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Museum of Regional History

219 N State Line Ave, Texarkana, TX 75501-5606
+1 903-793-4831
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Love this museum. Always nice and it never gets old to visit. The curator is always so nice and... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
rockwellways
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Local history

This museum is $5 and good for 45 minutes of history of Texarkana from the Caddo Indians, early... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
David J
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Texarkana, Texas
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“scott joplin” (3 reviews)
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“caddo” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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219 N State Line Ave, Texarkana, TX 75501-5606
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+1 903-793-4831
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Love this museum. Always nice and it never gets old to visit. The curator is always so nice and informative.

1  Thank rockwellways
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This museum is $5 and good for 45 minutes of history of Texarkana from the Caddo Indians, early explorers, railroads & city founding, clothing and toys from the 20th century, the Red River military base, and campaign buttons going back to W. McKinley. Highlights are...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Great museum and the curator was very knowledgable and friendly. Told me about other attractions in Texarkana. Great program held today.

Thank rockwellways
Board President T, Board President at Museum of Regional History, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

We are glad that you enjoyed your visit, the program and our staff! Please keep checking back with us for new exhibits and additional programs and workshops.

Reviewed 29 July 2016

I wanted to go to this museum because Scott Joplin was from Texarkana. No one is totally sure if he was born in Arkansas or Texas. They had several items that were associated with Joplin, including one of his pianos. The exhibits were being reorganized...More

Thank Gillum S
Board President T, Board President at Museum of Regional History, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. We hope to have our recently acquired Player Piano installed the week of August 8th, 2016 and after that we will be able to "put things back in place". While we don't like...More

Reviewed 4 July 2016

Well done--From the first floor exhibits about Texarkana in the early 1900s to the upper stairs history of the the area from ancienet times through the explores and the development of the Arkansas Territory to the 20th Century and the impact of it senoir CongressmanMore

Thank Jeffrey Y
TexarkanaMuseum, Board President at Museum of Regional History, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to the Museum of Regional History. Hope that you will check back with us on your next visit as it is our goal to have rotating exhibits from our extensive collection and exhibits from outside sources....More

Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Much is written about the historical contents within this building which are very interesting so I won't comment on them. What I found fascinating was the extreme age of this building and the many times it has been remodeled. I wondered about all the people...More

Thank christopherM8134MB
TexarkanaMuseum, Board President at Museum of Regional History, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

So very glad that you had such a great visit. I'll work on finding out the answers to your questions and post another reply. But, yes, aren't those fascinating questions that make history enjoyable?

Reviewed 17 August 2015

There are several offerings in the Texarkana Museum System: a children's museum with traveling installations from around the country, including the Smithsonian. The Museum of Regional history has some charming displays of early life in the area, and the Ace of Clubs House/Draughn-Moore house and...More

1  Thank Ellis3752
Reviewed 3 September 2014

My family spent the day in Texarkana touring the museums, seeing a show at the Perot and going on the ghost walk. It was an enjoyable day trip but the Museum of Regional History was the only dark spot on the day. The older woman...More

6  Thank William F
Reviewed 9 March 2013

This is a small museum in a historic 1880s building in downtown Texarkana. There is ample parking at street right by building and a non discounted price of 5.00 for entrance. They have a nice musical instrument display including a piano played by Scott Joplin....More

7  Thank KBD87
Reviewed 7 August 2012

Located at the intersection of Stateline Avenue and 3rd Street, the Museum of Regional History (MoRH) tells the story of this area's past through exhibits and interactive music exhibits. It has exhibits on agriculture, civil rights, costumes and pottery made by the area's indigenous people,...More

5  Thank filmbuffintexas
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