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Fort Bend Museum

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The folks at the museum are so very friendly and well-versed in their subject, a delight to stop... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paul S
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Richmond, Texas
Very nice museum

Very nice displays in the museum and the homes are very nicely preserved . The guided tour was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tleeEvans
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The folks at the museum are so very friendly and well-versed in their subject, a delight to stop by. Their rotating exhibits are always excellent and informative. Tour marvelous historic mansions as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice displays in the museum and the homes are very nicely preserved . The guided tour was very informative.It is well worth the time and money to see this museum.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tleeEvans
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This museum has so much history and exhibits of Texas history which all started with Stephen F Austin starting his old 300 family groups! Have to visit!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This is for the afternoon tea they held at the Moore House. Firstly, I loved how they hosted the tea and I thought the two ladies did a great job of hosting (although both gave conflicting information with regards to the house). The food was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank applestrudel
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The small museum before touring the home is worth the visit alone. There was information about people involved in the history of Fort Bend that was unexpected and surprising. The receptionist was very helpful and gave us a tour of the home, even though it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

In History 1301, I learned about the settlement of Texas beginning with Stephen F. Austin. The battles of Santa Anna with the Texans during the Texas Revolution of 1836 were highlighted as well. Further historic events presented in the museum include the Civil War, Reconstruction,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Carys M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I went specifically to see the exhibition of Draped in Black, The Art of Victorian Mourning and it was excellent! There were displays with items that I had heard about but never have seen at any other museum. The postmortem photo album was very interesting...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a great little museum, they have many interesting pieces to look at, the also have Deaf Smiths tombstone in front of one of the houses. He was a scout for Sam Houston during the Texas Revolution, they do not know exactly where he...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank GuidaSue
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My mother n law was visiting from Colorado so while the guys went golfing we went to Richmond. The museum and personnel were so knowledgeable and inviting. We did the walking tour of historical homes, then returned to the museum to tour the Moore House....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Kerri S
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I joined friends on a tour of the museum and enjoyed all we saw and the cute little gift shop area. I got some nice little pottery pieces and they actually had a few things that were great for stocking stuffers.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Pati P
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