List of museums in Central Texas

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The list of museums in Texas encompasses museums defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and exhibit spaces. Closed museums and museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

Central Texas[edit]

Central Texas is a region in the U.S. state of Texas. It is roughly bordered by Greater San Antonio to the Texas Hill Country to McLennan County to Washington County.

Counties included are Bandera, Bastrop, Bell, Bexar, Blanco, Bosque, Brazos, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Comal, Comanche, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Gillespie, Grimes, Hamilton, Hays, Hill, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Limestone, Llano, Madison, Mason, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Robertson, San Saba, Travis, Washington, Williamson County, and Wilson County, Texas.

Museums[edit]

Central Texas museums
Museum name Image City County Type Summary/Refs
1st Cavalry Division Museum M110A2 howitzer.jpg Fort Hood Bell Military History of the 1st Cavalry Division, a rapidly deployable heavy armored division of the United States Army[1][2]
The Alamo Alamo night.jpg San Antonio Bexar Military World famous site of siege, battle, and massacre
Agriculture Heritage Museum Boerne ag museum 2013.jpg Boerne Kendall Agriculture Antique tractors, butter churns, wagons, cider making, corn shelling, farm tools and equipment[3]
American Legion Post 157 Military Museum Bandera Bandera Military Includes uniforms, models of airplanes, ships, helicopters, tanks, armored personnel carriers[4]
Anderson Mill and Robinson Museum Volente Travis Local history Operated by the Anderson Mill Gardeners, working replica water-powered grist mill[5]
Armstrong Browning Library Waco McLennan Multiple Part of Baylor University, changing exhibits from its collections of literary works, art, decorative arts, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and her family
E.A. Arnim Archives & Museum Flatonia Fayette Local history Exhibits include goods and furnishings for home and office, advertising memorabilia, antique children’s toys, clothing, veterans display, farm implements, tools and vehicles[6]
Art Center Waco Waco McLennan Art [7]
Artpace Artpace san antonio.jpg San Antonio Bexar Art Contemporary art center
Austin Fire Museum Austin Travis Firefighting Located in Central Fire Station No. 1
Austin History Center Austin history center 2006.jpg Austin Travis Local history Local history collection of the Austin Public Library, features changing exhibits from its collections
Austin Museum of Digital Art Austin Travis Art Digital art
Austin Nature & Science Center Austin nature center entrance.jpg Austin Travis Natural history Located in Zilker Park, hands-on nature exhibits, live animals[8]
Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum San Antonio Bexar Commodity Collection of toilet seats[9][10]
Bastrop County Historical Society Museum Bastrop county historical society museum.jpg Bastrop Bastrop Local history Located in a 1930s fire station and jail, also houses the city visitor center[11]
Bell County Museum Chuckwagon exhibit at Bell County Museum, Belton, TX IMG 2418.JPG Belton Bell Local history Historical and cultural heritage of Bell County, includes mustache cup collection, miniature house collection, 1850s log cabin[12]
Benz Gallery of Floral Art College Station Brazos Art Part of Texas A&M University, features paintings, photography and sculpture of landscapes, flowers and plants[13]
Beverly S. Sheffield Education Center Austin Travis Natural history Home of the "Splash! Into the Edwards Aquifer" exhibit about Barton Springs[14]
Big Medium Austin Travis Art Visual arts organization with two gallery spaces[15]
Billy the Kid Museum Hico CoC 20100401.jpg Hico Hamilton American West Local history and exhibits about Billy the Kid, gift shop[16]
Blanco County WW2 Museum Blanco Blanco History Local history, resident's role, and art and images of WW2, part of the Buggy Barn Museum complex [17][18]
Blanco Pioneer Museum Blanco Blanco Local history [19]
Blanton Museum of Art Blanton Museum.JPG Austin Travis Art Part of the University of Texas at Austin, collection features European paintings, modern and contemporary American and Latin American art, prints and drawings
Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum BlueStarArtComplex.jpg San Antonio Bexar Art Contemporary art, features over 20 exhibitions a year
