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Fort Bend Museum, Richmond

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History Museum
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  • My mother n law was visiting from Colorado so while the guys went golfing we went to Richmond. The museum and personnel were so knowledgeable and inviting. We did the walking tour of historical homes,...  more »
  • I joined friends on a tour of the museum and enjoyed all we saw and the cute little gift shop area. I got some nice little pottery pieces and they actually had a few things that were great for stockin...  more »
  • The Museum tells the history of the town of Richmond: who were the first settlers brought here as varied life and economy of the province. In particular, the cultivation of cotton has led to an influx of slaves on the plantation, and that grew up around the beginning gave impetus to the development of another area, also inhabited and which has become a suburb of the city of Houston-Sugar Land. The Museum is located on the territory of homeownership family Moore, the guide will take you for two homes belonging to its time the oldest families of the city. Unfortunately, you cannot take pictures of houses. In the homes of the maximum left environment, surviving until about the beginning of 20-th century. However, the Museum offers alone to make a walking tour in the historical part of the town of Richmond and look at remaining buildings of the old Richmond. For this purpose, you will be given a map with a route and a brief description of a building.
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  • Great place to see the history of Fort Bend County. Well run museum.
  • At the Fort Bend Museum, journey through time and experience life on the Brazos River and the Fort Bend story through exhibit galleries, historic home museums and walking tours of historic Richmond. The Texas Historical Commission has proclaimed the Fort Bend Museum "one of Texas' best local history showcases."