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Happy Independence Day!

The Museum will be closed on July 4th in honor of Independence Day.

Who We Are

The Williamson Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and proceeds benefit the museum's educational programing. The  Museum offers free and exciting hands-on educational programs to the public through innovative exhibits, tours and outreach.  We also host the following annual events: "Chisholm Trail Days" at San Gabriel Park and "Pioneer Day" at Old Settlers Park.
July 3, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31- FREE Courthouse Tours

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 Friday and Saturday. 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.

***No Tours on July 4th as the Museum is closed for Independence Day***

June 1- July 31- Celebrating 150 Years of Emancipation
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation in Galveston, which began the celebration of Juneteenth across Texas. Explore the last century and a half of African-American life in Williamson County. 
July 3- First Friday
Come out for First Friday on the Square from 6pm to 8pm! The Museum will have light refreshments and Music on the Square will begin at 6:30pm. 
July 4- Museum Closed
The Museum will be closed on Saturday, July 4th in honor of Independence Day. 
July 8- Salon at Wildfire
Come out to the Salon at Wildfire at 6:30 pm to hear Dale Rice speak on Vander Clyde & Barbette! Seating is limited to first come, first served. 
July 11- Hands on History
Stop by Hands on History on Saturday, July 11 from 10 am to 2 pm! 
July 20-24 & 27-31- Summer History Explorers Camp: Rally the Troops!
Rally the Troops! Will you fight alongside Billy Yank or Johnny Reb? Explore the Civil War as a soldier. Experience the impact the Civil War had on the life in Williamson County from 1860-1865. For more information visit the Summer History Explorer's Camp page! 

Hours and Admission

            Wednesday- Friday: 12:00pm to 5:00pm
            Saturday- 10:00am to 5:00pm
              *closed every Tuesday, major holidays, and during special events

Address: 716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, Tx 78626
Phone: 512-943-1670        
Fax:  512-943-1672

Free tours of the Williamson County Courthouse: Fridays & Saturdays at 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30pm.*
*please call ahead of time to confirm tours. 512-943-1670.

The Williamson Museum is located in the Farmers State Bank Building on the historic downtown Courthouse Square in Georgetown, Texas.

If you are searching for general information about county history, The Williamson County Historical Commission Website has many articles.

The Williamson Museum 716 S. Austin Ave. Georgetown, TX 78626 General Information: (512)943-1670
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