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Hill Country Museum - Schreiner Mansion

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Worth the hour to visit.

Run by docents who do a pretty good job of explaining the history of the Schreiner family and their... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Houston, Texas

Stopped in for a quick visit since it was raining and we couldn't hit the river or check into our... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2015
San Antonio, Texas
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Oct 2, 2018
“Worth the hour to visit.”
Apr 26, 2016
“Closed for renovations - hope to open July 2016”
Museum that shows how the well-known Y.O. Ranch in the area began and prospered.
226 Earl Garrett St, Kerrville, TX 78028-5305
+1 830-895-5222
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Run by docents who do a pretty good job of explaining the history of the Schreiner family and their influence on Kerrville. Also next door to the department store of the same name. There is still and opportunity for you to go window shopping from...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank tonifrances71
Reviewed April 26, 2016

We were planning a group tour, but noticed on their website that the mansion was closed for renovation. The press release stating the closure was dated 2015 so I called them to check ..... very pleasant lady told me that yes, the mansion is still...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank 2wheel-navigator
Reviewed April 13, 2016

This is the former home of the Charles Schreiner family. This family helped settle this part of Texas. The furniture, photos, multimedia presentation, and knowledgable receptionist make the visit pleasant. A guided or self-guided walk through are available. It nice for a casual afternoon after...More

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank Onemansopinion17
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Beautiful building and very interesting items inside. Great for history buffs. Truly a step back in time!

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Cindy C
Reviewed November 11, 2015

We loved learning about Kerrville's past and also about the culture and events that shaped our times and future. If you love history you will enjoy visiting this museum.

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Sonya H
Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stopped in for a quick visit since it was raining and we couldn't hit the river or check into our hotel yet. It is a small museum and was hosting a gourd exhibit which we are not big gourd fans, but we enjoyed what we...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank 603kathyh
Reviewed March 5, 2014

This mansion is only partially furnished as it was in the late 1800s because the space is used for other purposes, but the artifacts and history of the building (and the town) are quite interesting. No cost and worth a look.

Date of experience: March 2014
6  Thank NewYorkWendy
Reviewed July 29, 2013

We enjoyed our visit of the Schreiner Mansion. It is now owned by Schreiner University. The lady who was working there when we visited was very knowledgeable and friendly. This mansion was built by Captain Charles Schreiner beginning in 1879. He was a successful businessman...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank TravelIntl
Reviewed April 22, 2012

Like everything in this Kerrville, it surprise you for the good quality of the offer. The voluteer in charge we visited the Museum, was a very dedicated and knowlogable guy.

Date of experience: April 2012
3  Thank MeryandLeo
Reviewed November 18, 2011

This museum gives you a good background of how Kerrville was founded. The opportunity to go through this lovely home and view all of the original antiques, furnishings, etc., a great piece of history.

Date of experience: November 2011
4  Thank Bakersfield1
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