Athens, Texas

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Athens, Texas, USA

Attractions in Athens, Texas

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Blackwell House Museum
    315 First Monday Lane, Athens, TX 75103
    903-567-0787, Built for Henry F. Blackwell, an early Canton merchant and former County Sheriff, this magnificent house is the oldest home in Canton and features numerous original... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Brewer's Bells Museum
    The Plaza, Downtown Canton
    903-567-0787, View the collection of over 3,000 bells that represent most parts of the world and were collected for over 60 years by Virginia Belle Brewer while visiting this... more info  map

  • Henderson County Historical Museum
    217 North Prairieville Street, Athens, TX 75751
    903-675-4222, Located in the 1896 Faulk-Gauntt building, this museum features an array of vintage and antique memorabilia, as well as historical recreations of a turn-of-the-century... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Black Beauty Ranch
    382 FM 1803 North, Athens, TX 75751
    903-469-3811, Home to hundreds of exotic animals, this 1,430 acre refuge was founded by children's author Cleveland Amory and offers a safe haven for many animals including elephants,... more info  map

  • Cain Center
    915 South Palestine, Athens, TX 75751
    903-677-2001, Nestled in the heart of 85 beautiful acres is the 50,000-sq.ft. civic and conference center. Facilities include 25-meter pool, whirlpool, sauna, weight room, racquetball... more info  map

  • East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society
    1601 Patterson Road, Athens, TX 75751
    903-675-5630, Situated on more than 100 acres of native Texas land, the East Texas Arboretum includes formal gardens, the historic circa 1850 Wofford House Museum, historic Discovery... more info  map

  

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