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Texas Forestry Museum

1905 Atkinson Dr, Lufkin, TX 75901-2505
+1 936-632-9535
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Wonderful place to visit!

Wonderful museum for all ages! There is a children’s wing plus a train with a depot outside. So... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LBurgess97
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Lufkin, Texas, United States
So interesting

This museum was very well arranged and very interesting. They had short, precise tutorial cards on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
vhendryx
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Skiatook, Oklahoma
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1905 Atkinson Dr, Lufkin, TX 75901-2505
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+1 936-632-9535
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful museum for all ages! There is a children’s wing plus a train with a depot outside. So cool!

Thank LBurgess97
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum was very well arranged and very interesting. They had short, precise tutorial cards on everything. We watched a video about a small town logging industry with interviews from people in the 1950's. There was equipment, old time stores, photos, pine cones and trees....More

Thank vhendryx
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a free museum that offers lots of information about the timber industry in East Texas. There was something that interested everyone in our group.

Thank packmybags3
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

As a USFS Soil Scientist I attended NEPA training the fall of 2017. While at this training I checked out the museum located on the property. The outside collection of logging equipment and steam rail road engines cars is worth checking out.

Thank William M
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

A free museum with many exhibits covering forestry in Texas. Great place to learn about how forestry evolved.

Thank LCMAN61
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

This is a very interesting museum that chronicles the history of the logging industry in East Texas and offers some great insight into the life of a logging family.

Thank Kathryn K
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

While in Lufkin for the weekend, we decided to visit the museum. We spent an hour here and enjoyed the experience. There were a lot of interesting stories and displays, including a train outside. Some things were geared for kids, but a few more hands...More

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

My grand kids and I enjoyed the museum. We love history and this was a neat stop with a lot of informational for them.

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

There is something here for all ages. Historical artifacts chronicle the growth and impact of the timber industry in East Texas. There is a neat play area for children, as well as an old train for their exploration.

Thank Debbie & Tim D
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Interesting, clean, informative museum. It operates solely on donations, so technically it's free. We did donate $. A good place to go when it's hot or cold outside.

Thank Paula B
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