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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Cornerstone Award in Education

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Museum Events and Calendar

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Thanks to our 2014 Grant Sponsors

   

 

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Chisholm Trail Days & Cattleman's Ball Sponsors 

 
 
   
 

 
 

 
 
 



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Business Preservers


 
 

 

Gary Brown, CPA



 

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Georgetown Antique Mall


 
 
 

 



 

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First Friday!

Stop by on First Friday between 6pm and 8pm for light bites and author Dave Ciambrone! He will be signing copies of his new book Dangerous Threads- which explores one of quilting's greatest mysteries!

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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.
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March 27-28, April 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25- 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.

 
April 3- First Friday

Stop by on First Friday between 6pm and 8pm for light bites and our new Artifact of the Month! Author Dave Ciambrone will be signing copies of his book Dangerous Threads- which explores one of quilting's greatest mysteries!

 
April 8- Salon at Wildfire
Author Mike Cox will speak at this month's Salon at Wildfire on Trailing the Texas Rangers. The talk starts at 6:30 pm, but arrive early as seating is limited. 
April 11 - Hands on History

Honor the 154th Anniversary of the start of the Civil War at this month's Hands on History. Children will learn about our upcoming Civil War exhibit and Williamson County's role in the Civil War. Children will make a Civil War era craft and have a chance to enlist in the Confederate or Union Army. This is a free, come and go event between 10 am and 2 pm.

 
April 24-25- Exhibit Opening and Red Poppy
Come in the museum during the Red Poppy Festival for the opening of our new exhibit Courage & Contradiction: Civil War Stories of Williamson County.  Learn the rich and unique history of Williamson County during the Civil War through an interactive exhibit. 
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Hours and Admission

Hours: PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW HOURS-
            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.

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