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Hill Country Museum - Schreiner Mansion

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Worth the hour to visit.

Run by docents who do a pretty good job of explaining the history of the Schreiner family and their... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
tonifrances71
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Houston, Texas
Interesting

Stopped in for a quick visit since it was raining and we couldn't hit the river or check into our... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2015
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2 Oct 2018
“Worth the hour to visit.”
26 Apr 2016
“Closed for renovations - hope to open July 2016”
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Museum that shows how the well-known Y.O. Ranch in the area began and prospered.
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226 Earl Garrett St, Kerrville, TX 78028-5305
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+1 830-895-5222
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Run by docents who do a pretty good job of explaining the history of the Schreiner family and their influence on Kerrville. Also next door to the department store of the same name. There is still and opportunity for you to go window shopping from...More

1  Thank tonifrances71
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We were planning a group tour, but noticed on their website that the mansion was closed for renovation. The press release stating the closure was dated 2015 so I called them to check ..... very pleasant lady told me that yes, the mansion is still...More

3  Thank 2wheel-navigator
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is the former home of the Charles Schreiner family. This family helped settle this part of Texas. The furniture, photos, multimedia presentation, and knowledgable receptionist make the visit pleasant. A guided or self-guided walk through are available. It nice for a casual afternoon after...More

4  Thank Onemansopinion17
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Beautiful building and very interesting items inside. Great for history buffs. Truly a step back in time!

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We loved learning about Kerrville's past and also about the culture and events that shaped our times and future. If you love history you will enjoy visiting this museum.

1  Thank sonyah640
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Stopped in for a quick visit since it was raining and we couldn't hit the river or check into our hotel yet. It is a small museum and was hosting a gourd exhibit which we are not big gourd fans, but we enjoyed what we...More

3  Thank 603kathyh
Reviewed 6 March 2014

This mansion is only partially furnished as it was in the late 1800s because the space is used for other purposes, but the artifacts and history of the building (and the town) are quite interesting. No cost and worth a look.

6  Thank NewYorkWendy
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We enjoyed our visit of the Schreiner Mansion. It is now owned by Schreiner University. The lady who was working there when we visited was very knowledgeable and friendly. This mansion was built by Captain Charles Schreiner beginning in 1879. He was a successful businessman...More

4  Thank TravelIntl
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Like everything in this Kerrville, it surprise you for the good quality of the offer. The voluteer in charge we visited the Museum, was a very dedicated and knowlogable guy.

3  Thank MeryandLeo
Reviewed 19 November 2011

This museum gives you a good background of how Kerrville was founded. The opportunity to go through this lovely home and view all of the original antiques, furnishings, etc., a great piece of history.

4  Thank Bakersfield1
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