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Frontier Times Museum

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510 13th Street, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-3864
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Eclectic museum with friendly and helpful staff

Visited on 85th anniversary of the museum. They have a display of many western and frontier times... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Thomas D
Lots of stuff!!!

There are a dizzying array of things to look at in this museum. However, I struggled to find any... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
RailFan1962
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San Antonio, Texas
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Includes many early pioneer items, some very unusual.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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510 13th Street, Bandera, TX 78003
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Thomas D
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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.

Thank RailFan1962
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Valeria C
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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.

Thank Ejody
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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

Thank lynnc185
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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.

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Visited after seeing it on tripadvisor. Cost was reasonable, takes about an hour to tour. Lots of oddities and things of interest. A lot of local history and western artifacts. It was a good stop to see local items. I would recommend it if you...More

Thank revrick33
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

Visited today after being in Bandera for 2 1/2 months. Some interesting and somewhat unique exhibits - 2-headed goat, mounted rattlesnake, deer heads - interesting donations but not as grabby as many others we have visited. Really good rodeo champion exhibits, fitting for the cowboy...More

Thank uphill69
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

Was very surprised about how well put together, and amount/types of exhibits, in the museum. Highly impressed with the quality and history displayed about Bandera County inside. Other members, some teenagers, within our party were impressed also.

Thank David C
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Somewhat small, but crammed full of interesting artifacts from frontier times through WWII and current rodeo champions and their equipment. Very nice lady welcomed me and told me about some of the most interesting items (various WWII items, coins, 2-headed calf, dressed flea's, etc.). She...More

Thank Kenneth R
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