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Address: 307 SW Barnard St, Glen Rose, TX 76043
Phone Number: +1 254-897-7494
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The oldest structure in Glen Rose.

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Sunday afternoon at the museum

Great bronzes an paintings in a historical setting - old grist mill that was later a hospital - go figure

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 28, 2016
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Round Rock, Texas
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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Great bronzes an paintings in a historical setting - old grist mill that was later a hospital - go figure

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

First let me say what beautiful grounds there are here. It is the perfect setting for a wedding. It is the old Gristmill and you will enjoy the history of it. It is combined with an art gallery now. Then we took the stairwell upstairs and nostalgia set in. For others, I am sure many Elvis records were played and... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Nearly every time we've visited Glen Rose we tried to visit Barnard's Mill. Finally this visit we were successful. The sweet lady working there last Saturday took us on a nifty little tour of the building and threw in some personal history (such as her memories of the place when it was the hospital). The art collection is very nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

This was the beginning of Glen Rose. The Barnards' were the founders of the city and lived in and ran this mill. The building is excellent. It is now used as an art museum.

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Thank Aimee R
Glen Rose, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a truly historical building and authentic with a great story. They have art on display and give a great tour. The building has been a store, mill, hospital and art museum.

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Georgetown, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014

I was able to take a lot of beautiful pics at this historic mill even though it was actually closed the day I was there. I believe it is only open on the weekends.

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Glen Rose, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

This historic structure has a fascinating history and many of the rooms now function as an art gallery. In addition to etchings there are works paintings and sculpture of western themes. The sculpture in particular is world class.

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Lewisville, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013

We bought the book, Juana, about the wife of Charles Barnard who built the mill. Wonderful Texas history. This museum is fairly small so we took our time exploring and learning about the history and the art.

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Cleburne, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

If you like local history, this should interest you. The buildings are from the original settlers in the area, and now serve as an art gallery. Great way to spend an afternoon if you like art and history. If not, you'll be bored to tears.

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Richardson, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

Six of us were given a private tour through the gallery (formerly a hospital) and former residence (previously a mill) by a polite and well-informed high school student docent. The art is from a private collection and well worth seeing. In addition, there was art from students at the local schools and a contest, in which we were asked to... More 

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