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The Bayless-Selby House Museum is the anchor for the Denton County Historic Park. The home is... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
i_am_brendanc
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Denton, Texas
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charming tour and reenactment. lots of great stories and the hose is correct to the period. Great... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
Loretta1983
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Denton, Texas
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The walls of this Victorian style house museum tell the story of life in Denton at the turn-of-the-century. The story of Denton County prior to 1908 is told through the music room with the E. Gabler & Bro. grand piano, the elegantly set dining room...more
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

The Bayless-Selby House Museum is the anchor for the Denton County Historic Park. The home is restored and decorated with period items in each of the rooms. Take a stroll through on your own, or you can also (at particular times) take a guided tour....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank i_am_brendanc
Reviewed December 30, 2017

charming tour and reenactment. lots of great stories and the hose is correct to the period. Great way to hear some history of Denton.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Loretta1983
Reviewed July 27, 2017

I took my granddaughter on a field trip there as part of a history lesson. It contained a ton of antiques and really gives a feel for what life was like during the period.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank MrsComeans
Reviewed June 20, 2017

If you like classy and classic old homes, check this out. Beautifully preserved old Victorian mansion with many interesting furnishings and exhibits. I especially appreciated the very knowledgeable and friendly volunteer tour guides. Very close by the grand old courthouse, so plan on seeing both...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Rick W
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This museum allows visitors to step back in time to learn more about what life was like for Victorians. During the tour, visitors also get a good dose of Denton history. I would also recommend visiting the Quakertown house next door as well as the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Jess_T_Hogue
Reviewed October 15, 2016

The Bayless-Selby House was moved to it's present location to preserve its architectural significance in the this area. The Denton Master Gardeners surrounded it with lovely plants typical of the time. The area has now grown to include other historical homes within walking distance of...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank 846darlab
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Was greeted by a lovely tour guide named, Paul! Really enjoyed this and hasn't idea people used their hair to make jewelry and decorative wreaths! Paul had many wonderful stories to tell. We especially enjoyed the Quaker home and the African Americans that were impacted...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Toured this home last year during the Denton Birthday celebration. Beautiful furnishings. Loved learning the history.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Loretta V
Reviewed July 7, 2016

The Bayless-Selby house is the largest structure in the Denton Historical park. this park has several old structures as well as a Log Cabin that was move in in 2016. It is a great place to visit.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank jtaylor924
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Victorian house in Denton's Historical Park. Charming interior takes you back in Time. Very knowledgable docent.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Paul M
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