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Discover the stories of Williamson County through our interactive educational programs for learners of all ages.

The Williamson Museum offers a wide variety of educational opportunities for families, teachers and homeschoolers as well as public and private schools. 

 


Hands on History

Come out to The Williamson Museum the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. for hands-on, interactive history lessons & activities.

This program is free for children of all ages.

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Field Trips

Field trips are available for K-12th grade, home school, clubs and organizations. Museum field trips are typically 2 hours in length. Full day field trips occur at our annual Pioneer Day event in May. Contact us to learn more.

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Traveling Trunk Programs

Exhibit in a trunk. These traveling trunks are available for a two-week rental on a first-come, first-served basis. Trunks cost $25 each with or without a presenter. They include artifacts, hands-on activities, primary sources, and lesson plans for use in the classroom. The lessons meet the TEKS for grade levels K-8 and high school.

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Tours

The Williamson Museum offers group tours through the Museum on the Georgetown Square and Chisholm Trail, the Williamson County Courthouse and the Courthouse Square by appointment.

To schedule a tour and for more information, please contact Danelle Houck at dhouck@williamsonmuseum.org or 512/943-3856.

Available Group Tours

A maximum of 20 adults per group can be accommodated in the Museum. School tours of the Museum can be accommodated with a maximum of 40 students per tour, but can be combined with the Courthouse and downtown walking tours for larger groups. One accompanying adult chaperone is required for every 10 students on tour.
By appointment only. A maximum of 20 adults per group can be accommodated for walking tours. Remember that these tours are outside and shade may not be available. Dress accordingly.
School tours of the Williamson County Courthouse are available during the week by appointment. Guided tours of the Courthouse are available Fridays and Saturdays at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 pm. Each tour allows for a maximum of 20 people. Stop by the Museum to confirm tours and meeting place. Each tour lasts 35-45 minutes.
School tours of the Museum in Round Rock can be accommodated with a maximum of 100 students per tour. Larger groups can be accommodated with enough notice. One accompanying adult chaperone is required for every 10 students on tour. School tours at the Chisholm Trail location are $5/ student and typically last two hours. There are picnic areas available for use on the grounds.
School tours of the Museum in Georgetown can be accommodated with a maximum of 40 students per tour, but can be combined with the Courthouse and downtown walking tours for larger groups. One accompanying adult chaperone is required for every 10 students on tour. School tours at the Georgetown Square location are $3/ student and typically last two hours. School tours of the Williamson County Courthouse are available during the week by appointment.
The Thursday and Friday of the first weekend in May are field trip days for Pioneer Day in Old Settler's Park in Round Rock. Field trips for Pioneer Day are $5/student. Students rotate through 20 minute stations from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm with a break for lunch. Picnic areas are available for use on the grounds.
Join us for a guided ghost tour of the downtown square in October.
Join us every November for a living history tour of a Williamson County Cemetery. Meet the people who helped shape and settle Williamson County. The theme of the tour changes yearly.
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