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The Colony, Texas: Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

Truck Yard

Address:
5959 Grove Lane, The Colony, TX
Directions:
From The Colony, drive east on Main St. for one mile. At the stoplight turn right onto Paige Rd. Drive two miles (Paige Rd becomes Plano Pkwy as it crosses under the tollway) and then turn left at the stoplight onto Destination Drive. Drive a third of mile and turn right onto Grove Lane. Drive to the end; you'll see the Truck Yard on the left. The Toilet Seat Museum is in the main building, on the second floor.
Hours:
Daily 11am - 2am (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
469-401-6764
RA Rates:
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Toilet Seat Art Museum.

Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

Well into his 90s, retired plumber-turned-artist filled his garage museum with 1,400+ fanciful toilet lid artworks. Barney Smith's collection is now displayed in the main building of a food truck beer garden.

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Barney Smith.

Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

Great find! If you are in San Antonio, you should go. Barney Smith is very accommodating, very entertaining and the museum is a blast.

[Steele Travelers, 03/31/2017]

Barney Smith is a national treasure.

Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum.

Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

The toilet seats are amazing, but without Barney and his stories you're only getting a little piece of what this is all about. We thought we'd just pop in on our way through town and we ended up listening to him for an hour and a half. Really a treasure and a delight. Definitely call ahead. It takes him time to put down his work and get out to the museum (garage) from the house. Listen as much as you look and you won't be disappointed.

[Rich Dowd, 04/01/2016]

Barney will celebrate his 95th birthday in May 2016.

Barney Smith and his Alamo toilet seat.

Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

In his garage museum, retired plumber Barney Smith continues to amaze with the still-growing display of his personal toilet seat artwork. He entertains visitors from all over the world. Barney turns 94 on May 25, 2015, and while he may have slowed down a bit, he's still creating story-telling masterpieces on toilet seat lids. None are for sale -- they're all hanging here.

Happy birthday Barney!

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 05/25/2015]

Toilet Seat Artist.

Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

He's 93 years old. Great man! Barney Smith's got a great memory. You better get there before he's gone. Only in America!

[Andy, 04/06/2015]

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