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Ennis Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum

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Address: 105 NE Main St, Ennis, TX 75119-4058
Phone Number: (972)875-1901

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For the History Buffs

Great little museum. Very clean & uncluttered. Be sure to watch the video in the back room. My son liked getting in the caboose outside. And if you're into it - the museum is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ginger G
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Ennis, Texas
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Ennis, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little museum. Very clean & uncluttered. Be sure to watch the video in the back room. My son liked getting in the caboose outside. And if you're into it - the museum is a Pokemon Go stop and also on the geocache map.

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a good place to see how the expansion of the railroad helped to grow parts of the southwest and particularly the town of Ennis. Interesting video and railroad facts if you are willing to go and find the town. One would probably not go here unless you were visiting family or the kind of person to go to... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Not much to see really. The location is a bit hard to get to due to traffic school minimal parking available.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

In a trip back home to visit family, I went with my dad to the Ennis Museum. Despite growing up here and visiting family through the years, I had never been to the museum. It take you on a trip back in time of how the town was developed as of result of the railroad being built in 1872 to... More 

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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Ennis, TX offers several events through the year, but it's also a nice afternoon trip from the Dallas area at other times, too, for a relaxing time. This Museum is small, but filled with great exhibits. The caboose is fun to tour. Staff is friendly and helpful. The museum is located next to the Visitor's Center and across the railroad... More 

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Denison, Texas
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is an awesome museum. The history of Ennis is rich and interesting to say the least. Watching the mini video was helpful with understanding how Ennis and the railroad came together. Great history lesson.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I used to live here and stopped in while visiting the area. I enjoyed stopping in again and bringing back old memories.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Was worth the time we spent . Liked the caboose they had parked there to walk through. Your kids' will like that. Inside it was clean and well lit with good displays. My husband liked learning of the history of the area and the diorama of the RR depot, switch yard. Very old timey.

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The Colony, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

It's small and it's simple but it's rich in history not only for the railroad but the Ennis area and you just can't pass it up but take cash ($2) they don't take credit cards - very informative 8 minute movie to start off with and then just wander around - the sweet lady who was there yesterday when my... More 

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Point Cedar, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

it was okay, not being into trains, it seemed a little dull to me. But we took in the tour because it was there.

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