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The Gladewater Museum

116 W Pacific Ave, Gladewater, TX 75647-2745
+1 903-845-7608
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Interesting and informative.

We finally stopped in one day after passing by for several years. I couldn't believe we hadn't been... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brandy03m
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Gladewater, Texas
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Best Little Museum Around

This is a nice & interesting museum. The only museum I've ever been to where they encourage you to... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Kristy F
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The Gladewater Museum displays tell the story of Gladewater and the surrounding areas from the early settlement days through the 1930's and beyond.
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5 days ago
“Interesting and informative.”
Apr 14, 2018
“Best Little Museum Around ”
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116 W Pacific Ave, Gladewater, TX 75647-2745
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We finally stopped in one day after passing by for several years. I couldn't believe we hadn't been sooner!! The wonderful women were very knowledgeable and polite. Even my kids enjoyed it.

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice & interesting museum. The only museum I've ever been to where they encourage you to pick up & look at things - that was awesome! The lady who gave us the tour was super sweet & gave my daughter a free...More

Thank Kristy F
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Very knowledgeable people to guide you around. Everything from oil boom to Elvis Presley history. Located in downtown so close to good places to eat. Pleasant place to spend a couple of hours

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

This is a very well-curated museum featuring great photographs and artifacts from local history. Especially fascinating is the oil boom of the early 1930s when the town experienced explosive growth and thousands of oil derricks formed the skyline. Elvis was once a visitor early in...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2016

While Gladewater may be known as a oil boom town, there is so much more! Visit and learn about this great gem in East Texas.

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Reviewed March 1, 2016

The men and women of Gladewater have put together a great history of their city in this museum. Photographs are excellent. The staff is very friendly and helpful. One lady opened for me during their closed days and walked me through the place. Really worth...More

Thank BubbersLongview_
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Reviewed August 21, 2015

The staff at the museum have done a great job of gathering and organizing a great collection of photos and memorabilia going back to the the birth of Gladewater with emphasis on the oil boom.

Thank meformby
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

I was lucky to have a guided tour by the Director, Mrs. Roddy. She and the staff have done a great job collecting old pictures and postcards for the 1930's and creating interesting and informative displays covering local history, the East Texas Oil Boom, Capt....More

Thank texasrepublichistory
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