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Address: 201 N Caddo Street, Cleburne, TX 76031
Phone Number: 18176450940
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Housed in Cleburne's 1905 Carnegie Library, the Layland Museum presents...

Housed in Cleburne's 1905 Carnegie Library, the Layland Museum presents exhibits and educational programs relating to local history and home life.

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Beautiful collection in old Carnegie Library building.

Changing small collections make for frequent enjoyable visits. Mostly Cleburne history. Small gift shop has reasonably priced unique treasures. Friendly, knowledgeable staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2015
19MaryAnn1946
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Cleburne, Texas
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Changing small collections make for frequent enjoyable visits. Mostly Cleburne history. Small gift shop has reasonably priced unique treasures. Friendly, knowledgeable staff.

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Thank 19MaryAnn1946
Cleburne, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you want a glimpse into Cleburne's history, then this is the place to go. Incredible trip and you get to see one of the original Carnegie buildings which is another trip in itself. You can't go wrong with this visit. A true education. The adults and kids will love this place.

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Thank Clyde M
Fort Worth, Texas
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Show's life in Johnson County and Region, section on Towns Namesake Gen Cleburne. Revolving exhibits .

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Thank Mike S
McKinney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed at the Liberty Hotel and this little museum was within walking distance. We didn't expect much, but they have very nice displays and the pleasant staff made the visit very pleasant. Nice way to spend an hour or more depending on how much detail you are interested in.

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Thank Metody
Burleson, Texas
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Local (Cleburne & Area) items with gift shop. I liked the building since I have visited several Carnegie Library Buildings.

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Thank John M
Crowley, Texas
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

An impressive collection in amazing building. Much could be done to improve and I know it's a museum but my dust allergy was going crazy. Get a couple of food air purifiers. I have no idea how to assemble or squire these type of collections. But there will never cease to be many locals who want to see them AND... More 

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Thank TexasTransplant888
Cleburne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

With an emphasis on local family life in the last century and a small but impressive civil war and American Indian collection, the Layland Museum in Cleburne is a small town treasure. Housed in a beautiful and historical turn-of-the century Carnegie Building, this former library has been lovingly restored and maintains a research library for those interested in tracing their... More 

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Museum was very well laid out and signage was excellent! Had interesting artifacts and information we'd not seen elsewhere! Volunteer on duty was very welcoming and well informed. Glad we made the trip! Nice antique stores in walking distance on town square.

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Thank shelbylouise
Cleburne, Texas
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114 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

They are a small museum in a neat, historic building. I don't know why the picture here shows the La Quinta. It has a lot of potential. Actually, they have an incredible collection of Civil War weapons that they never display. Instead, they often have displays on "Frontier Women" and the like.

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Thank Matt L
Texas Heart of
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

This is a great place if you don't have much time or if you want to linger. Many areas of Texas life with historical elements are on display. Indian artifacts, cowboy gear, and a variety of different collections changed out every few months. There is a great early taxidermy piece, which we called a mermaid when I was younger,that looks... More 

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