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Bosque Museum

301 S Avenue Q, Clifton, TX 76634-1824
+1 254-675-3845
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Refreshing and Interesting

This is a small museum that continues to grow. It is aimed at the local area in history as some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GranCate
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Hamilton, Texas
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Eh

I took my son here a while back and we just found it kind of boring. Some of the exhibits are neat... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
lindamagners
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Cranfills Gap, Texas
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“small town” (6 reviews)
“north america” (2 reviews)
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301 S Avenue Q, Clifton, TX 76634-1824
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+1 254-675-3845
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small museum that continues to grow. It is aimed at the local area in history as some awesome finds and unique people have inhabited it. The Norwegian community started it to help keep their heritage readily visible to the younger generations then...More

Thank GranCate
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

I took my son here a while back and we just found it kind of boring. Some of the exhibits are neat but mostly you just feel like you are walking through a boring antique store.

2  Thank lindamagners
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This is a must see if you spend time in Bosque County.Very nicely done and very interesting.Be sure and open all the drawers..no one mentioned that to us but we did and they were treasure troves

Thank Rkelly2014
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Bosque Museum is a regional museum covering the Horn Shelter Site people from 9500 years ago. It covers the Norwegian settlers that came during the 1800's. It has a fire collection and a WWI poster collection. It has information on soldier's buried in the county....More

1  Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Actually I went a very long time ago with a group of Day Care children. I truly enjoyed visiting there & the children were truly intrigued. Haven't been back, my days are busy but I want to take my grandchildren soon.

Thank ladylostntx
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Such a wonderful historic place!!!! I recommend the whole family going there! So much you can learn! So much history in every item you see!

Thank juliett33
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed it, but the burial site nearby has really put this place on the map; in the eyes of the museum, anyway. Repeatedly got this cockamamie story about how the bones unearthed were from people before the Native Americans. Sorry, but there were no people...More

1  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The oldest human remains in North America are where? In this museum in Clifton, TX. Very well done museum with an enormous firearms exhibit as well as a great look at the Norwegian heritage of the area

Thank smacfe
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We have been wanting to go here for some time. The staff was very friendly and very helpful. We enjoyed the exhibits and thought is was great for a town the size of Clifton to have this little jewel.

1  Thank crawfordfoodie
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

When I travel I enjoy visiting local, small town museums to learn about the history and culture of the area. This one is one of the best. The first section of the museum centers on the Horn Shelter Site which documents people were living in...More

Thank Joan W
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Mary O
20 February 2016|
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Response from texasrepublichistory | Reviewed this property |
Bosque is pronounced "boss-kee" or "Bah-skee" and is a Spanish word meaning woods or wooded. The Bosque River was named by early Spanish explorers and the county was probably named after the river.
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