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Step Back in Time

We spent a very informative 90 minutes in this museum. Our guide was Nancy. She is a wealth of... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
John T
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San Antonio, Texas
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An old ice house housing a history museum showing lots of artifacts of the old life in west Texas... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
tracylV3931JQ
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Lampasas, Texas
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

We spent a very informative 90 minutes in this museum. Our guide was Nancy. She is a wealth of information. This museum is filled with lots of artifacts that help you really understand how things were 100 to 150 years ago. We were really surprised...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

An old ice house housing a history museum showing lots of artifacts of the old life in west Texas. Sheep and goats were the industry here, along with oil leases. One of the town leaders donated the first mascot to Anapolis. Dan Blocker of Ponderosa...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

This museum is worth the stop. Take time to read the explanations of the exhibits. There is a framed gun which killed Will Carver, a famous outlaw. If you want to visit his grave in the Sonora Cemetery (on the north side of Interstate 10],...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank brendahardesty
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Didn't think I was going to enjoy this at first, but the ladies at the museum took us on a personal tour of the museum, courthouse, depot, and a house of one of the founding families of the town. Our guide made the tour at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

History of Sonora told with photographs & artifacts with friendly & knowledgeable volunteers. Nominal admission fee of $4 per person. As a fan of television's Bonanza, learning "Hoss" Dan Blocker lived & taught school here & actually taught one of the volunteers when she was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

This small museum is located in downtown Sonora just off I-10 and exit 400. There is limited off-street parking in front of the museum and a wheelchair accessible entrance is located on the side of the building. The museum is closed Sun-Tues and is run...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Went because we are "stuck" in Sonora with RV tbls. But would have been worth the time and money to stop and anyway. Eclectic collection of local historical artifacts. 'Elaine' showed us around and was a font of info and stories. Who knew....that Bonanza's Dan...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Mel N
Reviewed 21 January 2017

A great way to step back in time. Authentic treasures from Sutton County history. Well displayed and great stories to read.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Great experience! Ladies there was real knowledgeable ab what's here. Great frontier museum with great people. Must visit if ever In Sonora.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Really disappointed...stopped by for a quick look since the website says it is free and the brochure sitting at the front door also says it's free. It's NOT free. We were approached at the door and told it was $4 for adults. Did not stay....More

Date of experience: June 2016
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