The Cottage House Museum


The Marguerite Rogers House Museum, built by John G. Slover in the early 1900's, is located at 113 East Dumble in Alvin, Texas. In 1938 James A. and Marguerite Rogers bought the house. The Rogers' daughter, Emaline, bequeathed the property to the Alvin Museum Society in 1995. The Society restored the home and named it Marguerite Rogers House Museum, in honor of Emaline's mother.

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The Marguerite Rogers House Museum is owned and operated by the Alvin Museum Society. Tours of The Cottage and Grounds are conducted by Docents by reservation only. Please call 281-331-4469 for information.

The Cottage House Museum is located at 113 East Dumble, Alvin, Texas. Admission is $3.00; for children under 12 the tour is free. Proceeds are used for maintaining The Cottage.

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Tuesday, November 23, 2004

"Toys of Olde" Exhibit

The "Toys of Olde" exhibit opens December 2, 2004 at the Marguerite Rogers House Museum. The exhibit features a doll house with furnishings hand-made by Marcella Slover Miles, granddaughter of John G. Slover who built The Cottage in 1901. Along with the doll house are a variety of vintage toys.

The exhibit will be on display Thursday, Friday and Saturday, December 2, 3, and 4, and Thursday and Friday, December 9 & 10 and 16 & 17. Hours are 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Cottage House Museum is located at 113 East Dumble, Alvin, Texas. Admission is $3.00; children under 12 are free. Alvin Museum Society calendars and other historical collectibles are available for purchase. All proceeds are used to maintain The Cottage and grounds.


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