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From Willie to Williamson: Summer History Explorers Camp Exhibit

Be sure to come by the Williamson County Courthouse tomorrow at 2 pm for the opening of this week's Summer History Explorers Camp exhibit. Totally "kid-created"- the campers chose the artifacts and wrote their own labels!
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.
July 18-19, 25-26 - 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.

July 2-August 16- San Gabriel River Project Photo Exhibit
Stop by the museum during regular hours to view Holly Moore's San Gabriel River Project photo exhibit. The photographs in this exhibit document the river over several months, including the drought.  
July 14-18, 21-25- Summer History Explorers Camp
Celebrate 10 years of The Williamson Museum with a week long camp that let’s you become the museum Curator, Educator and Director!  Campers will go back in time with exhibits on Native Americans, Immigrants, Cowboys and Life in Williamson County.  The celebration of the museum concludes with campers researching and designing their own museum exhibit. Check out our Summer History Camp page for more details! 
August 1- Form Follows Function: Artisans of Williamson County Exhibit Opening
Stop by on First Friday between 6 pm and 8 pm for the opening of our newest exhibit, Form Follows Function: Artisans of Williamson County! 
August 9- Hands on History
With the opening of the Form Follows Function: Artisans of Williamson County exhibit at the museum, learn how art can be both beautiful and have purpose.  Children will create their own piece of art that has an everyday use or function in the home.  This is a free, come and go event between 10 am and 2 pm. 
August 13- Salon at Wildfire
Join us for the Salon at Wildfire. This month, Claude Van Lingen will speak on Art, Creativity and Controversy. The talk begins at 6:30 pm, but arrive early as seating is limited. 

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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