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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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Surprisingly interesting visit worth doing

Very neat place, full of antique clocks and other collectables. The sweet couple that runs it is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rorry P
via mobile
Somuch to see, well organized and the owners are so nice.

We took two of our grandchildren to this museum. The owners were so nice to explain things to them... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martin W
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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 5 days ago 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 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 19 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 5 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 28 May 2017

A very charming couple run this museum. The variety of time pieces is astounding. I highly recommend visiting this unique experience.

Thank superdad1986
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for the visit. We hope you can visit again. Johnny & Edith

Reviewed 10 April 2017

An awesome collection of clocks and salt&pepper shakers. Some very early timepieces. very interesting.

Thank Chuck C
Johnny I, Owner at Museum of Measurement and Time, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you, please visit Jefferson & the museum again!

Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a neat place to stop. Johnny & Edith are a world of information and quick to share their knowledge and stories. It's hard to believe how extensive their private collection of clocks, surveying equipment and salt & pepper shakers are. I learned a...More

1  Thank denisegdavid
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This little museum is run by Johnny and Edith Ingram from their collections of (mostly) made in the USA clocks, surveying equipment, and salt and pepper shakers. Eclectic, yes, but based on their personal interests. They have S&P from every state and beyond. The collection...More

2  Thank Betty C
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A must see. Absolutely fascinating to see all the clocks and surveying pieces. They also have an extensive collection of salt and pepper shakers. The couple who run this place are very kind and shared their knowledge of the things they have collected. It's free....More

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