on the Chisholm Trail
Open Thursday-Saturday 10am-3pm!
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We invite you to experience the heritage of our community. The Williamson Museum offers a variety of ways for you to engage and interact with the past. Whether you are a student doing research, a new resident of the fastest growing county in the country, someone who loves to preserve and care for local history or a couple looking to get married in a beautiful setting, we have something for each of you. Become a member today and discover the stories of Williamson County.
The Williamson Museum provides fun for learners of all ages. From the intriguing topics of The Salon at Wildfire to the engaging activities of Hands on History, there is something for everyone. We welcome you to join us in learning about our past and present.Educational Programs
Our memberships offer fun benefits while supporting the mission of the museum. They make great gifts for the person who has everything and the funds raised help us to discover and share the stories of Williamson County. Join today!Ways to donate
Looking for a scenic spot to visit around the county? Want to know more about how the county came to be? Need to rent the historic 1911 courthouse for your own event of the century? Visit The Williamson Museum to discover all of this and more.Rental Options
Events & Exhibits
19 Nov, 19Upcoming
The saying goes behind every great man there is a great woman. In Williamson County the women stand in front. Our newest exhibit, Women of Williamson County, explores the countless women have positively impacted our area.19 Nov, 19Upcoming
The reputation of law enforcement in Williamson County today often overshadows our rough and tumble frontier beginnings. From cattle rustlers to Live PD, there is a long and varied history on all sides of the law in Williamson County.22 Nov, 19Upcoming
Meet at the Museum and get set up with some of our wonderful tour guides and take a trip back in time as you tour our historic County Courthouse. Tours start at 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Tours are free, last about 45 minutes and are handicapped accessible. Please call ahead if you have a party of 7 or more, or to schedule a private tour 512-943-1670. School group tours are offered by appointment, please see information on our Educational Programming page.22 Nov, 19Upcoming
Give thanks during the month of November at The Williamson Museum on The Chisholm Trail. Children’s activities on a come and go basis, 10am-3pm, free.23 Nov, 19Upcoming
Meet at the Museum and get set up with some of our wonderful tour guides and take a trip back in time as you tour our historic County Courthouse. Tours start at 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Tours are free, last about 45 minutes and are handicapped accessible. Please call ahead if you have a party of 7 or more, or to schedule a private tour 512-943-1670. School group tours are offered by appointment, please see information on our Educational Programming page.
A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR BUSINESS PRESERVERS
We offer three types of Business Memberships: Business Preservers, Business Partners and Non-Profit
What our visitors saying about their experience
“Great, don’t miss it while in town! Knowledgeable volunteers.”Renee
“This is the best little museum ever!! Full of art and knowledge! So, so happy we have this in our precious town!”Kimberly
“Having this museum on the square in Georgetown is wonderful for visitors and residents alike. The fact that this square and the architecture is so historical makes Georgetown worthwhile to visit. A great museum for both children and adults alike.”Violet
“Nice, small museum, perfect for kids 3 and up. Lots of fun hands on stations, with lots of displays and info for adults as well. Good way to spend an hour. It’s right on the square so you can make your way around for shopping.”Jennifer