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Burton Cotton Gin and Museum

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Address: 307 N Main St, Burton, TX 77835-6071
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+1 979-289-3378

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We sold our home and land to travel. The old Andice Cotton Gin used to be on our property. It brought that all to life for us. The tour guide was knowledgable and good with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2016
Barbie K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We sold our home and land to travel. The old Andice Cotton Gin used to be on our property. It brought that all to life for us. The tour guide was knowledgable and good with people. There was a group of kids there and the guide did a great job with them. Educational for sure.

Thank Barbie K
Burton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I wanted to go check this out because I live in the community and felt like I should be able to say I had been there. Well I was genuinely surprised to find it very interesting. There was a guide who took us through the actual cotton gin and explained the history as well as the operation. He was more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

While we were on an antiquing trip to nearby Round Top, TX., my wife and I saw signs for the "Texas Cotton Gin Museum" and decided to visit it. We are so glad we did! During our trip, we made planned visits to many historical points of interest in Waco, San Antonio, Austin and the Round Top/Washington County areas. Much... More 

Thank Gary M
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

My mom used to tell me how hard it was to pick cotton. I'm sure most things were hard back then. The lady was educational and the tour was great.

Thank gwenbraum
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Watched a short video and then learned a lot from the lady on staff. Great lace to visit with kids to learn about history. And if you are there during tours go...we weren't during this time but I can only imagine how it would have been.

Thank gina m
Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

If you have even a vague interest in history, what is involved in growing and processing cotton, mechanical equipment, or how people used to live, you will be glad you visited.Cotton Gin Museum. For $6 per adult you get to visit a well-put together one room museum, go on a guided tour (check for times), and see a short film.... More 

Thank Dave P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

Excellent tour by a knowledgeable tour guide. It was very interesting to learn how cotton was farmed and processed and to see the oldest operating cotton gin in the USA.

Thank Michael Z
The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

Great up close and personal walking tour of the oldest cotton gin in America. Our guide was a wealth of information and the tour was very informative and full of interesting facts. Lots of opportunity for hands on all the way through to the end. We were introduced to the story of cotton from seed germination, growing, picking, bringing it... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

Burton, Texas is a small town of 300 residents. One would never think there is something worth seeing here. The Burton Cotton Gin and Museum is worth seeing. We have all heard about Eli Whitney and his amazing cotton gin. It is really something to see a real gin built over a hundred years ago which is still in working... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

This is an enlightening two-hour, hands-on presentation covering cotton from its germination through to processing for shipment using a still functional cotton gin as a teaching aid. The tour guide drew on his family's experience as cotton farmers to add a personal touch to a well-founded explanation of how cotton is grown, picked, and processed. The tour moves quickly through... More 

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