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Bell County Museum

201 N Main St, Belton, TX 76513-3160
+1 254-933-5243
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Certainly worth at least a 30 minute visit

My husband and I toured Bell County Museum on a Saturday afternoon. The museum is free, small (or... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Austin, Texas
This museum was a great find and had so much to offer in what seemed like a small place

I heard about this Museum from the Daytripper and was glad we took the trip up there to Belton. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Austin, Texas
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201 N Main St, Belton, TX 76513-3160
+1 254-933-5243
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I toured Bell County Museum on a Saturday afternoon. The museum is free, small (or big for a small town), not crowded, very interesting and located about 1 block north of the courthouse. The museum focuses on Bell County history. The staff...More

Thank M J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard about this Museum from the Daytripper and was glad we took the trip up there to Belton. It had way more to offer than what we thought and was pleasantly surprised. The staff is super friendly and helpful and are starting a Mystery...More

Thank texastraveller715
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place is enjoyable to walk through and learn the history of Belton and when they have different historical venues come to the museum that is an extra treat to visit and learn. Everyone will be amazed by the things you see and learn in...More

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This small museum chronicles the history of Bell County (TX), founded in 1850 and named for Peter Hansborough Bell, third governor of Texas. It also features special exhibits, such as a recreation of an early settler's cabin, the archeology of the area and more. Begun...More

2  Thank Ann G
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The museum is always interesting and educational with local history and also showcases for local events and interests they update items to keep the museum current and inviting for visitors of all ages

1  Thank TanaVasquez
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This museum looks small from the outside but it really has a lot of exhibits that are really interesting and well-maintained.

2  Thank PStack152
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This museum had a modern addition attached to an historic building as well as a reproduction of a log cabin. There were loads of interactive exhibits. A huge focus was on archaeology. We learned that they have evidence of people living in central Texas as...More

2  Thank Karenesq915
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Bell County Museum is a wonderful day outing for anyone interested in history, art, science or just about anything! The traveling exhibits are always outstanding and presented in a friendly and fun way.

1  Thank skiingnene
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I live this place! They have scavenger hunts for the kids, they even have non reader ones. They change out exhibits often, but they also have permanent ones.

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Not old and stale, but interesting subjects covered about Bell County and other displays shared by other museums. They care what they do here !

Thank Melinda G
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