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Layland Museum

201 N. Caddo, P. O. Box 677, Cleburne, TX 76033
817-556-8840
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Ranked #3 of 6 Attractions in Cleburne
Type: Museums
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Cleburne
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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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Cleburne, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Texas Heart of
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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fort worth, TX
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2006

If you are ever passing through Cleburne, TX or are planning to visit, do yourself a favor and go to the Layland museum. This historical landmark is full of Texas history, American history, and Cleburne history. What impressed me the most is their personal tribute to the hands of women who worked in Cleburne. They had about 12 women cast... More 

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