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Museum of East Texas

503 North 2nd Street, Lufkin, TX 75901
(936) 639-4434
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Ranked #3 of 9 Attractions in Lufkin
Type: Museums
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Each summer for the past seventeen years, the Museum of East Texas hosts an Art Camp for 400 plus students ages three to fourteen. Additionally there are evening classes for adults. During this three month period, the main galleries are filled with the excitement of children and their joyful noise as they attend classes offered in twenty-one different mediums. Each... More 

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Houston, Texas
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21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Nice lady at the front but honestly nothing to see...a few rooms with some art...Pass on this place. There are other places like the Texas Forestry Museum

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78 reviews 78 reviews
9 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Visited as the volunteers were setting up 100+ trees for their Festival of Trees (for Christmas). About 5 galleries, one with a photography display that was excellent, another with items from their collection (history of the area) and one with FABULOUS fabric art. Excellent gift shop with unique items for purchase. Friendly staff.

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Lufkin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Always a new art exhibit on display. Wonderful children and family activities. Christmas is a wonderland when the trees are on display. A must see. Lufkin is so fortunate to have such a museum downtown. And it is always free

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Lufkin, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

the Museum of East Texas has various exhibits which make for a pleasant outing and viewing.... i am especially pleased with the way they have integrated the old Episcopal Church building with the newer parts of the Museum..... take time to note the plaques which mention the names and accomplishments of some of the people from the Lufkin area who... More 

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Nacogdoches, Texas, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Every couple of months I would go to the Museum of East Texas. You are always greeted by the kindest woman from Holland. There is a gift shop to the right of the entrance that is filled with handcrafted artwork. The museum is always filled with beautiful work. Whenever friends and family would come to Lufkin, I would always take... More 

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Lufkin, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Don't miss the Museum of East Texas in December. They a the most beautiful display of Christmas Trees. . . Festival of Trees! All decorated by local volunteers. . . Spectacular!

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Livingston, Texas
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8 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Construction across the street has parking messed up for 2 blocks The Building was formerly an Episcopal Church and Fellowship hall. Friendly staff and fun exhibits!!

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Lufkin, TX
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Nice short trip to see how Lufkin became Lufkin. Educational ezperience.

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Granbury, Texas
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7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2011

My family and I finally visited this little museum. Our expectations were that it would be full of East Texas history, and it hardly had any of that. It's free to go, so if you are in the area and need half an hour to kill, this is the place to go. The staff are super friendly!

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