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Museum of Measurement and Time

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Totally Free, Run by Donations Only

My husband studied metrology, so we had to stop. John and Edna have collected clocks, musical... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Teresa S
Really Neat Experience

The owner, x-surveyor in Jefferson, has an amazing collection of clocks, salt and pepper shakers... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
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Museum features Land Surveying history, the exhibits feature examples of early surveying dating from the 1700's. Items on exhibit are compasses, transits, levels and topographic tools. Our collection includes, maps, documents and historical items...more
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301 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2133
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband studied metrology, so we had to stop. John and Edna have collected clocks, musical instruments, Victrolas, mathematical computing instruments and many salt and pepper shakers. He is a retired civil engineer who began his clock collection over 40 years ago, but most of...More

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Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We appreciate your visit to our town and hope you find reason to come again. Jefferson is full of surprises, if you enjoy history you will find it. If you enjoy a relaxing trip where you can wander on your...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

The owner, x-surveyor in Jefferson, has an amazing collection of clocks, salt and pepper shakers, measurement tools from the past. No entrance fee but you'll want to leave a donation to support it.

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Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for the nice words. We hope you are able to return to Jefferson soon!

Reviewed July 17, 2018

This was a fun short stop! There are a ton of clocks and antiques to look at. The owner was there with just my mom and I, so basically led us around answering our questions and showing off the new "music room" they were working...More

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Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you for the visit. We hope you return to Jefferson soon. Johnny & Edith

Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic museum. Owners very knowledgeable and friendly. Nice display of items to take you back through the years.

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Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

Thank you, we hope you visit Jefferson again. Johnny & Edith

Reviewed April 14, 2018

Like a trip back in time with all the different styles of clocks, especially the old cucuclocks. (sp) Also a great collection of salt & pepper shakers, watches, and prison art. Every item is described. This can be a short visit if you want it...More

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Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thank you for the kind words. We hope you chose to visit our town again.

Reviewed November 20, 2017

Fantastic collection of clocks, and I mean really exotic clocks, as well as measurement devices like old slide rule predecessors. The owner was also extremely informative and friendly.

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Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2017

We appreciate your review and invite you for a return visit to both Jefferson and the museum.

Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of salt and pepper shakers so the large collection of those items weren't my cup of tea. BUT the conversation we had with Johnny about how land is measured was worth every minute. He should charge for his wealth of...More

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Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2017

Thank you for the kind words. Your experience is what makes the museum worth our effort. Johnny & Edith

Reviewed October 18, 2017

Happened upon this unique treasure while walking through this historic town. Walls and walls of measuring devices from times past as well as current. The owner was a library full of knowledge and we so much enjoyed our tour. They only operate off of donations...More

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Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

We appreciate your visit and kind words. We hope you enjoyed your visit to our town and invite you for a return visit. Thanks,

Reviewed October 1, 2017

This is a unique place with clocks from everywhere in just about every size and style. There are also old calculators, typewriters, and all sorts of measurement instruments. And there must be hundreds of salt and pepper shakers. Besides all that, it's also free but...More

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Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you for your visit. We hope you enjoyed Jefferson. Edith & I look forward to your repeat visit. Johnny & Edith Ingram

Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

What a great couple! What an immense collection of clocks, time pieces, measurement devices and personal stories from the owners. They paid us personal attention and we enjoyed every bit! If they are closed ... Call and ask for a tour, they will gladly oblige

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Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you for the kind words. Your response is why we enjoy what we do!!! We appreciate your visit. Johnny & Edith

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