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Brown County Museum of History & Firearms Museum of Texas

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Adults and kids alike will love it

So informative, grand kids and brother who visited it loved it I can't find the pictures but we... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Great HIstory

I have lived here all my life and just now visited the museum. I took my 6 year old grandson, and... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Early, Texas
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23 Sep 2018
“Adults and kids alike will love it”
7 Sep 2016
“It's small and takes all of 5 minutes to see”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
212 N Broadway St, Brownwood, TX 76801-3102
+1 325-641-1926
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

So informative, grand kids and brother who visited it loved it I can't find the pictures but we loved getting in the jail cell and putting on the outfit as a prisoner and holding up the sign in front of us

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

The only cool thing here for me is that my mother donated here wedding dress and it has been on display since the 1970's. You'll have to see it to believe it.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank John S
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I have lived here all my life and just now visited the museum. I took my 6 year old grandson, and he loved it. The tour guide was very good and the displays were awesome. I wished I had done this sooner. I learned a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank EGWeaver
Reviewed 23 July 2016

There is no Fireams Museum of Texas- it is gone. And that was very disappointing Take off your list. The Old Jail itself was very interesting but when you drive to see an advertised exhibit through your website, then it is frustrating.

Date of experience: July 2016
6  Thank wandafun44
Reviewed 27 April 2016

No it's not a castle. It's a jail! This architectural monument to central Texas justice now holds a collection of firearms and Brown County historical memorabilia. The second floor is more or less preserved as a jail right down to the hanging trap floor. They...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

What a cool place! It looks like a castle. As if that alone is not enough? You'll only need about an hour. You'll be glad you toured this old jail.

Thank myDecemberrain
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Just the look of the building is intriguing. Firearms collection is very nice and covers many decades of development. From Black Powder to AR. Jail is really something to see. You would not want to be locked up in there. Sherrif's living quarter are authentic,...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Gatorday1
Reviewed 22 September 2014

When I was young, I looked at this place like Castle Greyskull from He-Man. Always said I'd live there one day lol lol lol! Finally took a walk about through the faculty, made me want it even more! Place is amazing!

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank JohnD7200
Reviewed 18 September 2014

This was a nice museum once we figured out how to get in. The entrance was actually across the street from the big building. It's actually like 2 museums, you just have to go to the small building first. I always like visiting these kind...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Arlon M
Reviewed 21 March 2014

Small county historical museums are hit and miss as far as quality of exhibits goes, but this one was a hit with everyone. It was full of local information - more than I ever expected for Brownwood. The old jail is also worth visiting (across...More

Date of experience: April 2013
1  Thank mykim617
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