The Bryan Museum, Galveston

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Art Gallery · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
The Bryan Museum, located in the historic Galveston Orphans Home, houses The Bryan Collection, one of the world's largest collections of historical artifacts, documents, and artwork relating to the American West. Assembled by J.P. and Mary Jon Bryan, it spans more than 12,000 years, and its pieces range from ancient Native American cultural artifacts to modern twenty-first century objects.
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  • Really enjoyed the history inside the museum. Wish that they would of included the back story of the orphanage and maybe some feedback from the children that were there. That’s just me though.  more »
  • The Bryan Museum has some really interesting exhibitions. I would have liked more information on the times it was an Orphanage though. Also… If you park in the museum parking lot, make sure you...  more »
  • The museum is beautiful! We enjoyed the film at the beginning of the tour. It was very informative about Galveston and Texas history. The upstairs was full of western art, just beautiful! We highly recommend going for a visit!
  • This is such a unique and beautiful museum, which feels like being in the mansion of an eccentric old collector who packed his house to the gills. Lots of incredible artifacts from Texas history and well curated special exhibits. Definitely worth a stop when you're visiting Galveston

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