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Burton Cotton Gin and Museum

307 N Main St, Burton, TX 77835-6071
+1 979-289-3378
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This is an amazing museum to visit! The docent that took us on the tour did a great job with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
pnkgirl27
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San Antonio, Texas
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The museum is small, by mighty. So full of education on how cotton was picked and processed before... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Linda B
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Plymouth, Indiana
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307 N Main St, Burton, TX 77835-6071
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing museum to visit! The docent that took us on the tour did a great job with everything from the history all the way to helping me purchase items in the gift shop. There is some walking and climbing up of stairs...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The museum is small, by mighty. So full of education on how cotton was picked and processed before it goes to the textile. Learning about the cotton gin and why they do it the way they do. How hard it is to pick the seeds...More

1  Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour led by Jerry Moore; he was informative and entertaining. During our travels we like to include a few historical sites. This actual cotton gin, which is still operable, is located just a few miles to the west of Brenham and...More

1  Thank Stephen K
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The BCGM is a hidden treasure in Texas. The quaint museum with educational video takes you back in time when cotton was king. The tour of the gin is fabulous and something you wont' soon forget. Everyone should see and do this tour. Perfect for...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a great tour with history of a cotton gin that is still functional, though it only operates a few times a year. You will want to take one of the guided tours offered at 10 am and 2pm.

1  Thank James M
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The curator was funny, super informative, and helpful. We felt so welcome! They have a scavenger hunt for kids and an interesting video. Even if you don't tour the gin, it's worth stopping in. Great gift shop with lots of selection for all ages and...More

Thank Jennifer D
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

The curator, Jerry Moore, gave us one of the best guided tours I can remember. Full of stories designed to help one understand what it was like to grow and sell cotton in the 1920s. This is the oldest working, orginasl, cotton gin in America...More

1  Thank Nick G
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We sold our home and land to travel. The old Andice Cotton Gin used to be on our property. It brought that all to life for us. The tour guide was knowledgable and good with people. There was a group of kids there and the...More

Thank Barbie K
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I wanted to go check this out because I live in the community and felt like I should be able to say I had been there. Well I was genuinely surprised to find it very interesting. There was a guide who took us through the...More

1  Thank BarbJ816
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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

While we were on an antiquing trip to nearby Round Top, TX., my wife and I saw signs for the "Texas Cotton Gin Museum" and decided to visit it. We are so glad we did! During our trip, we made planned visits to many historical...More

Thank Gary M
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