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Museum of Regional History

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This museum is $5 and good for 45 minutes of history of Texarkana from the Caddo Indians, early... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2016
David J
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Texarkana, Texas
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Interesting Texarkana History

Small but nice museum. They have various displays including ancient Indian artifacts, WWII uniforms... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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219 N State Line Ave, Texarkana, TX 75501-5606
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Small but nice museum. They have various displays including ancient Indian artifacts, WWII uniforms - both men and women's, pioneer display, Scott Joplin's piano, and other instruments. Well worth a look.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

I haven't visited this theater in decades, not since it was being restored, but have passed by when I was home.I plan on visiting it soon, you see my father worked at this theater until it closed, I and my siblings spent many nights at...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Joyce M
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This museum offers a somewhat limited look into Texarkana's history. There are some interesting artefacts from local celebs including Scott Joplin, a large feature on the historic Hotel Grim (located across the street and falling apart) and efforts during WWI and WWII to raise troops....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

There are some interesting exhibits, including centuries-old Caddo Indian pottery and artifacts. The labeling of exhibits is poor and often non-existent. The lighting is awful, with numerous burned out lights, rendering it difficult to see some of the exhibits. In addition to the Indian exhibits,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Three floors of artworks to enjoy and the entrance cost is FREE. Be sure to check out all the nooks and hallways for art. You’ll be glad you did. And be sure to take a ride in the elevator. It alone is a piece of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Laurie H
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Each visit, we find something we have not noticed before. Reflects a well-rounded view of this area's history in a relatively small space. No wasted space here. Staff are welcoming and knowledgeable. A great history lesson for school aged kids on up! Makes you want...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

The exhibits were interesting and the staff was knowledgeable. While I knew Texarkana had a rich history, I didn't realize the extent.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Linda C
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Charming little museum touching on a bit of everything about Texarkana and its history. Very enthusiastic and friendly staff and interactive display teaching nineties kids how to use a typewriter!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MSJvdR
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Love this museum. Always nice and it never gets old to visit. The curator is always so nice and informative.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

This museum is $5 and good for 45 minutes of history of Texarkana from the Caddo Indians, early explorers, railroads & city founding, clothing and toys from the 20th century, the Red River military base, and campaign buttons going back to W. McKinley. Highlights are...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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$5 per person. Seniors, Veterans and AAA Members get $1 off. Children 3 and under are free.
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