List of museums in East Texas

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The list of museums in Texas encompasses museums defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included. Also included are non-profit art galleries and exhibit spaces.

East Texas[edit]

East Texas is a region in the U.S. state of Texas, that borders the entire Louisiana state line on the east, Arkansas on the northeast near Texarkana, and Oklahoma on the north. It includes all or parts of 49 counties and contains the regions known as the Texas Piney Woods, and Deep East Texas.[1]

Counties included are Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Gregg, Hardin, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Panola, Polk, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Tyler, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood County, Texas.[2]

Museums[edit]

East Texas museums
Museum name City County Type Summary/Refs
A.C. McMillan African American Museum Emory Rains African America Area and national African American history, contributions and culture, include the Buffalo Soldiers, Negro Leagues, Rosenwald schools, Jim Crow era, slavery[3]
Alamo Mission Museum of Franklin County Mount Vernon Franklin Local history Texas history, features a replica of the Alamo Mission[4]
Allan Shivers Library and Museum Woodville Tyler Biographical Mementos of Governor Allan Shivers
American Freedom Museum Bullard Cherokee Military [5]
Art Museum of Southeast Texas Beaumont Jefferson Art Emphasis on American and contemporary folk art and craft
Atlanta Historical Museum Atlanta Cass Local history Exhibits include railroads, commerce, cotton, military, transportation[6]
Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum Beaumont Jefferson Biographical website, female athlete Babe Didrikson
Batson Oil Patch Museum Kountze Hardin Industry Open by appointment, oil drilling photos, models, equipment[7]
Beaumont Art League Beaumont Jefferson Art Art exhibits in the Brown Gallery and Scurlock Gallery
Beaumont Police Department Museum Beaumont Jefferson Law enforcement Open by appointment[8][9]
Bertha Terry Cornwell Museum of Sour Lake History Sour Lake Hardin Local history [10]
Blackwell House Museum Canton Van Zandt Historic house Open by appointment, restored late 19th-century house[11][12]
Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store Tyler Smith Natural history Operated by Brookshire Grocery Company, features wildlife dioramas and period country store displays[13]
Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Alto Cherokee Archaeology 397-acre site, archaeological site used by peoples of the Caddoan Mississippian culture, museum of findings and culture
Calaboose Museum Kirbyville Jasper Local history Located in a historic jail[14]
Camp Ford Tyler Smith Military Site of the largest Confederate prisoner camp west of the Mississippi River, official archeological site, historical reconstruction of the Lt. Col J.B. Leake cabin, operated by the Smith County Historical Society
Carnegie History Center Tyler Smith Local history Operated by the Smith County Historical Society
Center for Earth & Space Science Education Tyler Smith Science Part of Tyler Junior College, planetarium, exhibits about space[15]
Chambers House Beaumont Jefferson Historic house Operated by the Beaumont Heritage Society, restored for the period 1920 – 1945[16]
Clifton Steamboat Museum Beaumont Jefferson Multiple Steamboat era, military displays including wars fought in Southeast Texas and Louisiana, art and Boy Scout display[17]
Colmesneil House Colmesneil Tyler Local history [18]
Cotton Belt Depot Train Museum Tyler Smith Railroad Built in 1905, Bragg Model Train Collection on permanent display [19]
Depot Museum (Henderson, Texas) Henderson Rusk Open air Includes East Texas history, folk crafts and 12 historic buildings on five acres[20]
Dewberry Plantation Tyler Smith Historic house 1854 plantation home[21]
Dishman Art Museum Beaumont Jefferson Art Part of Lamar University, includes contemporary art exhibits, 19th-century paintings and porcelains and objets d'art
Discovery Place Children's Museum Texarkana Bowie Children's [22]
