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Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

110 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201-4116
+1 940-349-2850
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Interesting visit

We enjoyed all that Denton had to offer from the museum and info in the court house to the Jazz... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Jean G
Oxford, United Kingdom
Historic building

This beautiful building in the heart of Denton has been tastefully designed to showcase the... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Lynn S
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Courthouse on the Square image by Patricia Tieszen. The Denton County Courthouse-on the Square Museum is a unique repository of exhibits, special collections, and historical documents that provide visitors with an overview of the communities and residents which have contributed to the county's rich heritage. Whether you are an out-of-town visitor or a life-long resident, you will be both educated and entertained as you immerse yourself in Denton County's days gone by.
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110 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201-4116
+1 940-349-2850
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We enjoyed all that Denton had to offer from the museum and info in the court house to the Jazz Festival within the town. Excellent bookshop/record store.

Thank Jean G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This beautiful building in the heart of Denton has been tastefully designed to showcase the historic qualities of the town. There is no fee to view the artifacts. I was very interested and pleasantly surprised!

1  Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I was actually at LSA Burger Co. right across the Courthouse and it's view from said location was stunning! There are a lot of little antique gift shops and bars around the area. It's a historical landmark location so don't expect to find anything fancy...More

Thank Norma G
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Very educational and beautifully preserved. Was a very nice free outing no charge to explore the Denton courthouse built on 1896.

Thank bbbsisco
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I didn't know what to expect, but it was much more than I could have imagined! There are interactive experiences there for children including cotton paddles!

Thank spiderfeather
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Courthouse on the square was such a neat place ti visit. They have so many good places to eat and there was always something going on.

Thank DJMich013
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have visited the museum NUMEROUS times. I have visited personally and while on field trips with my students. I would encourage everyone to visit the museum. It's BEAUTIFUL, and EYE OPENING! :)

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I was very impressed by this courthouse and found it to be one of the best that I saw throughout my TX road trip. It's big and beautiful -- a great piece of architecture.

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful town square. And I'm from out of state just passing through. The court house is huge and stunning. I love the garden store called "the Garden Gate " on Elm street. Awesome stores all around including an ice cream store, a...More

Thank susan W
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Having grown up in Denton, I didn't appreciate this magnificent building until I moved away and returned to enjoy the lively atmosphere around this beautiful square.

Thank snowbirdmaine
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Anne S
8 April 2016|
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Response from txabby | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am an officiant ,musician and photographer and have done many weddings there and they are all so historically fun and unique. It is a great place for unusual pictures there in the court house and around the square... More
10 June 2015|
Response from Leslie1957 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! : )