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Closed for Thanksgiving

The Museum will be closed for Thanksgiving Sunday, November 23, through Thursday, November 27. We will re-open at noon on Friday, November 28, for Lighting of the Square, so be sure to stop by for fun activities!

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.
November 21-22, 28-29, December 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 - 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, 1:30 & 3:30 pm on 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.

November 7- December 20- Home for the Holidays Exhibit

View the Sun City Visual Arts Club interpretation of "Home for the Holidays." Explore what the theme means to different artists.

November 22- "Klan on Trial" Documentary Premiere

We're proud to announce the documentary premiere of "Klan on Trial: How Dan Moody Broke the Back of the KKK in Texas" will be held on Saturday, November 22, in the Historic Courthouse at 6:30 pm. The event is open to the public, but we ask that you RSVP here or at 512-943-1670.

November 24-27- Museum Closed

The Museum will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday November 24-27th, but stop by on Friday, November 28th when we re-open for Lighting of the Square!

November 28- Lighting of the Square

Stop by the Museum during the Lighting of the Square! We'll have a special Hands on History activity from 5 pm to 8 pm!

November 29 - Shop Small Business Saturday

Shop the Museum gift store on Small Business Saturday! We have lots of great stocking stuffers and cozy hand-made scarves to keep you warm!

December 6- Cocoa with Cowboys

Come by the evening of the Stroll for live music from the Yodelin' Cowgirl Evelyn Billington and Cocoa with Cowboys!

December 10- Salon at Wildfire
Join us for the Salon at Wildfire. Dr. Jay L. Banner will speak on "Past, Present, and Future Texas Climate: Science and Policy." The talk begins at 6:30 pm, but arrive early as seating is limited. 
December 13- Hands on HIstory
Make your very own "Willie" the longhorn Santa ornament at Hands on History and learn about the Christmas on the Chisholm Trail! This is a free, come and go event from 10 am to 2 pm. 
December 21-January 1- Museum Closed for Holidays
The Museum will be closed for the holidays and New Year December 21 through January 1. We will re-open on January 2, see you in 2015! 

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
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