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Tiny but fascinating!

This is a tiny museum in a historic house. Lots of really cool antiques and collections. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather K
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Houston, Texas
Nice little museum

This is a nice little museum focusing on local history. Native American artifacts, pioneer tools... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
noplacetogo
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Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a tiny museum in a historic house. Lots of really cool antiques and collections. Friendly worker. Free! We learned a bit of history about the area and appreciated the stop.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Heather K
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice little museum focusing on local history. Native American artifacts, pioneer tools, photos and a friendly and informative docent. Open hours are limited so check ahead. Parking is no problem. Interesting house the museum is inside. The visit is free but donations...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank noplacetogo
Reviewed December 17, 2017

This small museum is filled with lots of historic items and information. Many movies have been filmed in the area. We learned about the military post and saw many personal items from Marfa’s rsidents. I liked a beautiful handmade Texas flag quilt.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank travelingrm
Reviewed December 13, 2017

Tiny little museum containing some interesting artifacts from Marfa history. Various items owned by Marfa residents. It's small, but if you're walking by, it's an interesting break from art/food/drinks.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Alexis B
Reviewed October 16, 2017

I suppose I did not know what to expect. There was not much else to do in this town, so we went here with our tour group. Not much to see, but glad to have a bathroom and get out of the sun.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Stewart S
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Unassuming outdoor appearance but features well put together, immaculate rooms that offer a look into Marfa's past and the accoutrements of everyday life of residents. It is full of wonderful objects with neat stories behind them. We spent an hour and a half reading information...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LizNnawlins
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Spent a delightful hour or so touring this history-packed museum. Learned tons about the area and its fascinating past. The attendant shared interesting Marfa facts. A "must-do" for anyone visiting Marfa.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank JENNIFER F
Reviewed March 6, 2017

It is a great little museum and can be view in an hour or a little more. It covers a wide range of interest. The lady who was tending the museum said we were the first people to go through the museum in 2017 since...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank David S
Reviewed December 8, 2016

It is evident that the individuals who put this museum together were proud of their community. Different rooms are dedicated to various aspects of community life, and each is packed with items donated by members of the Marfa community. It would be easy to spend...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Needagoodbed
Reviewed November 4, 2016

Entering this museum, located at the very center of Marfa, is like entering into your grandparents attic. There are pieces of the past all over this old house, which is now a monument to the past of Marfa. The Black and White Photographs document the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Rico R
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