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: PASTEL ART: FOR THE LOVE OF CENTRAL TEXAS: Strong, Delicate, Illuminating!

    Central Texas Pastel Society is celebrating 20 years of creating Pastel works of art! The founders in Temple, Texas started with 17 artists and today there are 85 from a vast area. Monthly meetings are held in the Georgetown Public Library on the third Saturday of the month from 9am-11:30am. A short business review is followed by a demonstration of technique. Quarterly, a three hour workshop is offered. Opportunities to exhibit locally are promoted through the year. All are welcome, beginners and seasoned artists, to learn and create in pastel. Please visit our website: https://www.centexpastel.org

  • 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.

  • Swedish Christmas at Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail

    Join us the entire month of December for pioneer and Swedish crafts celebrating the holidays. This is a free, come and go event every Saturday listed, from 10am-3pm! Saturday, November 25: Cornhusk Dolls Saturday, December 2: Dala Horses Saturday, December 9: Straw Ornaments Saturday, December 16: Tomte Crafts

  • 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 Fridays and Saturdays. 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.

  • 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 Fridays and Saturdays. 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 Courthouse tours Saturday, January 6, due to an event***

  • Salon: January 10

    Topic: Why are There More Old Women than Old Men? Speaker: Dr. Philip Houck Wednesday, January 10, 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.

  • 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 Fridays and Saturdays. 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.

  • Hands on History: January 13

    100 Years Since 1918! Come learn about the hospitals of WWI and how soldiers passed time while they were admitted. Many soldiers learned how to embroider so kids will be making their own embroidered bookmark! This is a free, come and go activity.

  • 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 Fridays and Saturdays. 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 Courthouse tours Saturday, January 6, due to an event***

The Williamson Museum 2016