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Marfa and Presidio County Museum

110 W. San Antonio St, Marfa, TX
+1 915-729-4140
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Nice little museum

This is a nice little museum focusing on local history. Native American artifacts, pioneer tools... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
noplacetogo
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Texas
via mobile
The best way to learn Marfa history

This small museum is filled with lots of historic items and information. Many movies have been... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
travelingrm
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New Jersey
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“local history” (2 reviews)
“tools” (2 reviews)
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110 W. San Antonio St, Marfa, TX
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+1 915-729-4140
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This is a nice little museum focusing on local history. Native American artifacts, pioneer tools, photos and a friendly and informative docent. Open hours are limited so check ahead. Parking is no problem. Interesting house the museum is inside. The visit is free but donations...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This small museum is filled with lots of historic items and information. Many movies have been filmed in the area. We learned about the military post and saw many personal items from Marfa’s rsidents. I liked a beautiful handmade Texas flag quilt.

Thank travelingrm
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Tiny little museum containing some interesting artifacts from Marfa history. Various items owned by Marfa residents. It's small, but if you're walking by, it's an interesting break from art/food/drinks.

Thank Alexis B
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I suppose I did not know what to expect. There was not much else to do in this town, so we went here with our tour group. Not much to see, but glad to have a bathroom and get out of the sun.

Thank Stewart S
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Unassuming outdoor appearance but features well put together, immaculate rooms that offer a look into Marfa's past and the accoutrements of everyday life of residents. It is full of wonderful objects with neat stories behind them. We spent an hour and a half reading information...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Spent a delightful hour or so touring this history-packed museum. Learned tons about the area and its fascinating past. The attendant shared interesting Marfa facts. A "must-do" for anyone visiting Marfa.

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

It is a great little museum and can be view in an hour or a little more. It covers a wide range of interest. The lady who was tending the museum said we were the first people to go through the museum in 2017 since...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

It is evident that the individuals who put this museum together were proud of their community. Different rooms are dedicated to various aspects of community life, and each is packed with items donated by members of the Marfa community. It would be easy to spend...More

Thank Needagoodbed
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Entering this museum, located at the very center of Marfa, is like entering into your grandparents attic. There are pieces of the past all over this old house, which is now a monument to the past of Marfa. The Black and White Photographs document the...More

Thank Rico R
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This former home has been made into a very nice museum that shows what it was like to live in this part of the country in the past. There are lots of antiques and implements from the pioneers, to the 1960s. There is also a...More

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