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Nice Local Museum

This is a nice local museum. Nice if you have lots of time and want to go to "one more site" while... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2016
Lisa B
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Texas
Great Way to Learn About a Small Town

You will not find an extensive collection of items to rival heritage museums in larger cities... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2016
Steven W
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Spring, TX
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Aug 17, 2018
“A strange place.”
Jun 11, 2017
“Charming”
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The Brenham Heritage Museum is a museum presenting the rich history and culture of Brenham and Washington County. Our exhibits range from local tradition to art to the Civil War. The Museum has collections of cameras, wedgewood, militaria, and much...more
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105 S Market St, Brenham, TX 77833-3756
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

AS the only visitors at the time we were given a guided trip around the museum, it did not appear to have a focus to it, but was enjoyable none the less. The visit also included the old fire station since turned in to a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Custom53
Reviewed June 11, 2017

There was a lot of time & money put into making this museum a nice place to visit. I have been to many many small town museums and this one actually is the first I have seen where vintage fire engines are made glass displays...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed August 14, 2016

This is a nice local museum. Nice if you have lots of time and want to go to "one more site" while in Brenham. Not a lot to it, but we enjoyed it.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed April 2, 2016

You will not find an extensive collection of items to rival heritage museums in larger cities. Then again, that isn't why you are visiting a small town. Take the time to talk to the curators and the people in the museum. Their stories about the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Steven W
Reviewed February 6, 2016

The museum is what you might expect in a small town like Brenham. Housed in a former post office, it houses local history and artifacts.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank jbfeagle
Reviewed July 24, 2015

If you have some spare time while visiting Washington County, Texas, drop in at the Brenham Heritage Museum, located in the old Post Office building. While I still consider this museum a work in progress, it does provide the visitor with information about early life...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Museum curator was extremely helpful and well informed about the founding families of Brenham. The exhibits were displayed well and we found them not only interesting but well laid out to understand the timeline of life in Brenham

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Amanda H
Reviewed April 30, 2015

Nothing out of the ordinary. Mostly just told the local history of a small town. We had just missed a re-enactment of a gun battle.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank pamme42
Reviewed March 9, 2015

The museum gives visitors a lot to learn about Brenham and Texas history thereof, stuff I hadn't known about before (and I'm a native Texan!). The Giddings brothers (Brenham's founders)were quite remarkable and the museum gives you great information on them.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank amy g
Reviewed October 28, 2014

This small, museum is housed in the old Brenham Post Office building. The one staff person on duty gave us an interesting explanation of the system used at the time, with the Post Master “spying” on workers from an overhead, enclosed walkway. She was also...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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