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Address: 1905 Atkinson Drive, Lufkin, TX 75901
Phone Number: 936-632-9535
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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My kids really enjoyed this museum! It was surprisingly fun and educational! The trains and interactive activities made this a hit! My boys are ready to go back! Don't miss it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Centerville, Texas
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Centerville, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My kids really enjoyed this museum! It was surprisingly fun and educational! The trains and interactive activities made this a hit! My boys are ready to go back! Don't miss it!

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

free admission. free parking. my favorite part was the Smokey the Bear exhibit. about 30 min to go through.

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Hudson, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We just visited the Forestry Museum for their Sawmill Sampler. They had a petting zoo and pony rides and many stations set up inside to discuss the history of forestry in Texas. Awesome, awesome, awesome exhibits and presentations. Fantastic museum to visit. If you haven't you should!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This free museum has a lot of information about the various industries throughout East Texas that relied on trees. There are interesting displays on paper making and hauling lumber and there was also an interesting film on the last company owned town in America. We had the place to ourselves when we went there which made for a very quiet... More 

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Eldridge, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We learned more about logging in this area, and how workers lived in that era when logging started in this area. The outdoor display was closed and looked like it would be fun. The gift shop offered a nice variety of souvenirs for all ages.

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I was with my family when I visited the museum. The museum has many exotic artifacts and vehicles that were used for forestry the museum does a good job of keeping the place clean there is also a place where there are places-set-trains your kids can play with while you go around and look at every exhibit. There is an... More 

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Temple, Texas, United States
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22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Good small museum took about a hour,tell the story of the forest and paper industry.very nice exhibits inside and out.

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Georgetown, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We recently visited the museum and it was quite interesting, just the right amount of time and lots of different history facts about paper and the lumber industry. It's free so make sure you donate something it is definitely worth it to do so. We very much enjoyed our time and visit!

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I've seen most of the Forestry and Railroad museums in the south and this one has to be the nicest. Lots of documentation and period photos. Great displays of equipment and machinery. Since the timber industry could not exist without railroad equipment, they have a large collection of nicely restored pieces. The majority of the display items have been professional... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Nice little museum. Won't take more than an hour to see the whole thing. Nicely laid out to provide a quick overview of the area's logging history. Some interesting large items - like a steam locomotive and logging cars.

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Additional Information about Texas Forestry Museum

Address: Address: 1905 Atkinson Drive, Lufkin, TX 75901
Phone Number: 936-632-9535
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Lufkin
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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