Please help us honor Bob Payne by donating to a scholarship in his name.

The scholarship will be awarded annually to a Williamson County high school senior planning to major in history.


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Swirl Wine Auction Tickets

Have you bought your tickets for the Swirl Wine Auction, yet? Buy them today at the Museum for your chance to win one of 16 cases of wine! Proceeds benefit the Main Street Facade & Sign Grant Program and the Williamson Museum. Tickets are one for $5 or five for $20!

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.
February 27-28, March 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28- 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.

March 6- First Friday
Join us for a busy First Friday from 6pm to 8pm! We'll have a new art exhibit from Sarah St. Laurent on A Textural Journey: Adventures with Wax . D.A. Featherling will be here signing copies of her new double book. And you'll have the chance to enter the raffle for the Chisholm Trail Quilt Guild! 
March 7- The Georgetown Swirl
The Museum will be a stop on this year's Swirl! Tickets are required to sample food and wine at this event and can be purchase here. You can also buy tickets now for the annual wine auction at the Museum- enter for a chance to win one of 16 lots of 12 bottles of wine! Tickets are one for $5 or five for $20. Get your tickets today! 
March 11- Salon at Wildfire
Certified Quilt Appraiser Joan Howes will discuss quilt history and quilt care in her talk Threads of Time at this month's Salon at Wildfire. The talk starts at 6:30 pm, but arrive early as seating is limited. 
March 14 - Hands on History

Celebrate Learn about Butterflies Day on March 14 from 10am-2pm. Learn about Monarch Butterflies and their migration through Williamson County. Children will make their butterfly craft. This a free event.


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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