Please help us honor Bob Payne by donating to a scholarship in his name.

The scholarship will be awarded annually to a Williamson County high school senior planning to major in history.

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2013 Recipient of Georgetown Chamber of Commerce

Cornerstone Award in Education

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Museum Events and Calendar

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Thank you to our

Pioneer Day Sponsors

        

 

Business Preservers


 
 

 

Gary Brown, CPA




 

Business Partners

 


Georgetown Antique Mall


 
 

 
 

 


 
 

Non Profit Members

   
   

 
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Marking History Walking Tour

Unfortunately, due to weather concerns, we are cancelling the Marking History downtown Georgetown walking tour on Saturday, May 16th. It will be re-scheduled for sometime in June, so be sure to check back here for details!

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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.
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May 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, June 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27- 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 and 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.

 
April 22- May 30- Texas Pumpers Exhibit
View photographs of old Texas Pumpers in a photography exhibit from local Holly Moore. 
May 15- History Happy Hour
Come out to our second History Happy Hour on Civil War Gambling from 5:30-7:30 pm! Play the games of the time while enjoying period eats and drinks! Tickets available at the museum ($10 for museum members, $15 for non-members). 
June 5- First Friday
Join us for First Friday from 6 pm to 8 pm for light bites and our new Artifact of the Month! 
June 10- Salon at Wildfire
Come out to the Salon at Wildfire at 6:30 pm to hear Michael Hurd speak on Charting Black History in Texas! Seating is limited to first come, first served. 
June 13- Hands on History
Why do we celebrate Juneteenth? Learn about this holiday and make a craft at this come and go, free event from 10 am to 2 pm!  
July 20-24 & 27-31- Summer History Explorers Camp: Rally the Troops!
Rally the Troops! Will you fight alongside Billy Yank or Johnny Reb? Explore the Civil War as a soldier. Experience the impact the Civil War had on the life in Williamson County from 1860-1865. For more information visit the Summer History Explorer's Camp page! 
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Hours and Admission

Hours: PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW HOURS-
            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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