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Fort Bend Museum

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Afternoon visit

The small museum before touring the home is worth the visit alone. There was information about... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Richmond, Texas
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In History 1301, I learned about the settlement of Texas beginning with Stephen F. Austin. The... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Carys M
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500 Houston St, Richmond, TX 77469-3522
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is for the afternoon tea they held at the Moore House. Firstly, I loved how they hosted the tea and I thought the two ladies did a great job of hosting (although both gave conflicting information with regards to the house). The food was...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The small museum before touring the home is worth the visit alone. There was information about people involved in the history of Fort Bend that was unexpected and surprising. The receptionist was very helpful and gave us a tour of the home, even though it...More

2  Thank Jaasma
Reviewed 9 December 2017

In History 1301, I learned about the settlement of Texas beginning with Stephen F. Austin. The battles of Santa Anna with the Texans during the Texas Revolution of 1836 were highlighted as well. Further historic events presented in the museum include the Civil War, Reconstruction,...More

3  Thank Carys M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I went specifically to see the exhibition of Draped in Black, The Art of Victorian Mourning and it was excellent! There were displays with items that I had heard about but never have seen at any other museum. The postmortem photo album was very interesting...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a great little museum, they have many interesting pieces to look at, the also have Deaf Smiths tombstone in front of one of the houses. He was a scout for Sam Houston during the Texas Revolution, they do not know exactly where he...More

Thank GuidaSue
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My mother n law was visiting from Colorado so while the guys went golfing we went to Richmond. The museum and personnel were so knowledgeable and inviting. We did the walking tour of historical homes, then returned to the museum to tour the Moore House....More

Thank Kerri S
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I joined friends on a tour of the museum and enjoyed all we saw and the cute little gift shop area. I got some nice little pottery pieces and they actually had a few things that were great for stocking stuffers.

Thank Pati P
Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you live in Fort Bend County,It is worth while to visit a Fort Bend Museum. You can see nice beautifully decorated entrance. For children, to explain more about Fort bend MUSEUM AND STORIES it is nice story to tell and visit such places.

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

A Look into the past. Well kept mansion. Events throughout the year to include Murder Mysteries, Christmas candlelight tours, etc. Being a member has it's advantages of free admission. Special events are at a member reduced rate. The Fort bend Museum includes Historic mansion, Museum,...More

Thank bermudatexas
Reviewed 4 May 2016

On April 16, 2016, I visited the Fort Bend History Museum in Richmond, TX. The location is very relevant to its name since it focuses primarily on what happened around the area. It was a miniscule, walkthrough gallery which lasts around 2 minutes if you...More

1  Thank Shoaib A
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