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Somervell County Museum

101 Vernon St., Glen Rose, TX
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Interesting Regional Museum

Thomas Edison phonographs, vintage household items, 1862 piano, 1800's dentist chair, dinosaur... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Lisa B
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Texas
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I absolutely love museums & this one is great. so much history in & around this little town & the dinosaur artifacts w

If you love old museums with lots of history about the place you are visiting this one is great... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Cloda D
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EASTLAND, United States
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Museum specializing in fossils.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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101 Vernon St., Glen Rose, TX
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Thomas Edison phonographs, vintage household items, 1862 piano, 1800's dentist chair, dinosaur tracks, barbed wire collection and much more. This small regional museum is worth the quick stop as it has several unique items rarely seen. Friendly historian on site with interesting stories!

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you love old museums with lots of history about the place you are visiting this one is great. make sure that you visit the room in the back with all of the interesting things about the dinosaurs.

Thank Cloda D
Reviewed 31 May 2015

While we realize that museums like this one exist solely on donations, this one is as average as they come. The volunteer offered no information or guidance as we roamed through the building freely.

Thank DDague
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We found this museum while finding a nearby geocache. Thankfully the display outside has a dinosaur track so we could actually see one! The ones at the state park were underwater and not visible, sadly. We tried to go into the museum on Wednesday during...More

2  Thank BigHilda
Reviewed 21 November 2014

This free museum has limited hours but is a great way to spend a few hours seeing interesting things

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 September 2014

I enjoyed the visit to the county museum.I really like the moonshine steel that was on exhibit. The founding families photos and documents were interesting.

Thank Terry G
Reviewed 10 May 2013

We had some time to waste and gave this a try. We enjoyed seeing all the old items (had never seen a hand-pump floor vacuum before). There's no fee, but can give a donation. The hours are limited and only open on the weekend. Also...More

1  Thank CaryW
Reviewed 8 May 2013

Imagine all the residents of your town getting together and donating the best item they have that describes their community from years past. That's what the Somervell County Museum brings to this area. All kinds of interesting artifacts and little treasures, all housed in a...More

1  Thank lnr3
Reviewed 18 April 2013

This was a nice surprise along the city square and the volunteer staff were so adorable! Many historic photos of the area as far back as 1890's. A dinosaur track out back along with casted tracks inside. I highly recommend you view the 'Ice House'...More

1  Thank cswbkw
Reviewed 18 March 2013

We were disappointed the last time we were in Glen Rose last fall and the museum was closed, so we were very glad to see it was open during Spring Break when we passed through again. There were several volunteers who were there the day...More

5  Thank DellaDidDisney
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