Blues & History Museum Navasota Grimes Music Part of Navasota Blues Alley, shops and museum with vintage records, displays and artifacts about local history and musicians[20]
Bosque Museum Bosque County Museum.jpg Clifton Bosque Local history Paleo-American archaeology, Norwegian artifacts, pioneer artifacts, firearms, textiles, early medical equipment and Civil war displays[21]
Brazos Valley African American Museum Brazos valley african american museum.jpg Bryan Brazos African American African and African American history, art and culture, both nationally and locally[22]
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History Brazos valley museum of natural history.jpg Bryan Brazos Natural history Exhibits include fossils, dinosaurs, minerals, cotton farming, Native American stone tools, ranching and state heritage artifacts
Brenham Heritage Museum U.S. Post Office-Federal Building.JPG Brenham Washington Local history History and culture of Washington County
B-RI Railroad Museum TBV depot 2010.jpg Teague Freestone Railroad Trinity and Brazos Valley Railway Depot and Office Building located on NRHP, also local history exhibits [23]
Briscoe Center for American History Center american history 2012.jpg Austin Travis History Part of the University of Texas at Austin, exhibits of history from its collections
Briscoe Western Art Museum San Antonio Bexar Art Art, history, and culture of the American West [24]
Buckhorn Barber Shop & Museum Buckhorn barber shop museum 2012.jpg New Braunfels Comal Multiple 20th century period barbershop with miniature circus and pictures made from lapidary stone displays, operated by the New Braunfels Conservation Society[25]
Buckhorn Saloon & Museum Buckhorn Saloon SA 2011-12-11.jpg San Antonio Bexar Multiple Old West saloon and museum with wildlife trophy mounts, mounted fish specimens, bird dioramas, the Hall of Texas History Wax Museum and the Texas Ranger Museum
Buggy Barn Museum Blanco Blanco Transportation Vintage buggies, wagons and carriages[26]
Bullock Texas State History Museum TexasStateHistoryMuseum-2010-08-b.JPG Austin Travis Texas history History of the State of Texas
Burleson County Czech Heritage Museum Burleson co czech museum.jpg Caldwell Burleson Local history Heritage and culture of the Czech in Europe and area Czech pioneer settlers[27][28]
Burleson County Historical Museum Caldwell Burleson Local history Operated by the Burleson County Historical Society in the Burleson County Courthouse[29][30]
CAF-Centex Hangar Aircraft Museum Centex hanger 2012.jpg San Marcos Hays Aviation Chapter of the Commemorative Air Force[31]
Calaboose African American History Museum Hays calaboose 2013.jpg San Marcos Hays African American Built 1871 as jail. When newer facility built for white prisoners became 'annex' for blacks. Later USO Center for black soldiers in WWII.[32][33]
Caldwell County Museum Caldwell county jail 2013.jpg Lockhart Caldwell Local history Located in the former Caldwell County Jail, operated by the Caldwell County Historical Commission[34][35]
Caldwell Visitors Center Museum Caldwell Burleson Local history Displays in the Caldwell Civic and Visitors Center[36]
Camp Hearne Exhibit & Visitor Center Hearne Robertson Military History of the WWII prisoner of war camp located near Hearne, includes a replica of a 1942 US Army barrack[37][38]
Carmine Chamber of Commerce Museum and Visitor’s Center Carmine Fayette Local history Located in a historic train depot[39]
Casa Navarro State Historic Site Casa Navarro State Historic Site in 2009.jpg San Antonio Bexar Historic house Restored 1848 adobe home of Tejano patriot José Antonio Navarro, signer of Texas Declaration of Independence
Cell Block Museum Hillsboro Hill Prison Former county jail and sheriff's residence[40][41]
Central Texas Area Museum Central texas area museum.jpg Salado Bell Local history Frontier history, settlement of Texas and of the Central Texas area[42]
Central Texas Rail History Center Flatonia Fayette Railroad Includes a Southern Pacific switch tower, a caboose, photo pavilion and an information center[43]
Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos San Marcos Hays Ethnic Hispanic arts, culture, heritage and values[44]
Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum Chappell Hill Washington Local history Exhibits include Soule University for men, The Chappell Hill Female College, cotton, the Brazos River, the Polish community and the Civil War[45]
Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley Former bryan municipal building 2014.jpg Bryan Brazos Children's [46]
Charles S. Cock House Museum Cock house 2013.jpg San Marcos Hays Historic House Operated by the Heritage Association of San Marcos, open for events[47][48]
Comanche County Historical Museum Comanche Comanche Local history Exhibits include a blacksmith shop, filling station, doctor’s office and replica saloon[49]
Comfort Heritage Foundation Museum Comfort Kendall Local history Located in the Old Comfort State Bank Building[50]
Conservation Plaza Conservation plaza 2012.jpg New Braunfels Comal Open air 18 buildings form mid-19th century German-Texan village, operated by the New Braunfels Conservation Society[51]
The Contemporary Austin AMOA-Laguna Gloria.jpg Austin Travis Art Contemporary art, two locations, one in Clara Driscoll's Laguna Gloria, second in the Jones Center
Coryell Museum and Historical Center Gatesville Coryell Local history Exhibits include spurs, Texas music, sports, archaeology, space exploration, period business displays[52]
Cultural Activities Center Temple Bell Art Also called the CAC, includes a theatre, 4 art studios, 4 art galleries, and meeting rooms[53]
Czech Heritage Museum and Genealogical Center Temple Bell Ethnic Czech culture, history and immigration to America[54]
Dick's Classic Garage Dicks classic garage 2012.jpg San Marcos Hays Automobile American vehicles and memorabilia from the 1930s though the 1950s
Dewees Remschel House Floresville Wilson Historic house Operated by the Wilson County Historical Society, open by appointment, exhibits of local and ranching history[55]
Dime Box Heritage Society Museum Dime box heritage society museum 2014.jpg Dime Box Lee Local history Includes area Czech and German heritage[56][57]
Dog Museum, TheThe Dog Museum Waco McLennan Commodity Private collection of dog memorabilia, located in Antiquibles Antique Mall[58]
Dougherty Arts Center Dougherty arts center 2012.jpg Austin Travis Art Includes Julia C. Butridge Gallery[59]
Dr Pepper Museum Artesian bottling building 2008.jpg Waco McLennan Food Housed in the Artesian Manufacturing and Bottling Company Building listed on NRHP McLennan County
Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead Museum Pound house 2007.jpg Dripping Springs Hays Historic house Restored early 20th century farmstead
Earle-Napier-Kinnard House Earle napier kinnard house 2009.jpg Waco McLennan Historic house Operated by Historic Waco Foundation, Victorian period home [60]
East Terrace House Museum John wesley mann house.jpg Waco McLennan Historic house Operated by Historic Waco Foundation, Victorian Italianate villa also known as the John Wesley Mann House, NRHP McLennan Co[61]
Educational & Cultural Arts Center San Antonio Bexar Art Exhibition space for Latino arts and cultures and their influences on the United States,[62] located in the former Museo Alameda facility, facility of Texas A&M University–San Antonio
Elgin Depot Museum Elgin depot museum.jpg Elgin Bastrop Local history [63][64]
Elisabet Ney Museum ElisabetNeyMuseumAustinTX.JPG Austin Travis Art Sculpture by the acclaimed German-born artist Elisabet Ney in her studio and home
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center Austin Travis Ethnic Mexican American cultural arts and heritage, includes two galleries featuring local, regional and national Latino artists[65]
Falls on the Colorado Museum Falls on the colorado museum 2014.jpg Marble Falls Burnet Local history [66]
Faison House, N. W.N. W. Faison House Faisonhouse2.JPG La Grange Fayette Historic house Mid 19th-century house with late 19th-century antique furnishings, artwork, and everyday household items[67]
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site Fanthorp inn texas 2008.jpg Anderson Grimes Historic house Restored 1850s period family home and stagecoach stop
Fayette Heritage Museum & Archives Fayette heritage museum archives 2012.jpg La Grange Fayette Local history [68]
Fayetteville Area Heritage Museum Fayetteville Fayette Local history Features authentic replicas of historic trains, businesses, ethnic groups, military, organizations, households[69][70]
Forsyth Galleries College Station Brazos Art Part of Texas A&M University, features collections of English cameo glass, American and English glass objects and American paintings[71]
Fort Croghan Cabininterior.JPG Burnet Burnet Military Museum with period antiques and grounds with restored frontier fort buildings
