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Great small town museum

11 of us visited this museum last week. We had a docent that made life in this area come alive.The... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
A very strong museum of local history

The Gaston County Museum isn't too far off 85 and is certainly worth a visit. Its strength is local... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Austin, Texas
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131 W Main St, Dallas, NC 28034-2021
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

11 of us visited this museum last week. We had a docent that made life in this area come alive.The tour was very informative and interesting. Back in the day of spinning cotton into fabric and the old textile mills. What a hard life these...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jodibar
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The Gaston County Museum isn't too far off 85 and is certainly worth a visit. Its strength is local and state history--specifically in the realm of textiles and industry. If that history interests you or you have family ties to that industry you will find...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank rglaze2018
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It was a cute museum with plenty of exhibits and information on the history of the area. The place was well kept and maintained and there was plenty of parking. Staff was friendly and helpful

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

There is not a lot of friendly approach (from attendants) here, but there are interesting things to see.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Martha P
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Went here many times and I always enjoy visiting. Right off the main square in Dallas, it is a nice history museum that captures the history of the town and the Gaston County area. Growing up in Dallas, some of the older citizens my family...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 25 January 2015

This museum, in Dallas, NC, has extensive displays pertinent to the Piedmont area of North Carolina. Their staff is friendly and very knowledgeable and the gift shop is a gem! Also the programs they have for people of all ages are wonderful! Admission is very...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Beth C
Reviewed 31 May 2014

This is a nice place to visit to learn a little about the history of Gaston County. It's free to get in and they have special events from time to time. I think the neatest thing is that it's in an old hotel right across...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank chanceb2014
Reviewed 22 April 2014

My family went here Easter weekend. we enjoyed the hands on exhibits and the artwork and furniture. I especially enjoyed the bookstore. This museum has rotating exhibits and offers musical entertainment on the lawn behind the building. The entire organization serves as a community gathering...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank JoeNC_LRC
Reviewed 11 February 2013

The grandkids enjoyed it, the gift shop was nice, a little too much walking for a Grandmother but overall there was alot to time put into this Museum.

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Janice M
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Small but well done - good local history with interesting changing exhibits of special interest. I think they do nice out back concerts in good weather - and special events. Lovely little gem!

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank Sunny R
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