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Museum of Measurement and Time

301 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2133
+1 903-665-6668
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Interesting collection of clocks and measurement devices

Fantastic collection of clocks, and I mean really exotic clocks, as well as measurement devices... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Inge J
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Frisco, Texas
Great info! Fascinating visit

I'm not a big fan of salt and pepper shakers so the large collection of those items weren't my cup... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Grace C
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Museum features Land Surveying history, the exhibits feature examples of early surveying dating from the 1700's. Items on exhibit are compasses, transits, levels and topographic tools. Our collection includes, maps, documents and historical items from early America. Our maps feature North America, the united States and Texas from the early 1900's. The tools of early surveyors are on display. Our exhibit of early calculation devices, slide rules and other methods represent the development of mathematic tools. The museum includes an extensive clock collection featuring time keeping devices and calendars clocks. Our displays include items which measure, such as scales and barometers. Our collection of salt & pepper shakers includes pairs from each of the states and many vacation destinations. The collection numbers nearly 1000, all are unique.
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301 N Polk St, Jefferson, TX 75657-2133
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic collection of clocks, and I mean really exotic clocks, as well as measurement devices like old slide rule predecessors. The owner was also extremely informative and friendly.

Thank Inge J
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your review and invite you for a return visit to both Jefferson and the museum.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not a big fan of salt and pepper shakers so the large collection of those items weren't my cup of tea. BUT the conversation we had with Johnny about how land is measured was worth every minute. He should charge for his wealth of...More

Thank Grace C
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words. Your experience is what makes the museum worth our effort. Johnny & Edith

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Happened upon this unique treasure while walking through this historic town. Walls and walls of measuring devices from times past as well as current. The owner was a library full of knowledge and we so much enjoyed our tour. They only operate off of donations...More

Thank gloriagmac
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

We appreciate your visit and kind words. We hope you enjoyed your visit to our town and invite you for a return visit. Thanks,

Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a unique place with clocks from everywhere in just about every size and style. There are also old calculators, typewriters, and all sorts of measurement instruments. And there must be hundreds of salt and pepper shakers. Besides all that, it's also free but...More

Thank SueS28
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your visit. We hope you enjoyed Jefferson. Edith & I look forward to your repeat visit. Johnny & Edith Ingram

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

What a great couple! What an immense collection of clocks, time pieces, measurement devices and personal stories from the owners. They paid us personal attention and we enjoyed every bit! If they are closed ... Call and ask for a tour, they will gladly oblige

Thank Br00ke-79
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for the kind words. Your response is why we enjoy what we do!!! We appreciate your visit. Johnny & Edith

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Very neat place, full of antique clocks and other collectables. The sweet couple that runs it is passionate and knowledgeable about their collection and a joy to talk to. Well worth stopping in.

Thank Rorry P
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We invite you back to Jefferson. Cheers, Johnny

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We took two of our grandchildren to this museum. The owners were so nice to explain things to them and point out neat things the kids would like. My husband and I enjoyed the vast variety of their collection of clocks and survey equipment and...More

Thank Martin W
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you, a visit like yours is what we intend. Hope you are able to visit again. We appreciate your thoughts.

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The owner has brought his vast collection of clocks from his home to share with others. His wife's collection salt-pepper shakers are also there. No admission charge. He does take donations. He has lots of other items. Survey equipment and maps and wooden calculators AND...More

Thank AdventuresWithLiz
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thanks for your review. We invite you for a visit when your in Jefferson again.

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This is a cute little stop in Jefferson. It almost looks like a store rather than a museum. Lots of old and new clocks to look at. The salt and pepper shakers I would have to say was my favorite, lots of those to see....More

Thank g m
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you for the comments. We invite you for a return visit.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Very fascinating collection of clocks and measurement devices. An added bonus is the very large salt & pepper shaker collection. The lovely retired couple who run the museum are very friendly and love share their stories with visitors.

Thank Bridgitt D
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

thank for your review, you are invited for a return visit.

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