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Ellis County Museum, Waxahachie
(4.5/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
The Ellis County Museum, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of Ellis County. It was organized in 1968 by local citizens to serve as a repository for materials contributing to the historical interpretation of the county. The museum is housed in an 1889 structure located in downtown Waxahachie across the street from the Ellis County Courthouse. Museum hours are: Monday - Saturday, 10:00am - 5:00pm and Sunday, 1:00pm - 5:00pm.
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  • This museum is quaint,and probably a matter of your interest would make it more injoyable. It is a great place to give your kids history lessons about cotton, civil war, economy, Texas history, milita...  more »
  • This tiny museum has loads of information about the early days of Texas and Ellis County. Lots of details about Quannah Parker. We enjoyed this little gem a LOT. 
  • The museum is very small but has some interesting exhibits about the town and how it grew during the cotton boom. Great that the museum is free to enter. There were some good books to purchase there t...  more »