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Address: 301 S Walnut St, Sherman, TX 75090-7152
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+1 903-893-7623
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

We acquire, preserve, interpret and display items of enduring cultural,...

We acquire, preserve, interpret and display items of enduring cultural, historical and educational value related to Grayson County and the local Red River area.

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Sherman museum

We went for Dino days exhibit. The kids had fun with the interactive activities. The staff was great at keeping the kids I gaged.

Reviewed 26 September 2016
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We went for Dino days exhibit. The kids had fun with the interactive activities. The staff was great at keeping the kids I gaged.

Thank Rumsey8184
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a small but nice museum. Lot's of historical items and occasionally they have special exhibits. My 8 year old grandson loved the dinosaur bones a few years ago!

Thank Kay H
Denison, Texas
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

I took old photos in the get them analyzed for their value. It cost me $35 to get in the place and the people analyzing the photos were people I knew that had no expertise in this field.

Thank judi662
Dallas, TX
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455 reviews
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

The Sherman Museum, formerly called the Red River Historical Museum, is a fairly small facility located in a historic Carnegie Library building. Down stairs area highlights an excellent dinosaur and fossil exhibit, which I understand is expanded during "Dino Days" each year. The other part of the first floor contains a nicely-done timeline of Red River area history and information... More 

Thank texasrepublichistory
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Reviewed 7 November 2015

There was and admission charge and the place was small. Not worth the price. The staff was very helpful and friendly.

1 Thank SHARON J
Santa Maria, California
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62 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

Small, yet informative local museum. Learned a bit of the history of Sherman..nothing that WOWED me. Exhibits are nicely presented, staff is friendly. I thought $5 entrance fee was a excessive provided the exhibits..postcards were a buck each! The facility is EXTREMELY clean.

Thank Cathy D
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Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

wonderful hands on Dino bones and fossil dig for children. Dino display very well done. 3d Dino ocean movie great surprise and good. Really enjoyed it as well as the local history exhibits. Recommended

Thank Sldennehy55
Sherman, Texas
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Reviewed 13 March 2015

I enjoyed my visit and tour through the museum. The employees were so nice and informative. I enjoyed walking through and seeing all the items on display.

Thank Texasladydianne
Sherman, Texas
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2014

Bring the kids and enjoy the intimacy of The Sherman Museum. Whether for Dino Days in August and November, or one of their other exhibits, you and your kids or family will have a great time up close and personal with history. It is located in the old Sherman Library build with a grant from Carnegie Foundation in 1914.

3 Thank Ruth W
Dumont, New Jersey, United States
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162 reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

A very small place with a dinosaur display upstairs and a history display of the area downstairs. Had a couple of interesting things.

1 Thank John H

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