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Address: 510 13th Street, Bandera, TX 78003
Phone Number: 830-796-3864
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Includes many early pioneer items, some very unusual.

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Small informational museum

We have visited this small museum 2 times: once by ourselves and once with friends. We found it to be a small, informational museum about Bandera and cowboy history. Lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2016
weezie95
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Houston, Texas
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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small museum has the best collection of Indian arrowhead and points that I've ever seen! Lot's of history and information on the cattle drives of old. Really cool!

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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Building looks small but there is a lot to see in a small space. Must see if in Bandera Texas. The staff was very friendly and my husband and I enjoyed this very much.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We have visited this small museum 2 times: once by ourselves and once with friends. We found it to be a small, informational museum about Bandera and cowboy history. Lots of artifacts and old timey items to browse.

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1 Thank weezie95
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

They had a treasure hunt page for the kids to search for an find. It was small but my kids liked the outside play area.

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2 Thank newbeginnings4
Centerport, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This place is one of a kind. All of the artifacts were donated by locals. Hard to explain, but a must visit if in Bandera!

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2 Thank Chris K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Very interesting items shown inside. Great history time pieces. Excellent place to learn more about the area through photos, items, and personal accounts posted. Friendly staff ready to answer any questions.

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1 Thank Tarica C
Water Valley, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This museum is small but packed with items from Texas to do with everyday living. There isn't any fancy or special exhibits but take your time to look at all the items. It is a hometown museum if that is your interest

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2 Thank Linda R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Creepy taxidermy. Weird and wonderful old photos. No hard sell. Dusty on the outside and comfortable inside. A pleasant diversion.

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3 Thank james f
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

This museum is packed with items from all over the world. When we talked to the people at the desk they said the person who started it never refused anything someone wanted to give him. They have early printing presses, saddles, coins, clocks, sewing machines and some things we didn't even know what they were. They are going to begin... More 

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Bandera, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is a wonderful museum with the most knowlegeable and helpful staff. This is a must stop when you are in Bandera.

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