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Texas Forestry Museum

1905 Atkinson Drive, Lufkin, TX 75901
936-632-9535
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Ranked #3 of 8 attractions in Lufkin
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- Mar 31, 2014
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Lumberton
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The museum is small, but very nice and informative. There's a wonderful play toy train area for the younger kids. The bathrooms are clean and the place is nice. I wouldn't make a trip just for this museum, but if you are in the area, stop by here. It's free and 4 minutes from Ellen Trout Zoo.

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Livingston, Texas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
5 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

History of the Lumber Industry and the Gigantic Leaps in Technological advancements in the 130yr history of Logging in East Texas.

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Texas
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127 reviews 127 reviews
35 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

A broad variety of photos and other sorts of historical information about the forestry industry in Texas. Sadly, the outdoors portion with heavy equipment was under redesign, so we could not take advantage of that part.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012 via mobile

The museum is free, so my friend and I stopped by today. We spent 4 or 5 hours covering every inch of the place. Can't believe we waited so long to go! We were very impressed with the museum's exhibits. Very informative about the lumber/paper industry in East Texas, including the lifestyles of tree camp families. The place is filled... More

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