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Bell County Museum

201 N Main St, Belton, TX 76513-3160
+1 254-933-5243
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A hidden gem

This small museum chronicles the history of Bell County (TX), founded in 1850 and named for Peter... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Ann G
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The museum is always interesting and educational with local history and also showcases for local... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
TanaVasquez
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Belton, Texas
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201 N Main St, Belton, TX 76513-3160
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

This small museum chronicles the history of Bell County (TX), founded in 1850 and named for Peter Hansborough Bell, third governor of Texas. It also features special exhibits, such as a recreation of an early settler's cabin, the archeology of the area and more. Begun...More

2  Thank Ann G
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is always interesting and educational with local history and also showcases for local events and interests they update items to keep the museum current and inviting for visitors of all ages

1  Thank TanaVasquez
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This museum looks small from the outside but it really has a lot of exhibits that are really interesting and well-maintained.

1  Thank PStack152
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This museum had a modern addition attached to an historic building as well as a reproduction of a log cabin. There were loads of interactive exhibits. A huge focus was on archaeology. We learned that they have evidence of people living in central Texas as...More

2  Thank Karenesq915
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Bell County Museum is a wonderful day outing for anyone interested in history, art, science or just about anything! The traveling exhibits are always outstanding and presented in a friendly and fun way.

1  Thank skiingnene
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I live this place! They have scavenger hunts for the kids, they even have non reader ones. They change out exhibits often, but they also have permanent ones.

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Not old and stale, but interesting subjects covered about Bell County and other displays shared by other museums. They care what they do here !

Thank Melinda G
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This is a nice little museum near downtown Belton. They have some artifacts and history of the history of Belton and Bell County.

Thank Chad W
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The Bell County Museum is always bringing something new or should I say "old" to Belton. If you love history and seeing it up close, stop by.

Thank judithtrader
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I only agreed to go there to appease my spouse, because is a man's wife isn't happy, she will make his life crappy, while a happy wife is a happy life. The museum isn't flashy, but it is comprehensive, including excellent exhibits on area geology,...More

1  Thank PopeyeSailorman
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