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Texas First Ladies Historic Costume Collection at Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX 76201
+1 940-898-3201
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Fashion and history, what could be better!

This is a real hidden gem in Denton... hidden because so few people know about it and it is... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2016
roberta s
Interesting free exhibit

If you walk through the elevated sidewalk at TWU between Hubbard Hall and the ACT building you will... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2015
Txpoolgirl
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Denton, Texas
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An exhibit of gowns worn by the First Ladies of Texas, this collection, the only one in existence, includes either the actual garments or faithful copies of the gowns worn by the wives of the governors of Texas and presidents of the Republic of Texas. This exhibit was first created in 1940 and has been updated with gowns worn by former first ladies Mamie Eisenhower and Lady Bird Johnson during their husbands’ terms in the White House.
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19 May 2016
“Fashion and history, what could be better!”
28 Oct 2015
“Interesting free exhibit”
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Denton, TX 76201
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+1 940-898-3201
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a real hidden gem in Denton... hidden because so few people know about it and it is definitely tucked away on the TWU campus. The collection spans the history of First Ladies in Texas. The accompanying information about the gowns and the women...More

Thank roberta s
Reviewed 29 October 2015

If you walk through the elevated sidewalk at TWU between Hubbard Hall and the ACT building you will find this exhibit. Some of the dresses are really old and quite lovely!

1  Thank Txpoolgirl
Reviewed 24 July 2015

If you love history them you will love it. I wish that you could touch them a and that was the only thing I did not like.

2  Thank Donna C
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Different exhibits of clothing. Recent exhibit of Bridal fashions from 1836 to present. Nice exhibition hall.

4  Thank DA H
Reviewed 5 July 2014

We had an afternoon free and opted for an hour in this collection of historic dresses and gowns. Yes, we dragged the teen-age boys with us too and everyone found something interesting. There's a lot of history presented along with beads and lace, since every...More

3  Thank KateMoves
Reviewed 9 April 2012

I would like to say if your teenager is trying decide whether to go to college there it is a very safe and beautiful campus. The staff are very nice and help.

2  Thank Antoinette G
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