Fort House Fort house waco 2009.jpg Waco McLennan Historic house Operated by Historic Waco Foundation, Edwardian Greek Revival home[72]
Fort McKavett State Historic Site Fort mckavett grounds.jpg Fort McKavett Menard Military Restored buildings from when Buffalo Soldiers were stationed here [73]
Fort Martin Scott Fort martin scott 2008.jpg Fredericksburg Gillespie Military Restored frontier fort with period displays, owned and operated by the City of Fredericksburg
Fort Sam Houston Museum San Antonio Bexar Military History of Fort Sam Houston, one of the nation's oldest military institutions[74][75][76]
Freestone County Historical Museum Fairfield Freestone Local history Located in a former jail, features telephone collection, two furnished log cabins[77][78]
French Legation Museum French legation 2011.jpg Austin Travis Historic house Private home built in 1841 for the French chargé d'affaires to the Republic of Texas
Frontier Times Museum Frontier Times Museum, Bandera, TX Picture 091.jpg Bandera Bandera Local history American West, pioneer & prehistoric artifacts
George Bush Presidential Library George Bush Presidential Library.jpg College Station Brazos Biographical Life and career of President George H. W. Bush
George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center George Washington Carver Museum Austin TX.jpg Austin Travis African American African-American history and culture in the United States
Giddings Public Library & Cultural Center Giddings Lee Multiple Features display of Native American artifacts, Negro league baseball memorabilia of Hilton Smith[79][80]
Giddings Stone Mansion Brenham Washington Historic house 19th century Greek Revival mansion, tours by appointment with the Heritage Society of Washington County[81]
Giddings Wilkin House Brenham Washington Historic house Mid 19th-century house with period and original Giddings and Wilkin family pieces, tours by appointment with the Heritage Society of Washington County[82]
Goodwill Computer Museum Goodwill computer museum.jpg Austin Travis Industry Vintage computing equipment[83]
Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center San Antonio Bexar Art Traditional and contemporary Latino arts and culture[84]
The Guenther House Carl guenther house 2012.jpg San Antonio Bexar Local history Victorian period house that includes museum room with Pioneer Flour Mills memorabilia, restaurant and store
Guinness World Records Museum San Antonio Bexar Amusement
Hamilton County Museum Hamilton Hamilton Local history Located in the former county jail, exhibits include agriculture, businesses, Indians, cowboys, pioneers[85]
Harry Ransom Center Harry ransom center 2012.jpg Austin Travis Multiple Part of the University of Texas at Austin, permanent exhibits include a Gutenberg Bible, the first photograph, Erle Stanley Gardner's Study, changing exhibits of art, photography and history from its collections
Hearne Depot Hearne, TX, Depot Museum IMG 3033.JPG Hearne Robertson Railroad Restored depot features the Robertson County Railroads Collection and photos of local history[38]
Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country Canyon Lake Comal Local history Dinosaurs, fossils, Native American artifacts, farm equipment, antiques[86]
Highland Lakes Squadron WWII Air Museum Highlan lakes air museum 2014.jpg Burnet Burnet Aviation Restored WWII aircraft, weapons, home front items, newspapers, uniforms, helmets, aircraft and ship models, other artifacts, part of the Commemorative Air Force; also known as Highland Lakes Air Museum[87]
Historic Hubbard Museum Hubbard Hill Local history Located in the historic Hubbard High School, includes memorabilia from sportsmen Tris Speaker, Tony York and Carlisle Littlejohn, local business displays[88][89]
H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports Austin Travis Sports History of physical culture and sports, part of the University of Texas at Austin
Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio San Antonio Bexar History History of the Holocaust and the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy[90]
Horlock Art Gallery and History Museum Navasota Grimes Multiple Victorian period house to tour, municipal art gallery[91][92]
Institute of Texan Cultures ITC 2005.jpg San Antonio Bexar Texas history Chronicles the contributions of the various ethnic groups. Part of the HemisFair Park Campus of the University of Texas, San Antonio.