Discovery Science Place Tyler Smith Science Hands-on science exhibits[23]
Draughn-Moore House Texarkana Bowie Historic house 1885 Italianate Victorian home in a club shape with Edwardian furnishings, NRHP Bowie County, known locally as the Ace of Clubs House[22]
Durst-Taylor House Nacogdoches Nacogdoches Historic house Mid-19th century period house[24]
Dutch Windmill Museum Nederland Jefferson Local history Replica of a Dutch windmill with local history and Dutch heritage displays and Tex Ritter artifacts[25]
East Texas Arboretum Athens Henderson Local history Arboretum with over 2 miles of trails, Wofford House Museum, a pioneer period house
East Texas Oil Museum Kilgore Gregg Industry Includes re-creation of oil discovery and production in the early 1930s, period boomtown displays, part of Kilgore College[26]
East Texas Regional Art Center Jasper Jasper Art Operated by the East Texas Art League[27]
Eddie Connor Case Museum Daingerfield Morris Local history [28]
Edison Museum Beaumont Jefferson Biographical Artifacts and interactive exhibits about Thomas Edison and his inventions
Enloe Museum Enloe Delta Local history Also known as the Clara Foster Slough Museum, displays include area fossils[29]
Epperson-McNutt House Jefferson Marion Historic house aka House of the Seasons, listed on NRHP in Marion County, 1870s period Greek Revival house[30]
Ezekiel Cullen House San Augustine San Augustine Historic house Mid 19th-century house, operated by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas[31]
Fire Museum of Texas Beaumont Jefferson Firefighting Includes interactive fire safety exhibits and a collection of antique fire equipment
Fire Station Museum Mount Vernon Franklin Local history Includes local, cultural and natural history artifacts[32][33]
Flight of the Phoenix Aviation Museum Gilmer Upshur Aviation Aircraft and equipment of the armed forces, dedicated to honoring veterans, nurturing patriotism, preserving heritage[34]
Gaston Museum Joinerville Rusk Local history Life in the East Texas Oil Field from the 1930s through 1960's[35]
Gladewater Museum Gladewater Gregg Local history Also known as the East Texas Museum at Gladewater, features rooster memorabilia, cigarette memorabilia, wash boards, oil lamps and lanterns, and vintage music[36]
Goodman-LeGrand House Tyler Smith Historic house 19th-century house with original family furnishings including antique furniture and musical instruments, fine silver and crystal, Limoges china, original clothing[37]
Gregg County Historical Museum Longview Gregg Local history [38]
Harrison County Historical Museum Marshall Harrison Local history Located in the old courthouse, county history and culture
Henderson County Historical Museum Athens Henderson Local history [39]
Heritage Center of Cherokee County Rusk Cherokee Local history [40]
Heritage House Museum of Orange County Orange Orange Historic house Early 20th-century period upper middle class house[41]
Heritage Park Museum of East Texas Edgewood Van Zandt Open air Includes 20 authentically restored and furnished structures representing rural life in East Texas from the 1800s to the 1920s[42]
Heritage Village Woodville Tyler Open air Buildings reflect pioneer life from the 19th century to early 20th century[43]
Historic Aviation Memorial Museum Tyler Smith Aviation 20th century aviation memorabilia and aircraft[44]
Historic Upshur Museum Gilmer Upshur Local history Area prehistory, settlers, agriculture, Civil War[45]
History Center, TheThe History Center Diboll Angelina Local history Photographs, archives, oral history,[46]
Hopkins County Museum and Heritage Park Sulphur Springs Hopkins Open air Includes local history museum and park with over 11 relocated historic houses, shops and mills[47]
Houston County Museum Crockett Houston Local history Located in the 1909 railroad depot[48][49]
Howard Dickinson House Henderson Rusk Historic house [50]
Howard House Museum Palestine Anderson Historic house 19th-century period house, open for events and by appointment
Ice House Museum Silsbee Hardin Art Includes two galleries[51]
