Museum Events

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The museum provides monthly educational programs, member events, and more! Learn something new about Williamson County while attending one of our museum events. 

Upcoming Museum Events

  • Exhibit: Poppies & Progress: 1917-1923

    The war to end all wars sent shock-waves through the country causing lasting societal upheavals, many of which are reflected in Williamson County. Experience the stories of local war heroes, suffragettes, and crusaders for justice in this exhibit that explores WWI and its immediate aftermath in the early 1920s.

  • Exhibit: “If You’re Going to Make It, Make It Good:” Innovators and Entrepreneurs

    From cotton to dairy and oil to computers, countless innovative businesses have called Williamson County home. Discover the stories of the county's rich and varied commercial past. This exhibit focuses on the innovative minds in the county who have created award winning or unique materials that represent our entrepreneurial skills throughout the county and world. For example, the Gold Medal Award winning Round Rock Broom Company and Round Rock White Lime Company, local inventors such as Henry Purl Compton, and the future of business in the county in the form of Dell, RDC, and Airborn, Inc.

  • Ghosts of the Georgetown Square Saturday, October 28

    Join us as we tell the stories of the ghosts who have haunted local places for more than a hundred years. The costumed docent-led tours leave the museum at 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, with a special Scary Tour at 9:00pm. Tour dates are Friday, October 13; Saturday, October 14; Friday, October 27; and Saturday, October 28. Tickets are $15 per person; $12 for members and students.To purchase tickets, call 512-943-1670, stop by the Museum, or purchase online here. Please note, there are no tours the weekend of October 20-21.

  • First Friday

    Stop by for light bites at this month's First Friday! The museum will be open from 6pm to 8pm and unveil our new artifact of the month and latest art exhibit.

  • WWI Cemetery Tour: Lest We Forget

    Meet World War I soldiers and home front workers played by costumed re-enactors at the International Order of the Odd Fellows Cemetery, 4 pm – 6 pm. Tickets are $10, $8 for Museum members. To purchase tickets, call 512-943-1670, stop by the Museum, or buy online.

  • Salon: November 8

    Topic: World War I: The War to End All Wars Speaker: Gerald Faulkner Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 6:30 PM The Wildfire Restaurant 812 S. Austin Avenue, Georgetown, TX 78626 Note: SEATING IS LIMITED! The Salon is an event where anyone can participate in topical discussions with leaders in the fields of science, history, art, archaeology and technology, among other topics. These monthly talks are typically held in the banquet room of Wildfire Restaurant and promote discussion of diverse topics in an informal community setting.
    Admission is free for the presentation, with refreshments offered by Wildfire Restaurant pay-as-go before and after the formal presentation. The Williamson Museum would like to thank our Salon series sponsor - Wildfire Restaurant The views and opinions expressed by the Salon speakers are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the policy, position or views of the Williamson Museum, its board, employees or affiliate

  • Hands on History: November 11

    On the 11th day of the 11th month at 11:11 am, WWI came to a close. Come learn about how Veteran's Day began. This is a free, come and go, craft activity.

  • Gault Site Tour

    The Williamson Museum and The Gault School of Archaeological Research are hosting together special tours to Gault. The proceeds will support The Gault School of Archaeological Research and The Williamson Museum.
    Tours begin at 9 AM and last about 2 1/2 hours. Tour price is $10, children 10 and under are free. To purchase tickets, call 512-943-1670, stop by the museum, or email nhewitt@williamsonmuseum.org with name, phone, and quantity needed.
  • Lighting of the Square

    Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a visit to the museum during the evening. A lighting craft will be offered for children from 6 pm – 8 pm.

  • First Friday

    Stop by for light bites at this month's First Friday! The museum will be open from 6pm to 8pm and unveil our new artifact of the month and latest art exhibit.

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