Instituto Cultural de México San Antonio Bexar Art Art and culture of Mexico, operated by the Mexican Cultural Institute[93]
Itasca Railroad Depot Museum Itasca Hill Local history [94]
Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum Southgate lewis house.jpg Austin Travis African American Located at the Southgate-Lewis House, African American experience in Austin and Travis County
James H. Long Railroad Park and Museum Long railroad museum 2012.jpg Smithville Bastrop Railroad Formerly known as the Smithville Railroad Park and Museum[95]
John P. Coles Cabin and Independence Log House Independence Washington Historic house Located in Old Baylor Park, 19th-century pioneer homes, tours by the Independence Historical Society[96]
Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig Museum Austin Travis Historic house 19th-century home of Battle of the Alamo survivor Susanna Dickinson[97]
Katy Hamman-Stricker Women’s Heritage Center Calvert Robertson History
Kerr Arts & Cultural Center Kerrville Kerr Art Community art center with exhibits[98]
Keystone Square Museum Keystone square museum lampasas.jpg Lampasas Lampasas Local history Natural and historical heritage and culture of Lampasas County[99][100]
Kimble County Historical Museum Kimble County Museum sign IMG 4337.JPG Junction Kimble Local history [101]
La Grange Railroad Museum La Grange Fayette Railroad [102]
La Vernia Heritage Museum La Vernia Wilson Local history Operated by the La Vernia Historical Association[103]
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center WildflowerCtr dragonfly onTower.jpg Austin Travis Art, Natural History Part of the University of Texas at Austin. Botanical garden with changing art exhibits related to native flowers and nature
Lee County Heritage Center Schubert house 2008.jpg Giddings Lee Local history Located in the Schubert-Fletcher Home[80]
Lee Lockwood Library and Museum Waco McLennan History Three floors of exhibits on Freemasonry in Europe, North America and Texas[104]
Lexington Log Cabins Lexington Lee Local history A pioneer furnished log cabin, a log cabin with local history displays, and a corn crib with 19th century tools and implements[105]
Limestone County Historical Museum Groesbeck Limestone Local history Exhibits include early pioneers, Fort Parker, courthouse history, Mexia oil boom, county schools and communities[106]
Lindheimer House Lindheimer house 2008.jpg New Braunfels Comal Historic house Operated by the New Braunfels Conservation Society, tours upon request, mid 19th-century home of Ferdinand Lindheimer
Llano County Historical Museum Llano Llano Local history Located in a historic drug store with soda fountain display, exhibits include area geology, farming and ranching, clothing and textiles, mining, businesses, military, polo exhibit about Cecil Smith[107]
Lone Star Motorcycle Museum Vanderpool Bandera Transportation Motorcycles dating from the 1910s to the present[108]
Luling Oil Museum Oil patch museum 2012.jpg Luling Caldwell Industry website, history of the local oil industry, from when this was a boom town, also known as the Central Texas Oil Patch Museum
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum Johnson library.jpg Austin Travis Biographical Presidential library on the University of Texas campus. LBJ is known for the Civil Rights laws, the War on Poverty efforts, and the escalation in Vietnam
Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum of San Marcos San marcos lbj museum 2012.jpg San Marcos Hays Biographical College experiences and early political life of President Lyndon B. Johnson, on the town square[109]
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park Lbj park nima1.jpg Johnson City Blanco Biographical Two locations, one with boyhood home of President Lyndon B. Johnson, his grandparent's log cabin settlement and a visitor center, the second with his first school, birthplace, Texas White House and the Johnson Family Cemetery
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site Kitchen rural 1918.jpg Stonewall Gillespie Multiple Includes the visitor center with memorabilia from President Johnson's presidency, the 1870s-eriod Behrens Cabin, and the 1918-period Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead, a living history farmstead
Madison County Museum Madison county tx museum.jpg Madisonville Madison Local history [110][111]
Magic Lantern Castle Museum San Antonio Bexar Theater Collection of magic lanterns, slides and equipment, open by appointment only[112][113]
Martin Museum of Art Waco McLennan Art Part of Baylor University, collection includes works by Robert Rauschenberg, Kathe Kollwitz, Francisco de Goya, Edouard-Leon Cortes, George Post, Phil Dike, Edgar Whitney and John Marin[114]
Mayborn Museum Complex Mayborn Museum.jpg Waco McLennan Multiple Part of Baylor University, natural history, science, 15 building historic village, local history, history of Baylor
McCulloch House Mcculloch house waco 2009.jpg Waco McLennan Historic house Operated by Historic Waco Foundation, Victorian period house, NRHP McLennan Co[115]
McKenna Children's Museum McKenna childrens museum 2012.jpg New Braunfels Comal Children's [116]
