We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Small but super local historical museum

Local history at its best. You can learn a lot from looking at the pieces on exhibit. But the local... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2016
Mikeyveck
,
Dallas, Texas
via mobile
Local Museum

A small museum with a very friendly and interesting history guide. The Civil War Flag is the... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2016
Lisa B
,
Texas
Read all 4 reviews
17
All photos (17)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good25%
  • Average50%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 15, 2016
“Local Museum”
Jul 17, 2016
“Small but super local historical museum”
About
The Henderson County Historical Museum is located one block north of the downtown square and is housed in the historic Faulk-Gauntt Building. First built in 1896 as a grocery store, exhibits on the first floor continue to emulate a...more
Contact
217 N Prairieville St, Athens, TX 75751-2042
Website
+1 903-677-3611
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (4)
Filter reviews
4 results
Traveler rating
1
1
2
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
1
1
2
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed October 15, 2016

A small museum with a very friendly and interesting history guide. The Civil War Flag is the highlight. There are some interesting medical items: medical books, eyeglasses, dentistry items, etc. There are some farm/ranching equipment, some high school items, some antique dolls and an interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Local history at its best. You can learn a lot from looking at the pieces on exhibit. But the local history really comes alive when it is told to you by someone who really knows her stuff. There are some Civil War pieces, some Native...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

The building looks run down and most displays are dusty. But if you get past that you will see some really interesting pieces of history. The lady working didn't speak much about the objects themselves but we did have nice conversations about the history of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank JLGlenn
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great place to discover the history of Henderson county and many of the prominent citizens that have roots in the county. Lots and Lots of displays and info

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank dmd-psd
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 nearby hotels
Americas Best Value Inn
46 reviews
.65 miles away
Super 8 by Wyndham Athens TX
279 reviews
1.01 miles away
Holiday Inn Express - Hotel & Suites
120 reviews
1.23 miles away
Best Western Plus Royal Mountain Inn & Suites
267 reviews
2.02 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 70 nearby restaurants
Railway Cafe
160 reviews
.10 miles away
Cherry Laurel Bakery, Cafe & Catering
46 reviews
.33 miles away
Old West Bean and Burger
38 reviews
.15 miles away
Mariscos El Rincon Bar & Grill
25 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 19 nearby attractions
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
129 reviews
4.24 miles away
The Retreat Massage & Day Spa
97 reviews
.29 miles away
East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society
33 reviews
1.43 miles away
3 P's in a Vine Winery and Vineyard
19 reviews
2.12 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Henderson County Historical Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines