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Address: 1905 Atkinson Dr, Lufkin, TX 75901-2505
Phone Number: 936-632-9535
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Great exhibits in Forestry Museum

The museum has a great history of forestry in the area with many objects on display. There is also an area for children.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
LCMAN61
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has a great history of forestry in the area with many objects on display. There is also an area for children.

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Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We love this museum and enjoy taking grandsons here. So much to learn from the blacksmith shop, the train, to the logging industry in Texas. There is something for the young and old. Don't miss this jewel of a museum.

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Thank jandlcryer
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Broad collection of large exhibits. I especially liked reading some of the newspaper articles from times long past.

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Thank David T
Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to go with little ones there are great exhibits and fun! With lots of hands on exhibits. There is no cost to visit the museum.

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Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Wonderful place to have a "Hands on Experience" of logging in East Texas. A must for any lover of history and a worthwhiled experience for children.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This museum covers the history of logging and forest management in Eastern Texas. It is not too big, but they do have some very nice displays. There are machines and other tools used in the logging industry. There is also a good display on paper mills, as well as the variety of uses for wood. There is a lot of... More 

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Keller TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

This place is packed with information and exhibits that are truly unique and incredibly educational. If you are a nature and/or history buff, this place is a MUST SEE! I had no idea how significant the foresting industry was to the early commercial development of Texas. Great place and it's 'donation only' to visit!

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Thank MadMonk44
Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

A free Forestry museum. Donations appreciated. Great information regarding lumber camps, paper milling and forestry. A well developed, artfully done museum, good for adults and children.

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Thank AquarenaJane
Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Truly a hidden treasure. Any Texan should see this facility cause it' depicts an important era of our development. Our 6 kids loved the train, log cabin, and dressing in period outfits. I liked the antique logging equipment. We stayed nearly 2 hours.

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Centerville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

My kids really enjoyed this museum! It was surprisingly fun and educational! The trains and interactive activities made this a hit! My boys are ready to go back! Don't miss it!

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