McNay Art Museum Mcnay front1 Nima.JPG San Antonio Bexar Art Galleries of 19th and 20th century European and American art, in a mansion by Atlee B. Ayers, the top Texas architect of his day
Mexia Public Schools Museum Mexia Limestone Education History of the Mexia Public Schools and Dunbar High School[117]
Mexic-Arte Museum Mexic arte storefront 2012.jpg Austin Travis Art Traditional and contemporary Mexican and Latino art
Michael and Noemi Neidorff Art Gallery San Antonio Bexar Art Art gallery of Trinity University, space for student, faculty, and non-Trinity exhibitions, curated and managed by Trinity students[118]
Mier's Home Museum Sonora Sutton Local history Operated by the Sutton County Historical Society[119][120]
Milam County Museum Cameron Milam Prison Located in the former county jail, include jail, law enforcement and local history displays[121][122]
Millie Seaton Collection of Toys and Dolls San Marcos Hays Doll Located in the historic Augusta Hofheinz House, open by appointment[123][124]
Mills County Historical Museum Goldthwaite Mills Local history [125][126]
Mills County Old Jail Museum Goldthwaite Mills Prison Also houses the chamber of commerce[127][128]
Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites Monument hill monument.jpg La Grange Fayette Local history Art Deco-style Monument to victims of the Dawson Massacre and the Mier Expedition, also Kreische House and tours of the brewery ruins
Moody Museum Moody Museum, Taylor, TX IMG 2222.JPG Taylor Williamson Historic house Late Victorian to early 20th-century period home of former Texas Governor Dan Moody[129]
Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording Austin Travis Technology Collection of sound recording equipment and media, planned museum[130]
Museum of Natural & Artificial Ephemerata Austin Travis Commodity Changing exhibits of ephemera relating to a theme[131]
Museum of the American GI College Station Brazos Military Military equipment, vehicles uniforms and memories of all American servicemen and women[132]
Museum of the Weird Museum weird 2012.jpg Austin Travis Amusement Strange and unusual items[133][134]
Museum of Western Art Kerrville Kerr Art Art of the American West, formerly known as Cowboy Artists of America Museum[135]
Musick Alumni Center and Museum at the Parker House Belton Bell Education History of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor[136]
National Museum of the Pacific War Nmpw-front-left-flags.jpg Fredericksburg Gillespie Military History of the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II, part of Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site
Neill-Cochran House Museum Neill cochran house 2007.jpg Austin Travis Historic house Mid 19th-century Greek Revival mansion
New Braunfels Heritage Village Andreas breustedt house 2012.jpg New Braunfels Comal Living history Includes Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture with Texas Biedermeier furniture[137]
New Braunfels Railroad Museum New Braunfels Railroad Museum IMG 3246.JPG New Braunfels Comal Railroad Railroad equipment, cars, memorabilia and model railroad display[138]
O. Henry House Museum OHenry house san antonio.jpg San Antonio Bexar Local history House where author O. Henry worked while living in San Antonio[139]
O. Henry Museum O henry museum 2007.jpg Austin Travis Biographical Life and works of author O. Henry, also known as William Sidney Porter
Old Bakery and Emporium Austin Travis Multiple Includes an art gallery exhibiting local artists age 50 and above and houses a museum known as the Lundberg-Maerki Historical Collection
Old Fayette County Jail La Grange Fayette Prison Historic 19th-century jail, memorabilia of Fayette County law enforcement[140]
Old Fort Parker Groesbeck Limestone Military Restored 1830s fort buildings[141]
Old Ice House Ranch Museum Sonora Sutton Local history Housed in a former ice house, operated by the Sutton County Historical Society, exhibits includes pioneer, ranching, lawmen and outlaws, area history, transportation, model train layout[142]
Palm House Museum Palm House Museum, Round Rock, TX IMG 4063.JPG Round Rock Williamson Historic house [143][144]
People's Gallery at City Hall Austin Travis Art Annual exhibit of works by regional artists[145]
Pioneer Farms Austin Travis Living Also known as Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms, features five themed, restored historic areas: an 1841 Tonkawa encampment, an 1868 German emigrant farm, an 1873 Texian farm, an 1887 cotton planter’s farm and an 1899 Sprinkle Corner rural village[146]
Pioneer Memorial Museum Harper Gillespie Local history Pioneer artifacts, arrowheads, toys, tools, military items[147]
Pioneer Museum Fredericksburg Vereins Kirche.JPG Fredericksburg Gillespie Open air Operated by the Gillespie County Historical Society includes, Markplatz, Vereins Kirche Museum, Fredericksburg Volunteer Fire Department Museum, White Oak School and historic homes
Pioneer Town Wimberley Hays Open air Replica pioneer town buildings at the 7A Resort, includes Jack Glover’s Cowboy Museum[148][149]
