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Draughon-Moore Ace of Clubs House

420 Pine St, Texarkana, TX 75501-5513
+1 903-793-4831
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I only checked the hours online and didn't call to confirm, and the house appeared to be closed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
G-Patch, Texas
via mobile
Very interesting shoe collection from Neiman Marcus

This was a very interesting place to visit. It is an old house in need of restoration, but... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2017
Arlington, Texas
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Built in 1885, this Italianate Victorian home is uniquely designed in the shape of a club because (as legend has it) money to build the house was from the winnings of a poker game with a lucky draw of the ace of clubs. Filled with original furnishings dating from the 1720s to the 1940s from the last occupants of the house, it is regarded as one of the best attractions in the country. "You rarely see a house that is so perfect in every detail and spans the years of a family having the house for 100 years." --Bob Vila, star of TV's hit "Home Again" and "America's Guide to Historic Homes" "The Ace of Clubs House is a real Texarkana treasure." --Stuart Whitehurst, of PBS' hit series "Antiques Roadshow"
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  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
420 Pine St, Texarkana, TX 75501-5513
+1 903-793-4831
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only checked the hours online and didn't call to confirm, and the house appeared to be closed when we arrived. We were looking forward to seeing the house because it's really cool from the outside, even though it looks like it's in need of...More

1  Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Reviewed April 30, 2017

This was a very interesting place to visit. It is an old house in need of restoration, but, nevertheless, very interesting. Besides the shoes, the black and gold moldings were very different. A video gives you an introduction to the house. Well worth a visit.

3  Thank 30183Kay
Reviewed February 16, 2017

The Ace of Clubs House is an experience of walking back in time to a simpler life in early 20th Century Texarkana (east Texas). The video history is interesting and complete, making the tour much more full and gives the tourist things to look for...More

3  Thank Lwatson55
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Texarkana is unique city sitting between 2 states and coming to from the 3rd one (Louisiana). You are planning to visit the city and historical houses? Good luck on that! Ace of Club House hours were from 10 AM to 4 PM, we call in...More

1  Thank Ilko I
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

The exterior of the house is the best part. Once inside, there are some period antiques that are quite lovely, but I was disappointed by the amount of "this is similar to what would have been here," items. The stories about the house are fascinating...More

1  Thank Phyllis G
Reviewed October 25, 2016

I had heard of this house and have always wanted to visit. I finally got the chance and was not disappointed. The way the rooms were arranged to fit the design took a great deal of planning. If you are going to be in the...More

2  Thank hoef972
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We went on the tour here. It's such a neat place to check out! It was such a treat to see all of the original items in the rooms. I was amazed at all the rooms inside. The shoe collection was unreal! Just when you...More

Thank krh002
Reviewed August 25, 2016

I loved the docent - so British, so informed on the property. To raise money for the upkeep of this beautiful home, maybe a holiday open-house or charity reception could be hosted?

3  Thank Maggie H
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Very interesting tour of 1800's home and furnishings . It is very nice and the staff are equally friendly and polite .

2  Thank Edward W
Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is a really neat-looking building. They were closed the day I was there. You definitely want to call and confirm the hours and tour times. I am looking forward to seeing the inside.More

1  Thank MJSpock
Board President T, Board President at Draughon-Moore Ace of Clubs House, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2016

Thank you for the review. We sure wish that we had been open when you stopped by. Our tours are given at 10 am, 1 pm and 3:30 pm on Tuesdays through Saturdays and at 1 pm and 3:30 pm on Sundays. Entrance is at...More

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