Jasper County Historical Museum Jasper Jasper Local history [52][53]
Jefferson Historical Museum Jefferson Marion Local history Exhibits include period furniture and decorative arts, Civil War artifacts, weapons, country store items, farm tools, pioneer doctor's instruments, art[54]
Jim Hogg Memorial Park Rusk Cherokee Biographical City park with replica birthplace house and museum of Governor James Stephen Hogg[55][56]
John Jay French Museum Beaumont Jefferson Historic house Operated by the Beaumont Heritage Society, includes 1845 period house, blacksmith shop, tannery, privy and smokehouse[57]
Johnson's Rock Shop and Museum Livingston Polk Geology Shop and museum with rocks, crystals and fossils[58][59]
Kirby-Hill House Kountze Hardin Historic house Open for events and by appointment, early 20th-century house[60]
La Maison Acadienne Nederland Jefferson Local history Replica of early Acadian homes in South Louisiana, with local French heritage displays[61]
La Maison Beausoleil Port Neches Jefferson Historic house 1810 Cajun architectural style home[62]
Lafayette Street Vintage Vehicles Car Museum Jefferson Marion Automobile Vintage and antique cars from the 1920s through the 1950s[63]
Lamar County Historical Museum Paris Lamar Local history Operated by the Lamar County Historical Society[64]
Lennonx House Clarksville Red River Historic house Operated by the Red River County Historical Society[65][66]
Literary Museum Gilmer Upshur Literary Memorabilia pertaining to American Presidents, British royalty, American and British authors and characters[67]
Longview Museum of Fine Arts Longview Gregg Art Focus is contemporary regional art[68]
Majors-Parchman Farmstead Mount Vernon Franklin Historic house 1883 Victorian farmhouse with original outbuildings, a small barn, smokehouse, chicken coop, also called the Parchman House Living Center[32][33]
Marshall Visual Art Center Marshall Harrison Art Municipal visual art center[69]
McFaddin-Ward House Beaumont Jefferson Historic house Beaux-Arts mansion with over 75 years of furnishings
Michelson Museum of Art Marshall Harrison Art Work of Russian-American artist Leo Michelson, also early 20th century American art, African masks and Chinese Opera puppets
Millard's Crossing Historic Village Nacogdoches Nacogdoches Open air 19th and early 20th-century village on 37 acres
Mineola Historical Museum Mineola Wood Local history Located in a historic former post office[70]
Mineola Railroad Museum Mineola Wood Railroad Located in the restored Texas & Pacific railroad station[71][72]
Miss Jane Library & Museum Beckville Panola Local history [73]
Mission Dolores Visitors Center San Augustine San Augustine Religious Visitor center with artifacts from the Mission Nuestra Senora de los Dolores de los Ais, one of the Spanish missions in Texas[74]
Monroe-Crook House Crockett Houston Historic house [75][76]
Mount Vernon Railroad Depot Mount Vernon Franklin Multiple Museum includes working telegraph and railroad exhibits, model train exhibit, 1902 Studebaker covered wagon; property includes 1880-built log cabin, a syrup press and mill and a blacksmith shop[32]
Monte Verdi Plantation Cushing Rusk Historic house 19th-century plantation[77]
Museum for East Texas Culture Palestine Anderson Local history Exhibits include settlers and early area history, African American history, firefighting, railroads, historic schoolroom
Museum of East Texas Lufkin Angelina Multiple Local history and art[78]
Museum of Measurement and Time Jefferson Marion Horology Displays clocks, land surveying and measuring devices[79]
Museum of Regional History Texarkana Bowie Local history Exhibits include pre-history, Spanish and French explorers, agriculture, early industry, civil rights, World War II and local music figures[22]
Museum of the Gulf Coast Port Arthur Jefferson Multiple Heritage of the Gulf Coast including history, natural history, fine and decorative art and popular culture
Nacogdoches Fire Department Museum Nacogdoches Nacogdoches Firefighting Open by appointment[80]
Nacogdoches Railroad Depot Museum Nacogdoches Nacogdoches Railroad [81]
Naranjo Museum of Natural History Lufkin Angelina Natural history Dinosaurs and fossils, artifacts of ancient cultures[82]
