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The Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country

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Address: 4831 FM 2673, Between Sattler and Startzville, Canyon Lake, TX 78133
Phone Number: (830) 899-4542
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It may be a small museum, but it was quite informative and interesting. The staff really knew their stuff and could answer any of your questions. The dinosaur tracks were quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2014
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Indianapolis, IN
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Worthington, Indiana
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is a very good small museum, especially pertaining to the dinosaur footprints. Our only wish was that they had a bigger building to house the exhibits about pioneer times in the area, native Americans, and the building of the Canyon Lake dam. If those areas were presented in a more professional expanded manner, in a larger facility, this could... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It may be a small museum, but it was quite informative and interesting. The staff really knew their stuff and could answer any of your questions. The dinosaur tracks were quite interesting. The museum also had native American artifacts, and a history of the Canyon Lake Dam. There were outdoor displays of historical farming and tools. There was a small... More 

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Pasadena, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This museum is not large but has some interesting displays and we very much enjoyed our visit. The dinosaur tracks were neat. A nice little Hill Country treat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place was just fascinating!!! Our tour guide was wonderful and explained everything. There are two types of dinosaur prints and two snail trails! I have done the Canyon Lake Gorge tour in the past, this was just as fulfilling and informative. I plan on taking our out of town visitors here from now on! We went on a Thursday... More 

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Spring Branch, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Interesting exhibits. I enjoyed the talks about dinosaurs. It's not a huge museum, but it's well organized and there are signs to explain everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It's a little museum but my family got a wonderful tour! She went over dinosaur history of our area before seeing the tracks. Then we went in and saw the rest of the museum which has wonderful artifacts from the area. Plan on spending about 45 minutes.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

the staff is knowledgeable about the topic, they seem to love what they do, the museum could add more things, it seems limited.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Loved learning about the ancient times of the area, seeing fossils, dinosaur prints, ect. Short and sweet. loved seeing the dino prints that were captured in lime stone. Had a guided tour.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

The main attraction was the dinosaur tracks. The volunteer was very nice. Since we were the only people there at the time, we got a private tour with her. The cost was reasonable for maintaining the museum and preserve the tracks. Great place for the kids.

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Excellent example of Texas Hill Country dinosaur tracks. Easy location to find. Covered area where dinosaur tracks are located. Srmall museum with early pioneer artifacts. Informative docent led our tour. Wonderful story of how the tracks were discovered! Students in my group LOVED seeing all the tracks.

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