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Well done

Neat and clean. Much better than expected. Actually quite a bit of history in this part of the... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
TAMAN1951
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Liberty Lake, Washington
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Museum full of great Texas history

This museum if full of fun facts and interesting articles from our past. We actually have a piece... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2017
jackieannjurasek
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Wharton, Texas
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“Museum full of great Texas history”
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Neat and clean. Much better than expected. Actually quite a bit of history in this part of the state. Well worth the time. Neat exhibits.

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Reviewed August 12, 2017

This museum if full of fun facts and interesting articles from our past. We actually have a piece on loan to the museum, which is a partial skull of an ancient bison that was found in the bank of the Colorado River right here in...More

Thank jackieannjurasek
Reviewed January 13, 2017

Learn all about Wharton County and there heritage. Great little museum it is in an awesome town of Wharton , Really enjoy spending hours reading and enjoyed seeing the house that Dan Rather grew up in . Don't forget to go to the 20th Century...More

Thank 132russellm
Reviewed November 14, 2016

This is a gem of museum, especially if you are from the Wharton County area! If you are from Wharton County or have friends or family who are, you really should visit this museum. The old camera section alone is worth the visit. There are...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed September 30, 2016

My son's father in law, who lives in the area, told me of this place and how it was started by local hunters and historians. It was a pleasant surprise. Really enjoyed my time here as I learned about the history and beginnings of this...More

Thank Joel M
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Wonderful museum packed with eye popping exhibits. Several special rooms filled with great historical artifacts. Spotless inside and out with easy access.

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Reviewed December 2, 2015

Visitors for Thanksgiving enjoyed the whole Museum experience! All of the displays were very nice, but my grandkids loved the animals from the Johnson Family's Collection!

Thank Sharie S
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Awesome time was had here! So much history in Wharton & I love learning about local history. Museum curator was super nice, helpful, & informative! No admission but donations greatly accepted :)

Thank Eva F
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Sweetest front desk staff....need more people to come visit as they got some real treats for visitors out here.....

Thank Kayhan W
Reviewed November 18, 2013

The previous reviewer about said it all. The Wharton County History Museum is extremely well done, with informative, professional displays covering the history of Wharton County and nearby areas. Linda Bubela, Assistant Administrator, was able to give me a tour of the museum and was...More

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I don't know if it will be open on Easter. Hinze's Bar-B-Que is only about 2 miles away on Hi-Way 59.
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