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Somervell County Museum

This is the definition of quaint. We had a great time going through the county history. They have... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Todd M
Really sweet, charming and characterful museum

This is such a lovely place. The lady volunteer who was there when I visited was so sweet and... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
VeeP40
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Museum specializing in fossils.
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101 Vernon St., Glen Rose, TX
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is the definition of quaint. We had a great time going through the county history. They have lot's photos and items to enjoy. The flood photos are really amazing. Don't miss the dinosaur footprint outdoors.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Todd M
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This is such a lovely place. The lady volunteer who was there when I visited was so sweet and helpful. There is an eclectic mix of items on display but for me that is what makes it special. I loved the barbed wire collection and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

this was a very unique little museum filled with lots of information about the town. the person who was in charge was also very knowledgable about the town. i was impressed

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank newtoy
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Thomas Edison phonographs, vintage household items, 1862 piano, 1800's dentist chair, dinosaur tracks, barbed wire collection and much more. This small regional museum is worth the quick stop as it has several unique items rarely seen. Friendly historian on site with interesting stories!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

If you love old museums with lots of history about the place you are visiting this one is great. make sure that you visit the room in the back with all of the interesting things about the dinosaurs.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Cloda D
Reviewed 31 May 2015

While we realize that museums like this one exist solely on donations, this one is as average as they come. The volunteer offered no information or guidance as we roamed through the building freely.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank DDague
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We found this museum while finding a nearby geocache. Thankfully the display outside has a dinosaur track so we could actually see one! The ones at the state park were underwater and not visible, sadly. We tried to go into the museum on Wednesday during...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 20 November 2014

This free museum has limited hours but is a great way to spend a few hours seeing interesting things

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 September 2014

I enjoyed the visit to the county museum.I really like the moonshine steel that was on exhibit. The founding families photos and documents were interesting.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Terry G
Reviewed 10 May 2013

We had some time to waste and gave this a try. We enjoyed seeing all the old items (had never seen a hand-pump floor vacuum before). There's no fee, but can give a donation. The hours are limited and only open on the weekend. Also...More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank CaryW
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