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Austin Museum Day

Stop by for Austin Museum Day on Sunday, September 21st, from 1 pm to 4 pm! We will have hands-on activities with weaving and a live spinning demonstration! Museums throughout the Austin area will be open and free to the public.


Chisholm Trail Days & Cattleman's Ball

Save the dates- October 17th and 18th! It's already time for our annual Chisholm Trail Days and Cattleman's Ball! Don't miss this opportunity to learn about life on the trail and see a live longhorn cattle drive at 12 pm on Saturday, October 18th in San Gabriel Park. Later that day, get on your denim and diamonds for our third annual Cattleman's Ball held at the Georgetown Community Center- get your tickets here!

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.
September 19-20, 26-27, October 3-4, 7-10, 24-25 - 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.

***No Tours on October 17 or 18th- Join us for Chisholm Trail Days in San Gabriel Park!*** 
August 27- September 27- Bailes de Mi Tierra Photo Exhibit
Explore the Ballet Folklorico competition "Bailes de Mi Tierra" which was held in Round Rock this past year through photos from local photographers Holly Moore and Wes Odell.  
September 21, 28- Sunday Funday
We will be open the month of September for Sunday Fundays from 1 pm to 4 pm! 
September 21 - Austin Museum Day

It's Austin Museum Day! Stop by the Museum between 1 pm to 4 pm for a weaving activity and live demonstrations.

October 1 - November 1- Chisholm Trail Days Photo Exhibit
Local photographer Susan Gomez shares photographs on the theme of Chisholm Trail Days in honor of our Chisholm Trail Day event the third weekend of October.  
October 3- First Friday
Join us on First Friday to see our newest photo exhibit from Susan Gomez and meet the photographer! We will also have light bites and unveil our new artifact of the month! 
October 4 - Chalk Walk
Come see us at the Chalk Walk in Round Rock! Get all the latest information about Chisholm Trail Days from the Williamson Museum booth. 
October 8 - Salon at Wildfire
Join us for the Salon at Wildfire at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 8th. Dr. D. Clark Wernecke will speak on The Myth of Clovis First:  The Peopling of the Americas. Arrive early as seating is limited to first-come, first served! 
October 11- Hands on History
Celebrate International Archaeology Day by discovering Williamson County Archaeology through an actual dig on the Courthouse lawn. This is a free, come and go event from 10 am to 2 pm! 
October 17 and 18- Chisholm Trail Days
Come out to Chisholm Trail Days on Saturday, October 18th! Held in San Gabriel park in Georgetown, this is a free, public event day with live music, Cowboy Breakfast, chuck wagons, living history demonstrations, hands-on activities, and live Longhorn Cattle Drive at noon! Cowboy Breakfast starts at 8 am at $3 a plate, then festivities and music begin at 9 am to 12 pm when the Cattle Drive starts! 
October 18- Cattlemans Ball
Break out your denim and diamonds for this year's Cattleman’s Ball honoring Jack Garey! This boot-scootin’ good time includes food, drink, dancing, poker playing, saloon girls and live and silent auctions. Get your tickets while they’re still available! The event is held in the Georgetown Community Center from 7 pm to 10 pm. 

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.

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