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Red River Valley Museum

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Red River Valley Museum

The museum was interesting, informative and worth the money! There were two sides, one on animals... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Stock Island, Florida
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Great Exhibits - Something for Everyone to Enjoy!

Very interesting museum with a variety of different collections to look at. My family, expecially... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Vernon, Texas
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4600 College Dr, Vernon, TX 76384-4052
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The museum was interesting, informative and worth the money! There were two sides, one on animals, and one on the Waggoner ranch and surrounding area.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Very interesting museum with a variety of different collections to look at. My family, expecially the kids, are always impressed with the large collection of rare animals, the Waggoner Ranch exhibits (The largest Ranch under one fence), and the exhibit on the large tornado that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

A really good museum. My grandson was so impressed with the arrowhead and wildlife collections. A surprisingly well organized museum. Well worth the time to walk through the history of the Red River valley.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank owensdg
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Really nice museum with most animals preserved. Ms Deen was very helpful and knowledgeable about explaining them so well. She actually assisted me in taking me some of memorable pictures. It’s a place worth stopping by. The entire tour took me about 30-40 minutes. Definitely...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank oromticha
Reviewed April 27, 2018

A very knowledgeable docent who enjoys her position and made the tour well worthwhile! Excellent displays that appeal to all ages. An excellent museum for it's size.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Sherillyn Y, Director at Red River Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you so much!

Reviewed October 18, 2017

Visited on Friday, Sept 29, 2017. Very impressive. Museum was not crowded (I think my wife and I were the only visitors) and we received much appreciated personal attention and information from the curator. I especially liked the animal displays. It was nice to be...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Anita M
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Big time museum, in a small town. Excellent! This museum has everything from famous musicians to interesting artifacts to countless creatures. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Yarby
Reviewed June 26, 2017

This is a beautiful place to learn about the area around Vernon, Texas. There are some beautiful displays from many families from here. The Waggoners and the Biggs had a lot to do with this Museum. Dan and Bill Bond have beautiful animal mounts that...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Donita C
Sherillyn Y, Director at Red River Valley Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

Many of our visitors are amazed that there is a museum of this caliber in a town the size of Vernon (and tell us that). The history here(Wilbarger County) is amazing and told in a fun, educational way. The Bond Gallery always attracts and intrigues...More

Reviewed January 2, 2017

We read the reviews, we were ready to spend a couple of hours going through the museum.....well.....three and a half hours later, we finally left. Paunchy, the curator there was so helpful and informative. There is so much history written and oral, that the time...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank KattyF996
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The Red River Valley Museum, located on the campus of Vernon College in Vernon, is an interesting Texas history museum, combining Native American artifacts, prehistoric fossils found in the area, hunting trophies from all over the world, local ranching history, and an exhibit about the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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