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Simply a wonderful museum

This place is such a jewel. My husband and I spent a few hours reveling in history and going down... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
small but packed with antiques

This museum has a ton of stuff displayed in a small area. It seemed like may families in the area... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
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Includes many early pioneer items, some very unusual.
510 13th Street, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-3864
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

This place is such a jewel. My husband and I spent a few hours reveling in history and going down memory lane. It is filled with so many items from long ago that it would take all day to experience it all the right way....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

This museum has a ton of stuff displayed in a small area. It seemed like may families in the area have passed down family heirlooms for generations and now they are on display here. The staff was nice and the bathroom was clean.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DLNY1
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This is a small Museum with very friendly helpful staff. It is packed full of items. There is not an empty space in the Museum. It is interesting pouring over the items from times gone by. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Friendly staff. Informative displays and conveniently located. Quick stop. Interested in the Labor Day Ranch Rodeo, might need to return to purchase tickets

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank worldtraveller982018
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Visited on 85th anniversary of the museum. They have a display of many western and frontier times items alongside many donated collections and curiosities. Look closely and spend time viewing the items or ask the helpful staff for anything of interest and they might just...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Thomas D
Reviewed June 19, 2018

There are a dizzying array of things to look at in this museum. However, I struggled to find any cohesiveness in the displays. There is an interesting cowboy section in the far back of the place.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank RailFan1962
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We stopped in for 1.5 hours back in May. The collection is eclectic and quirky, somewhat disorganized too. Straight razors on display have the center button from an old car steering wheel sitting next to them. There is a very large collection of bells donated...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Valeria C
Reviewed April 25, 2018

You'll see so many unusual and unexpected things here... and many that will really surprise you! Great collections... take an hour and check it out. You'll never forget it.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Ejody
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This was a great visit. The staff were helpful, friendly & informative. Lots of donated exhibits and plenty to interest all ages. Some historical exhibits which reflected how life was in Bandera, Texas, back in the day. Back room showed an excellent display of saddles...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lynnc185
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Adored this museum. There's a really eclectic collection of frontier life and it feels so personal and lovingly curated.

Date of experience: March 2018
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