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Frontier Times Museum

510 13th Street, Bandera, TX 78003
830-796-3864
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Ranked #4 of 19 Attractions in Bandera
Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Includes many early pioneer items, some very unusual.
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Includes many early pioneer items, some very unusual.

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Baytown, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

WOW, everyone should check out this museum. Its not only a museum for the local Bandera Area but from all over the U.S. I saw things I would have never been able to see, and I have traveled all across the U.S. I recommend this museum to everyone.

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Mobile, Alabama
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201 reviews 201 reviews
136 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Where else can you see a snake made out of thousands of old postage stamps or a mummified rat? Interesting place and worth a stop if in the area

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Adra, Spain
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There were lots of different displays to see so something to suit everyone's taste. The staff on the front desk were very knowledgeable.. Well worth a visit if you are in the Bandera area

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Kerrville, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
24 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Sleeper alert! If you like history, authentic touches of the past, and quirky Texas artifacts, plan to visit this museum! - It's housed in a limestone building originally built in 1933, tucked just a bit off the main drag of Bandera, the "Cowboy Capital of the World". - It's a feast for the eyes with so much to see -... More 

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College Station, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I found the Museum artifacts to be interesting, but there was no rhyme or reason to the exhibits, other than the Hall of Fame. If you are going there thinking you are going to a regular museum, you may leave disappointed. If you go with the attitude that you are going to see a mix of objects collected over the... More 

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Bandera, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My hubby and I felt this was worth the price of admission. It was interesting and we learned more about the Bandera area by coming in here. We had been told by the Visitor's Bureau in Boerne that it was a good place to go. I would agree with them. The bathroom was clean, also. The two volunteers working there... More 

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This is a cool little museum in the town of Cowboy Capital Bandera, TX. If you happen to be in this part of Texas the Frontier Times Museum is a nice divergence to your trip. It's a big facility with several rooms of late 1800's/early 1900's artifacts. Everything from the evolution of barbed wire, to early coffee makers, early hair... More 

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Top Contributor
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24 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This museum was unbelievable. Everything was donated. They had items from all over the world. There's a small entry fee but well worth it. One could probably spend hours here. We spent about 2 hours. That was kind of skimming over it. Highly recommend it.

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Austin, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

The Frontier Times Museum in Bandera is a 'must see' for visitors & residents alike. So many wonderful artifacts from Bandera's early day's as a cypress shingle manufacturer, cattle ranching, and trueCowboy Heritage. If you're interested in Texas Hill Country history, the place is a literal treasure trove of information & items from the past. 5 stars for the Frontier... More 

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Wallace
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149 reviews 149 reviews
36 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Pretty large for a small town. Varied collection. Employee was quite informative also. A must see when in Bandera.

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