We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Great variety of historical finds”
Review of Layland Museum

Layland Museum
Ranked #5 of 11 things to do in Cleburne
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: Housed in Cleburne's 1905 Carnegie Library, the Layland Museum presents exhibits and educational programs relating to local history and home life.
Reviewed February 28, 2012

This is a great place if you don't have much time or if you want to linger. Many areas of Texas life with historical elements are on display. Indian artifacts, cowboy gear, and a variety of different collections changed out every few months.
There is a great early taxidermy piece, which we called a mermaid when I was younger,that looks like half monkey and half fish. This piece moves around but is always on display somewhere! Keep your eye out for it while browsing.
There is also a great gift shop with unusual finds and many books by local writers and artist.

2  Thank LoneStarRuby
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (24)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
All reviews
"carnegie library"
in 5 reviews
"small gift"
in 2 reviews
"great place"
in 4 reviews
"small town"
in 3 reviews
"johnson county"
in 3 reviews
in 3 reviews
in 2 reviews
in 4 reviews
in 2 reviews
in 2 reviews
in 7 reviews
in 8 reviews

22 - 24 of 24 reviews

Reviewed March 22, 2006

If you are ever passing through Cleburne, TX or are planning to visit, do yourself a favor and go to the Layland museum. This historical landmark is full of Texas history, American history, and Cleburne history. What impressed me the most is their personal tribute to the hands of women who worked in Cleburne. They had about 12 women cast their hands in plaster, and displayed it, along with a mini history of each women. I really liked the personal town histories this museum includes. It made for an overall rewarding experience.

6  Thank newbraunfelsbound
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile
Google Translation

Thank Mary A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management response:Responded December 30, 2016

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Layland Museum also viewed


Been to Layland Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing