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Marfa and Presidio County Museum

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Address: 110 W. San Antonio St, Marfa, TX
Phone Number: 915/729-4140
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Loved this charming Museum

We spent a few hours exploring this Museum which holds the history of Marfa, TX and surrounding countryside. Fascinating info and really good displays. Museum volunteer was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a few hours exploring this Museum which holds the history of Marfa, TX and surrounding countryside. Fascinating info and really good displays. Museum volunteer was really nice and full of knowledge too. Definitely worth the visit.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I loved this museum, it was full of interesting photos and items from Marfa's past. This is the everyday social history that has shaped the community. We talked to the museum attendant for ages about Marfa and felt we'd found out more about the real Marfa. Did I mention this museum is free? Please do as we did and make... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Excellent collection of local items and history, far better than most bigger museums that I've visited. Great friendly staff as well!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

friendly staff. very informative. Lots of really cool stuff to look at. Artifacts are very well preserved and displayed.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Well worth your time to visit this museum when in Marfa. Many long-term families in the area have donated a rich history of photographs and historical items providing the visitor with a glimpse into the long history of Marfa and Presidio County. What attracted me from reading the guide books, and being a photographer, were the hundreds of old images... More 

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Marfa, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

i visited a few times here and am a social scientist, doing odd jobs cleaning in town. i hope/plan to help do more to promote the rich history of this lil town. Sugest i or profesional do walking tour with locals and get there story of things scene.

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