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The Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country

4831 FM 2673, Canyon Lake, TX 78133
(830) 899-4542
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Ranked #2 of 12 attractions in Canyon Lake
Type: Museums
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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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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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New Braunfels, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

One day a developer was plowing out the side of a hill right on the main highway FM2673 and found many, many strange tracks. They were dinosaur tracks from many long years ago, even before the earth was here according to some. Now you can see these tracks for yourself. Recently metal shade structures were installed making summer on a... More

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Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

If you are close to this museum it is worth the trip. It is an amazing unveiling of 110 million year old dinosaur footprints in mass. I have never seen such a clear visual of history. Under a large steel pole-barn are at least 60 dinosaur footprints that reveal the path of these giants. Great field trip!! It is a... More

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Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Enjoyed strolling outside and looking at the dino tracks. Its nice that they covered them for preservation. The structure was tastefully done and the entire outside area looks very professionally landscaped. Inside are 2 rooms with local history and prehistoric displays. Worth a stop.

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Located in the in the beautiful Canyon Lake area, the MUSEUM has displays on: Native American Artifacts, Early Pioneers including Farm Machinery, the Canyon Dam History, Fossils, Gift Shop, open air picnic area, and the Heritage Garden Trail of native Texas plants.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

We arrived on Saturday, June 9, with lots of anticipation of what we'd find. After paying $20 for the five of us, we headed out to see the dino tracks. Located under a large, covered pavilion, we were disappointed that we weren't given access to view the tracks up close. In fact, the walkway keeps you pretty far from the... More

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