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Museum of East Texas

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Address: 503 North 2nd Street, Lufkin, TX 75901
Phone Number: (936) 639-4434

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Free Art Museum

My spouse and I enjoyed this small town art museum with many paintings and special exhibits. I recommend this for folks on a budget.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My spouse and I enjoyed this small town art museum with many paintings and special exhibits. I recommend this for folks on a budget.

Thank LCMAN61
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Very nice staff person, but not much to see here. There are a couple of sculptures outside and 2 rooms of exhibits, one of assorted artwork and another for the etymologically inclined. There is another wing which was closed due to Summer Art Camp. Perhaps there will be more to see when art camp is over.

Thank David T
Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

They have a ton of different attractions on the weekends which is perfect for people with children or people who are just visiting town. Highly recommended to people staying over the weekend! Check their schedules! :)

Thank Kelly K
Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Check to see what special events are coming, otherwise there is not much there. The community hosts several events thru the year and they are worth seeing.

Thank Ogletreez
Lufkin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The museum is small, but a lot goes on. Great place to take children in the summer for their art camp. Different types of displays throughout the year. The facilities are great for weddings, receptions, etc.

Thank Marlyn S
Lufkin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It has been years since I visited this place...until this last Christmas. I agree with one of the reviewers that there is not a lot to see sometimes. However, if you are in town during the holidays, stop by and see their Christmas Tree Festival. It is a wonderful display of about 200 decorated Christmas trees. We all loved it,... More 

Thank Judi D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Each summer for the past seventeen years, the Museum of East Texas hosts an Art Camp for 400 plus students ages three to fourteen. Additionally there are evening classes for adults. During this three month period, the main galleries are filled with the excitement of children and their joyful noise as they attend classes offered in twenty-one different mediums. Each... More 

Thank Allyson L
Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Nice lady at the front but honestly nothing to see...a few rooms with some art...Pass on this place. There are other places like the Texas Forestry Museum

Thank Elie B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Visited as the volunteers were setting up 100+ trees for their Festival of Trees (for Christmas). About 5 galleries, one with a photography display that was excellent, another with items from their collection (history of the area) and one with FABULOUS fabric art. Excellent gift shop with unique items for purchase. Friendly staff.

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Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Always a new art exhibit on display. Wonderful children and family activities. Christmas is a wonderland when the trees are on display. A must see. Lufkin is so fortunate to have such a museum downtown. And it is always free

1 Thank tmg_3

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