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This was such a great surprise, we learned so much about Quanah, the man and also about the area in general. Scarlett, told us fabulous stories about the area. This museum wants you to touch things and we had a blast wandering around the whole...More
This is a beautifully restored and interesting piece of Texas history, now turned into a museum. Built by the Acme and Pacific Railroad (they only got as far as Floydada!) to serve as Headquarters and depot for Quanah, Texas. The railroad was built to service...More
This two story depot houses many artifacts ranging from household appliances, to newspaper clippings, to clothes. One of the artifacts I enjoyed seeing was an April 1912 newspaper covering the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
A section of the museum is dedicated to Chief Quanah...More
my husband is the great great grandson of Quanah Parker. On a trip to Colorado we decided to drive through the town of Quanah and see what was there. We stumbled upon this wonderful museum and went in to see what was there and visit...More
We also found it closed with a sign on the door "closed for funeral." Anyhow, the hours
are 10-3 Monday-Saturday, or call the museum at 940-663-5272 for appointments. It's a stunning two-story building of white stucco exterior, towers, and red tile roof in
Beautiful little museum; well kept; very knowledgeable curator on site to orient you to the holdings; pleasant place to stop on a ride through north texas. No fee but they accept and need donations to keep the place nice. First stop on 6 if you...More
Our sole purpose of going to Quanah was to visit the Museum as I have a lot of souvenirs of the Quanah, Acme and Pacific Railroad as my husband's grandfather and great grandfather both worked on the railroad. However, we went to the museum only...More
Stopped in for my girlfriend. Very nice lady at the desk.
Quanah is the last Cherokee chief? Maybe I'm correct. Displays about him and his kidnapped American wife are fascinating. Go upstairs and see Masonic room (spooky) and veterans room.
How many boys have died...More
This museum is in the former railroad depot for a Texas town that once was a key stop on the railroads, but no longer. It has a diverse collection of items collected from town residents about local history, industry, etc. Also some exhibits on some...More