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Ellis County Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Fascinating history, a wonderful collection!

We stopped in after lunch at the BBQ restaurant down the street. Such an eclectic collection... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Very Infomative

Learned a lot about the city and great items to see. Don't overlook this museum it was well worth... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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Museum that displays a beautiful collection of silk and ivory fans, ivory pitchers, and other items from various time periods.
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201 S College St, Waxahachie, TX 75165-3711
+1 972-937-0681
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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

The museum is a charming small historical building across from the Ellis County Courthouse. Right in the town square with restaurants & shopping close-by with easy parking. You can walk the whole surrounding area comfortably unless the day is too hot. The pictures, artifacts, &...More

4  Thank John H
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped in after lunch at the BBQ restaurant down the street. Such an eclectic collection, which richly tells the story of Ellis County. Well curated, knowledgeable volunteers, and we're so glad we stopped! Best for adults, as it's not very child- friendly ( lots...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Learned a lot about the city and great items to see. Don't overlook this museum it was well worth visiting.

1  Thank tteach1963
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Have been many times over the years I am a resident of Waxahachie You can spend up to an hour looking at the various displays Def recommend it for those in downtown Waxahachie

1  Thank jdavidthornhill
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Housed in a large building the museum itself is not all that large but the quality of displays is good and gives a snapshot of the town over 100 plus years.

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This museum gives a good deal of information about how Waxahachie got its start; with lots of pictures of the past up to present day. They have interesting items that date back to the 1800's that were used; medicinal items, guns, tools, etc. The people...More

Thank lindyhopper63
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Stopped in for a very friendly and informative visit to the museum in the old Masonic building. Lots of artifacts and interesting articles, all they ask is for a voluntary donation. Don't hesitate to stop in.

1  Thank EastlakeOpie
Reviewed 12 June 2017

As visitors from the UK, my family and I were welcomed by a very friendly lady at the museum and we really enjoyed the museum which contained some really interesting artifacts.

Thank victorian986
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Allow thirty minutes t o one hour. Donation accepted. Large textile exhibit. Dishes. Toys. Cotton industry. Photos. Medical. Quilts. Fashion. Military. Native American artifacts and education. by courthouse.

Thank TravelinTexans77
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Small museum but, very interesting things to watch there is really good objects from the past that you can show to your kids how use to be on that time

Thank JLRendon
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We went about 2 weeks ago just walking the square and decided to go in. They have some interesting things to look at and read. Loved walking on the old creaking floors. It's not a huge place but some great information. They have books that...More

Thank Sandra M
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