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Address: 801 Main St NW, on the campus of Wallace State Community College in the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, Hanceville, AL 35077-5462
Phone Number: +1 256-352-8457
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The Evelyn Burrow Museum of Wallace State Community College is a unique...

The Evelyn Burrow Museum of Wallace State Community College is a unique collection of decorative arts from the Victorian era to modern times, from fine examples of delicately crafted porcelain to artful everyday wares. This extraordinary collection includes more than 5,000 objects primarily of porcelain and pottery, glass, and bronze, highlights of which are displayed thematically throughout the museum. Visitors are invited to share Mrs. Burrow's appreciation for the decorative arts, her passion for collecting, and her particular love of horses in this exhibition. The Museum is open Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free.

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We loved the current exhibit. The museum even had a video showing how they made some items it was very interesting. The man in charge there is very friendly, he will chat with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

We loved the current exhibit. The museum even had a video showing how they made some items it was very interesting. The man in charge there is very friendly, he will chat with you and tell you many things.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Just went through the Evelyn Burrow Museum on the campus of Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama. Right now the museum is exhibiting a number of interesting sculptures.

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

......but were rewarded with so much more. Evelyn Burrows collection of porcelain may not be matched anywhere else on Earth. We originally went to see an Audobon exhibit and found this fine collection of porcelains from all over the world.

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Somerville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

I saw the collection when Mrs. Burrow had it open to the public in a huge metal building. It was like visiting an antique mall. There is much more in the collection than is on display. What is now shown at the school is the best of the best

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2012

This is a collection of decorative items from Evelyn Burrow's collection. It includes porcelain, glass, pottery, and bronzes. The collection is worth over nine million dollars. Donny Wilson, a curator who worked with Mrs. Burrow, showed our group around the museum and gave history of many of the items. His discussion made the exhibit much more interesting. It takes an... More 

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