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Address: 1905 Atkinson Dr, Lufkin, TX 75901-2505
Phone Number: 936-632-9535
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Lots of neat history and interesting

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
bnkburns
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Lufkin, Texas
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Lufkin, Texas
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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.

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Chandler, Texas
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102 reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank LCMAN61
Lufkin, Texas
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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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65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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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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Thank JettingUTgirl
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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Silverdale, Washington
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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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Thank AF_Hiker
Keller TX
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80 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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71 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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