New London Museum New London Rusk Local history History and artifacts of the New London School explosion[83]
Newton County Historical Center and Museum Newton Newton Local history [84][85]
Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Museum Pittsburg Camp Multiple Two sites with one admission, the Farmstead, a turn-of-the-20th-century farmhouse and farm, and the Cotton Belt Depot with local railroad, cultural, agricultural history and transportation exhibits [86]
Old Jail Arts Center Mount Vernon Franklin Art Operated by the Franklin County Arts Alliance[32]
Old Jail Library Carthage Panola Multiple Historic county jail, includes the Old Jail Museum on the 2nd floor, and the Soape Family Museum with displays of local history[87][88]
Old Mill Pond Museum Lindale Smith History Also called Parrot Park Agricultural and Heritage Museum, includes historic farm tools and equipment, a pharmacy display, household items, several historic buildings[89][90]
Old Stone Fort Museum Nacogdoches Nacogdoches Local history Part of Stephen F. Austin State University, located in a replica late 18th-century building that was a trading post, private home, church, jail and saloon
Old University Building Nacogdoches Nacogdoches Education Operated by the Nacogdoches Federation of Women's Clubs, exhibits on l9th century education, Confederate Hospital, and community events held in the building[91]
Orangefield Cormier Museum Orange Orange Local history Representations of 1920s small town life, including a jail, bank, saloon, boarding house, post office, dentist office, school, general store and a soda fountain[92]
Panola County Heritage Museum Carthage Panola Local history [93]
Patricia Huffman Smith NASA “Remembering Columbia” Museum Hemphill Sabine Science History of the Space Shuttle program[94]
Patterson Museum Cooper Delta Local history [95]
Pelt Farm Kountze Hardin Multiple Includes folk art painting and other items of rural interest[96][97]
Plaza Museum Canton Van Zandt Local history Includes a collection of bells and Native American artifacts[12]
Polk County Memorial Museum Livingston Polk Local history Exhibits include prehistory, Native Americans, pioneers, industry, agriculture, businesses, culture[98]
Pompeiian Villa Port Arthur Jefferson Operated by the Museum of the Gulf Coast, early 20th-century house reminiscent of villas in ancient Pompeii, furnished with 19th century furniture, chandeliers, and fine art[99]
Powell Hotel Museum Newton Newton Local history Includes history of building as the W.H.Ford Male and Female College and later the Powell Hotel[84][85]
R. D. Moses Texas & Pacific Model Railroad Jefferson Marion Railroad Located in the depot building behind the Jefferson Museum, 1950s period HO model train layout of the Texas & Pacific Railroad in West Texas[100]
R. G. LeTourneau Memorial Museum Longview Gregg Industry Located on the campus of LeTourneau University, displays and archives of R. G. LeTourneau and his work developing earthmoving equipment[101]
Rangerette Showcase and Museum Kilgore Gregg Sports Part of Kilgore College, memorabilia of the Kilgore College Rangerettes[102]
Red River County Old Jail Museum Clarksville Red River Local history Planned museum by the Red River County Historical Society[66]
Regional Arts Center Texarkana Bowie Art Operated by the Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council in the former county courthouse[103]
Sabine County Jail Museum and Vergie Speights Memorial Library Hemphill Sabine Local history Operated by the Sabine County Historical Society, includes exhibits of Sabine County history, tours of jail cell and gallows [104][105][106]
Salt Palace Grand Saline Van Zandt Historic house House made from solid salt rocks donated by Morton Salt, exhibits include local salt industry and local history[107][108]
Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site Paris Lamar Historic house 19th-century Victorian home of Senator Samuel B. Maxey
Samuel Walker Houston Museum and Cultural Center Tyler Smith African American Area life for African American after the Civil War, including Samuel Walker Houston[109]
