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Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum

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Small Town Gem

Chappell Hill is good people and small Town Texas Charm at it’s finest. We visit the museum every... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mojomo
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sugar land, texas
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Not your average small town museum

Quaint museum of small town history. Has a temporary WW1 exhibit that is wonderful and covers the... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Thomas H
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9220 Poplar St, Chappell Hill, TX 77426-6312
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Chappell Hill is good people and small Town Texas Charm at it’s finest. We visit the museum every time we go to fall Scarecrow Festival. When we pulled into the parking area for the festival, the attendant’s response when we asked how he was doing...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Quaint museum of small town history. Has a temporary WW1 exhibit that is wonderful and covers the local impact of WW1.

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Very knowledgeable and some really outstanding exhibits to include the WWI exhibit that just opened. A definite stop on your historical tour.

Thank James L
Reviewed April 16, 2018

We visited here recently while on a quest to see bluebonnets. We love small town museums and this one didn't disappoint. There is much to see regarding the history of Chappell Hill, its Polish heritage, plantation life, the War Between the States and much more....More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

This is a gem of a museum right outside Houston in historic Chappell Hill very close to Washington on the Brazos. If you are heading out to Austin or just want to get out of the city, head to this museum and see what was...More

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We came for the blue bonnet festival but we were told they bloomed early. There were just a few but still a great day. Love the history in this town. The birth place of Texas! A Polish settlement. The museum is in the old elementary...More

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Christine H, Museum Director at Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review! I am glad you enjoyed your time here in Chappell Hill. Please come back soon!

Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Love charming Chappell Hill! We have gone for the annual Scarecrow Festival and really loved time spent in this quaint town. Fun to stroll along Main Street and check out the arts and crafts. Love the old architecture. Take a walk down the street, away...More

Thank mojomo
Christine H, Museum Director at Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Thank you so much, I love his paintings too! My favorites are the Baseball game and the Cotton Gin. My husband loves his cows and bulls though. If you want to see the more ranching-themed paintings, the best time to visit is around June/July, because...More

Reviewed April 8, 2016

The Historical Society has done a marvelous job of preserving and displaying is proud heritage and past. A must visit to genuinely appreciate the historical value of Chappell Hill, TX

Thank WinchesterWanderlust
Christine H, Museum Director at Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Thank you for the kind review. I hope you visit again this spring, we will be having a special art exhibit!

Reviewed March 12, 2016

Located in an old school the museum is short on artifacts and heavy on text. the old school rooms are divided into information on the former colleges in the area or the history of the area focusing on the time of the us civil war....More

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Christine H, Museum Director at Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Thank you for this thoughtful and critical review. I completely agree, we could use more artifacts and less words on the wall. Our exhibits are older, and in need of updating. In the meanwhile, we have been showing increased temporary and traveling exhibits with a...More

Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

We were in town for the TXGA Texas Challenge and Festival and this museum hosted one of the geocaching Lab Caches bringing us to this little gem of a museum. Enjoyed looking around at the exhibits and finding out about a little history. I liked...More

Thank Kathy R
Christine H, Museum Director at Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Oh my goodness, yes! The geocaching event was so much fun, and all of our visitors that weekend were an absolute blast! I wish we could do that every year, thank you for the kind review, and a pleasant memory. I hope you return soon,...More

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