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Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

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Address: 110 West Hickory, Denton, TX 76201
Phone Number: +1 940-349-2850
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Courthouse on the Square image by Patricia Tieszen. The Denton County...

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 The Denton County Courthouse-on the Square Museum is a unique repository of exhibits, special collections, and historical documents that provide visitors with an overview of the communities and residents which have contributed to the county's rich heritage.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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Historical place

Nice place to visit, you will certainly find historical information about the town, agriculture, other historical places, founders, etc. Sad to see that people have placed Pokemon... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 August 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Nice place to visit, you will certainly find historical information about the town, agriculture, other historical places, founders, etc. Sad to see that people have placed Pokemon figures in the windows of this beautiful Courthouse. :(

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Thank Amarianir
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

What a great place to hang around with the kids... folks outside playing instruments and laying on a blankest enjoying some quite time

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

it was awesome in the evening everyone gathered there for some pleasant time. i went there last week with my girlfriend the shops over there were unbelievable. lots of bars pizza places and fun

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Lake Dallas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Enjoyed my visit. Loved learning about Denton. When I was there, there was a quilt exhibition. Beautiful work.

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Thank Loretta V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

What a classic to still be able to enter and walk the halls of this grand old courthouse build back in the days when they didnt use plastic and Chinese sheetrock. The museum is very interesting and the Commissioners Court on the second floor is worth the stair climb.

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Thank Aggie B
Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I brought my grandkids for a quick visit to see the historic structure. However, I was disappointed to find out they had walled off the old jail cell that used to be in the basement. That must have happened a while ago because the security guard was completely unaware it had ever been there.

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Thank jayares2015
Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Courthouse on the Square Museum is located in the heart of the history Denton County Courthouse. People visit nearly every day to enjoy the exterior of the building or relax in the shade on the surrounding lawn. The museum displays artifact, photos, and documents from the founding of Denton through the present day. It is worth visiting to see... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I went with some friends. There are not to much things to do there, but you can take good photos inside.

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Thank Tatii G
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Extremely detailed with tons of little artifacts and surprisingly good photographs. Great place to visit while on the Square.

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Stockholm, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

An old time courthouse square in downtown Denton. Good folks! A place to walk, look and eat! A student neighborhood and full of life.

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