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Barnard's Mill

Address: 307 SW Barnard St, Glen Rose, TX 76043
Phone Number: (254) 897-7494
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Ranked #12 of 14 things to do in Glen Rose
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The oldest structure in Glen Rose.
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The oldest structure in Glen Rose.

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Glen Rose, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a truly historical building and authentic with a great story. They have art on display and give a great tour. The building has been a store, mill, hospital and art museum.

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Georgetown, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was able to take a lot of beautiful pics at this historic mill even though it was actually closed the day I was there. I believe it is only open on the weekends.

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Glen Rose, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This historic structure has a fascinating history and many of the rooms now function as an art gallery. In addition to etchings there are works paintings and sculpture of western themes. The sculpture in particular is world class.

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Lewisville, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We bought the book, Juana, about the wife of Charles Barnard who built the mill. Wonderful Texas history. This museum is fairly small so we took our time exploring and learning about the history and the art.

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Cleburne, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
29 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

If you like local history, this should interest you. The buildings are from the original settlers in the area, and now serve as an art gallery. Great way to spend an afternoon if you like art and history. If not, you'll be bored to tears.

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Richardson, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Six of us were given a private tour through the gallery (formerly a hospital) and former residence (previously a mill) by a polite and well-informed high school student docent. The art is from a private collection and well worth seeing. In addition, there was art from students at the local schools and a contest, in which we were asked to... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Sitting unassumingly on Barnard Street is Barnard's Mill, the "hub" of early Glen Rose commerce. Now it is the showpiece of a nice collection of art, etchings and sculptures - plus a nicely restored area that was the original mill. There is no cost to wander through, but the tour is much more meaningful if there is someone at the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The Mill was once a private residence and it has been converted to an art gallery. What a great surprise. A beautiful collection of paintings (some beautiful watercolors), etchings, sculptures, etc. Was not what I was expecting - in a good way. You can walk thru the part of the building that is set up like a home with period... More 

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