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Address: 510 13th Street, Bandera, TX 78003
Phone Number: 830-796-3864
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Includes many early pioneer items, some very unusual.

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Interesting Place to Visit

Interesting place to visit, has lots of stuff to see and read about. Gives an interesting history of the people of Bandera and surrounding area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
Perth, Western Australia
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is packed with items from all over the world. When we talked to the people at the desk they said the person who started it never refused anything someone wanted to give him. They have early printing presses, saddles, coins, clocks, sewing machines and some things we didn't even know what they were. They are going to begin... More 

Thank nobe
Bandera, TX
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is a wonderful museum with the most knowlegeable and helpful staff. This is a must stop when you are in Bandera.

Thank TwinElm
Perth, Western Australia
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179 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Interesting place to visit, has lots of stuff to see and read about. Gives an interesting history of the people of Bandera and surrounding area.

Thank WA_trekkers
Baltimore, Maryland
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90 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

The Frontier Times Museum's name does not in any way reflect its contents, which comprise oddities from around the world, including a shrunken head, two-headed lamb (taxidermy, not live), weapons, currency, rocks and minerals, old machinery--you name it, they have it, all in dusty cases. I guess it's okay, if you like that kind of thing.

Thank TowsonLady
Huntsville, Alabama
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Nice little Museum, some interesting collection of things inside. You should stop in if you are in Bandera Texas.

Thank GWG19
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Well worth the time they have so many things to see from 20 to 100 years ago definitely worth a stop.

Thank Debbie G
Ocean View, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Really great collection of interesting things and friendly staff..worth a visit if you are in the area..

Thank Ed D
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61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Paid the $3 senior rate. It is a small museum with lots of different stuff, not all related to Frontier times. The labeling for the most part was done by the former owner and original collector. There are very few dates on any of the items, making it difficult to know when the item was from. One really had to... More 

Thank AquarenaJane
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This museum has an interesting though slightly odd collection. Some of the captions and descriptions were written when the museum first opened, so the language is quite amusing at times. Well worth a quick visit whilst in town. The staff were lovely too!

Thank littlemissnuisance
Vanleer, Tennessee
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85 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

looking for something to do in the tiny town wasn't hard....this is a really cute place, rich with history.

Thank WolfInSoul

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