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Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store

Old Jacksonville Hwy, 1 Mile South of Wsw Loop 323, Adjacent to Brookshire Grocery Co. Headquarters, Tyler, TX 75701
+1 903-534-2169
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We visit several times a year for varies reasons. This is a great place to have a birthday party... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kassiep87
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Lindale, Texas
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Birthday party or for the nature lover

Great playground and picnic area if you wish to have a birthday party or great information about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pittman J
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Tyler, Texas
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With more than 50,000 visitors annually, Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum provides an up-close look at more than 450 animals from various regions of the world depicted in their natural habitats. The adjoining Country Store takes guests back in time with products and fixtures commonly seen in a grocery store of the 1920s. While visiting Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store, enjoy our playground, which features three covered, age-specific play areas with state-of-the-art equipment that meets or exceeds safety standards. Special attractions on the playground include a 1952 La France fire truck, a restored railroad caboose and a 1936 McCormick Deering farm tractor. A gift shop is also available with a variety of merchandise including toys, novelty items, candy and snacks.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Old Jacksonville Hwy, 1 Mile South of Wsw Loop 323, Adjacent to Brookshire Grocery Co. Headquarters, Tyler, TX 75701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit several times a year for varies reasons. This is a great place to have a birthday party or a picnic for the day.

Thank kassiep87
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great playground and picnic area if you wish to have a birthday party or great information about different wildlife for the nature lover.

Thank Pittman J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go at least once/year & sometimes twice...my son has never gotten tired of going! Inside has tons of taxidermied animals from all kinds of hunting trips...there is also an antique fire truck (great for pictures) and an amazing playground...great to go with kiddos...and did...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a staple of child entertainment in Tyler. The museum part may be a little frightening to the very young as some of the stuffed animals could be scary to them. The rest of the museum takes you back to simpler times of general...More

Thank sarahsL3064SC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is a nice walk thru tour the country store has old fashion candies and it is fun for our family

Thank lindig2015
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This is a really great FREE activity! There are SO many animals to see and learn about. There is also a cute general store. The best part is the playground with the old fire truck that kids can explore and climb on. There is more...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I wanted an inexpensive place to take my 13 year old niece, 10 year old nephew, and my one year old daughter. This was perfect! However, I thought it would be bigger. It had taxidermied animals, a replica of the original Brookshire's store (my favorite...More

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 25 May 2017

just stuffed dead animals, maybe from their hunting trips. I do not recommend. Not a museum, a trophy room of hunt kill.

Thank msjewelee
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a free museum and play park for kids! Playground is divided for under/over 5 years old! Lots of animals to see and learn about

Thank rkj6891
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My favorite part is a replica of an old country store. There is also a lot of wildlife from various parts of the world and even little chambers for the kids to put their hands in to touch different animal skins.

Thank Rita W
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Heatherna28
14 March 2016|
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Response from OpiesMom2 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is FREE!! :-) Go and enjoy!
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Angela B
20 February 2015|
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Open Tuesday - Saturday (Closed on Sundays, Mondays and major holidays) Oct. 1 - Feb. 28: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. March 1 - Sept. 30: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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tcsccar
22 January 2015|
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Please contact us at 903-534-2169. We are open Tuesday - Saturday (closed on Sundays, Mondays and major holidays). Hours: March 1 - Sept. 30: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Oct. 1 - Feb. 28: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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