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Museum of Regional History

219 N State Line Ave, Texarkana, TX 75501-5606
+1 903-793-4831
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Must see brass elevator

Three floors of artworks to enjoy and the entrance cost is FREE. Be sure to check out all the nooks... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Laurie H
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Houston, Texas, United States
Full of items and information reflecting over a century of regional history!

Each visit, we find something we have not noticed before. Reflects a well-rounded view of this... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
TexTrav2012
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Texarkana, Texas
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219 N State Line Ave, Texarkana, TX 75501-5606
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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

Thank Laurie H
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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

Thank TexTrav2012
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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.

Thank Linda C
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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!

Thank MSJvdR
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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.

1  Thank rockwellways
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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

Thank David J
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Great museum and the curator was very knowledgable and friendly. Told me about other attractions in Texarkana. Great program held today.

Thank rockwellways
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Board President T, Board President at Museum of Regional History, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

We are glad that you enjoyed your visit, the program and our staff! Please keep checking back with us for new exhibits and additional programs and workshops.

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Reviewed July 28, 2016

I wanted to go to this museum because Scott Joplin was from Texarkana. No one is totally sure if he was born in Arkansas or Texas. They had several items that were associated with Joplin, including one of his pianos. The exhibits were being reorganized...More

Thank Gillum S
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Board President T, Board President at Museum of Regional History, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2016

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. We hope to have our recently acquired Player Piano installed the week of August 8th, 2016 and after that we will be able to "put things back in place". While we don't like...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2016

Well done--From the first floor exhibits about Texarkana in the early 1900s to the upper stairs history of the the area from ancienet times through the explores and the development of the Arkansas Territory to the 20th Century and the impact of it senoir CongressmanMore

Thank Jeffrey Y
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TexarkanaMuseum, Board President at Museum of Regional History, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Museum of Regional History. Hope that you will check back with us on your next visit as it is our goal to have rotating exhibits from our extensive collection and exhibits from outside sources....More

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Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Much is written about the historical contents within this building which are very interesting so I won't comment on them. What I found fascinating was the extreme age of this building and the many times it has been remodeled. I wondered about all the people...More

Thank christopherM8134MB
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TexarkanaMuseum, Board President at Museum of Regional History, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

So very glad that you had such a great visit. I'll work on finding out the answers to your questions and post another reply. But, yes, aren't those fascinating questions that make history enjoyable?

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