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Pelt Pond Rural Life Museum


category : Museums
Features folk art, artifacts, and other media to preserve the pioneer spirit of rural East Texas. In scenic Big Thicket area, exhibits also include farm animals. From Kountze, Texas 326 south 13 mi.; F.M. 421 east 1.2 mi.


Hours: Apr. - Nov. Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: 409-287-3300

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Pelt Pond Rural Life Museum

Features folk art, artifacts, and other media to preserve the pioneer spirit of rural East Texas. In scenic Big Thicket area, exhibits also include farm animals. From Kountze, Texas 326 south 13 mi.; F.M. 421 east 1.2

Kountze, TX Museums

Kirby-Hill House Museum

Built in 1902 by timber tycoon John Henry Kirby for his brother James. The house was occupied by his family for 85 years. The mansion is now owned by the Hardin County Arts and Educational Foundation and features furnishings, photos, papers, and artifacts dating back to 1832

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Big Thicket Information Station

Details about the Big Thicket National Preserve, interpretive panels, information on trails and boating. Hiking trails of various lengths have interpretive panels at several locations. 7 mi. north of Kountze on F.M. 420

Kountze, TX Information Centers


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