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“Disappointed”

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
Ranked #5 of 47 things to do in Waco
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

This is basically a firearm museum. Not being from Texas, I walked in expecting to get a new appreciation and understating of who the Rangers are and what they do currently. Alas, this was not really the focus of the museum. I guess I was looking for the condensed history version to give me a baseline before I saw the displays. It’s mostly guns and artifacts from individual rangers with no context. There are a LOT of words to read in the displays if you are so inclined but it was not my cup of tea. Could definitely use an update and is in no way a state of the art type facility, not that it claims to be. It just feels outdated with the type of exhibits and the older film which is oddly in the back of the room and timeline. Allow a couple hours to visit if you intend to watch the movie.

1  Thank cynthiakennemore
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Amazing collection of Texas Ranger guns and information as well as true to the time photographs and paintings.

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

The museum was highly ranked on Trip Advisor so we went. Small buildings but packed with great displays of the early Rangers and settling of the Wild West Texas and territory’s. Plan to spend a hour or so if you read all the signs and take in the grounds a must for history buffs.

1  Thank Blewzman
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Great museum! History and f the Texas rangers provided....very interesting.
Great place to visit and lean.

Thank ja2015314
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Finally got to travel to Waco to see and study this museum and exhibit! We spent almost five hours in there (had to leave at closing) and could have stayed longer. I have ancestors who were Rangers as well as knowing retired and current day Rangers. God bless them and God bless Texas!

1  Thank FiveRFarms
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