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Texas Forestry Museum

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We came through one afternoon and saw about half of the facility then stopped back in on the way... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Tim D
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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 August 6, 2018
Lufkin, Texas, United States
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We came through one afternoon and saw about half of the facility then stopped back in on the way back South on the way home for another visit. We absolutely loved our visits. Our 5 year old granddaughter also really enjoyed it. She's very smart...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed August 6, 2018

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

Thank LBurgess97
Reviewed July 23, 2018

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
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
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
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
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
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.

Thank kathrynl924
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 debbietimd
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