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Address: 1905 Atkinson Dr, Lufkin, TX 75901-2505
Phone Number: +1 936-632-9535
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This place was awesome! They have tons of artifacts from the lumber era boom, all kinds of neat things made from wood, great displays of wagons, saws, logging tractor, fire line... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kristi K
Waco, Texas
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Waco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was awesome! They have tons of artifacts from the lumber era boom, all kinds of neat things made from wood, great displays of wagons, saws, logging tractor, fire line plow on a jeep, saws used to cut down pine trees, videos, a great area for kids to pretend to live in cabins occupied by logging families! And these... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

The Texas Forestry Museum, the train, and the trails behind the museum are a great place to visit when in Lufkin. Adults and children will be actively engaged. There are also many interesting forestry tools and machinery on displayi. The museum is free, but donations are greatly appreciated.

Thank PuraVidaPacifico
Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

There is a ton of neat facts and history all over this museum. While there is stuff for young kids to do and see a lot of the stuff is going to be boring to them, but adults who like history will definitely enjoy it.

Thank bnkburns
Chandler, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

This was a great museum to learn about the logging industry. Always enjoy learning about things I have no knowledge of. Very well laid out and easy to navigate. There were many old photos, drawings, old ledger books and artifacts. Nice and clean and employees were friendly. There is an area behind the museum with an old railroad car. We... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

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

Thank LCMAN61
Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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

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

Thank David T
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank JettingUTgirl
Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Ogletreez
Silverdale, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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