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.


2013 Recipient of Georgetown Chamber of Commerce

Cornerstone Award in Education


Become a Member




Museum Events and Calendar


Business Preservers



Gary Brown, CPA


Business Partners


Georgetown Antique Mall





Non Profit Members



 Williamson Museum Facebook Page  Williamson Museum Twitter Page  Williamson Museum MySpace  Williamson Museum Blogger Williamson Museum Newsletter 


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.
April 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, May 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30- 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 May 1-2 due to Pioneer Day in Old Settler's Park*** 
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. 
May 1 - First Friday
Stop by on First Friday between 6 pm and 8 pm! We will be unveiling the winners of our Pioneer Day Poster Contest. 
May 2 - Pioneer Day
Don't miss the Tenth Annual Pioneer Day in Old Settler's Park in Round Rock! From 10 am to 3 pm we will have free, fun hands-on activities for all ages. Dip candles, play old time games, wash clothes, churn butter, tour the Palm House and more!  

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
Copyright 2011 - 2012 by Williamson County   Terms Of Use  Privacy Statement  Sitemap