San Jacinto County Old Jail Museum Coldspring San Jacinto Local history Operated by the San Jacinto County Heritage Society, tours of the historic jail and exhibits of local history[110]
Scarlett O'Hardy's Gone With the Wind Museum Jefferson Marion Media Artifacts and memorabilia about the Gone With the Wind novel and film [111]
SFA Art Galleries Nacogdoches Nacogdoches Art Three galleries at Stephen F. Austin State University [112]
Shelby County Historical Society Museum Center Shelby Local history [113]
Singleton’s Virginia Cross Jefferson Marion Historic house Mid 19th-century Greek Revival home[114]
Southwest Dairy Museum Sulphur Springs Hopkins Agriculture Dairy farming and dairy products
Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum Beaumont Jefferson Industry Part of Lamar University, restored oil boomtown village that show the effects of the Spindletop oil well on the local community
Stark Museum of Art Orange Orange Art Focus on American Western and Native American art and artifacts
Stark House, W.H.W.H. Stark House Orange Orange Historic house 1920s period house, NRHP
Starr Family Home State Historic Site Marshall Harrison Historic house Late 19th-century house and historic buildings, reflects 150 years and four generations of one of the most influential political families in the periods of the Republic of Texas and early statehood
Stephen F. Austin State University Galleries Tyler Smith Art Griffin Gallery in the Griffiths Fine Arts Building, Ledbetter Gallery and Reavley Gallery in the Cole Art Center, School of Art Gallery in the Lower Art Building[115]
Sterne-Hoya House Museum and Library Nacogdoches Nacogdoches Historic house Mid 19th-century house associated with Davy Crockett and Sam Houston
T. C. Lindsey and Co. General Store Jonesville Harrison History Old-fashioned general store and part museum with antiques, rare automobiles, jukeboxes and other memorabilia[116][117]
Texas and Pacific Railway Museum Marshall Harrison Railroad Includes a steam locomotive, exhibits on early passenger trains, the large-scale manufacturing functions at the shops, a model train and pull whistle
Texas Artist Museum Port Arthur Jefferson Art Non-profit art gallery for area artists[118]
Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Carthage Panola Music Texas country music singers, songwriters, disc jockeys, and others including Tex Ritter
Texas Energy Museum Beaumont Jefferson Industry Texas oil industry and oil discovery science[119]
Texas Forestry Museum Lufkin Angelina Multiple Area logging industry, the CCC, the United States Forest Service and forests[120]
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center Athens Henderson Natural history Fish hatchery, aquaria, exhibits, Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame museum[121]
Trinity County Museum Groveton Trinity Local history [122][123]
Tyler Museum of Art Tyler Smith Art Collection includes works by Terry Allen, David Bates, Vernon Fisher, Melissa Miller, James Surls, other contemporary Texas artists, Mexican folk art
Tyler Rose Museum Tyler Smith Entertainment History and memorabilia of the Texas Rose Festival[124]
Van Area Oil & Historical Museum Van Van Zandt Local history Exhibits include truck farming, cotton farming, oil boom history[125]
Van Zandt County Veterans Memorial Museum and Visitors Center Canton Van Zandt Military Memorial park with aircraft, museum and visitor's center[126]
Vanishing Texana Museum Jacksonville Cherokee Local history Located in the Jacksonville Public Library [127]
Whitaker-McClendon House Tyler Smith Historic house Eastlake Bracketed Victorian period estate, also known as the Bonner-Whitaker-McClendon House, NRHP Smith County, living history tours
Williams House Museum De Kalb Bowie Local history [128][129]
Wills Point Depot Museum Wills Point Van Zandt Local history Open by appointment, artifacts from area businesses, institutions, households, agricultural and railroad industries[130][131]

Defunct museums[edit]

See also[edit]

Resources[edit]

References[edit]

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