Pump Project Art Complex Austin Travis Art Non-profit art space that provides working studios and gallery facilities to emerging and established artists[150]
Red Men Museum and Library Red men museum 2012.jpg Waco McLennan History History of the Fraternal Organization Improved Order of Red Men [151]
Republic of Texas Museum Republic texas museum 2012.jpg Austin Travis History Operated by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, heritage of The Republic of Texas historic period[152]
Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Antonio Bexar Amusement
Rockne Museum Rockne museum 2012.jpg Rockne Bastrop Local history Operated by the Rockne Historical Association in Hilbig Park[153][154]
Ross Carroll Bennett House Brenham Washington Historic house Victorian mansion with original family and period antique, tours by appointment with the Heritage Society of Washington County[155]
Round Rock Arts Round Rock Williamson Art Area arts council with ArtSpace exhibit gallery[156]
Round Top Historical Society Museum Round Top Fayette Open air [157]
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Mission San José San Antonio.JPG San Antonio Bexar Texas history Features four Spanish frontier missions: Concepcion, San Jose, San Juan, and Espada, and a museum in the visitor's center
San Antonio Children's Museum San Antonio Bexar Children's Focused on early childhood learning, especially in the creative arts, sciences and early literacy[158]
San Antonio Art League Museum San Antonio Bexar Art Features works in all media by Texas artists[159]
San Antonio Museum of Art SAMA camel with load.jpg San Antonio Bexar Art World class collections displayed in restored Lone Star Brewery buildings
San Saba County Historical Museum San Saba San Saba Local history Exhibits include barbed wire, 19th-century period rooms[160]
Sanders Corps of Cadets Center College Station Brazos Military Part of Texas A&M University, history of the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets
Capt. Charles Schreiner Mansion Schreiner mansion 2009.jpg Kerrville Kerr Historic house 19th-century period mansion
Schulenburg Historical Museum Schulenburg historical museum 2012.jpg Schulenburg Fayette Local history [161]
Sculpture Ranch and Galleries Johnson City Blanco Art 140-acre contemporary sculpture gardens[162]
Seward Plantation Independence Washington Historic house Mid 19th-century plantation home, open for groups of 10 or more by reservation
Scobee Education Center at San Antonio College San Antonio Bexar Science Includes the Scobee Planetarium, Challenger Learning Center[163]
Sculptors Dominion International San Antonio Bexar Art Outdoor sculpture displays, open by appointment or during the Sculptors Invitational event[164]
Semmes Gallery San Antonio Bexar Art Part of Fine Arts Building at the University of the Incarnate Word[165]
Smithville Heritage House & Museum Smithville Bastrop Local history Operated by the Smithville Heritage Society[166][167]
Somerville Area Museum Somerville Burleson Local history [168]
Sophienburg Museum Sophienburg Castle, New Braunsfels TX.jpg New Braunfels Comal Local history Heritage and founding of New Braunfels[169]
South Austin Museum of Popular Culture South austin museum of popular culture.jpg Austin Travis Art Pop art related to Austin, focusing on the art and ephemera of Austin's live music scene from the 1960s through today.[170]
Southwest Museum of Clocks and Watches Lockhart Caldwell Horology Historic clocks, watches[171]
Southwest School of Art San Antonio Bexar Multiple Features changing art exhibitions, located in a historic 1851 Ursuline convent that can be toured[172]
Spanish Governor's Palace San Antonio TX Spanish Govenors Palace.jpg San Antonio Bexar Historic house 18th century early Spanish house
Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum Stanzel model aircraft museum 2012.jpg Schulenburg Fayette Aviation History of Stanzel Company and the development of model aircraft, also late 19th century historic house [173]
Star Historical Museum Star Mills Local history [174][175]
Star of the Republic Museum StaroftheRepublicMuseum.JPG Washington-on-the-Brazos Washington History Culture and history of the Republic of Texas from 1836–1846
Stark Galleries College Station Brazos Art Part of Texas A&M University, focuses on American paintings, prints, drawings and photographs of the 19th and 20th centuries
Steves Homestead Edward steves homestead.jpg San Antonio Bexar Historic house Late 19th-century Victorian homestead, operated by the San Antonio Conservation Society
Sutherland Springs Museum Sutherland Springs Wilson Local history [176]
Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum Temple railroad heritage museum 2012.jpg Temple Bell Railroad Located in th3 1911 Santa Fe Depot, includes three locomotives, railroad passenger cars, and cabooses, railroad equipment and memorabilia, Harvey House, local history [177]
Texas Air Museum San Antonio Bexar Aviation About Texas and San Antonio's role in the development of military air power
Texas A&M Sports Museum College Station Brazos Sports Part of Texas A&M University, located in the Bernard C. Richardson Zone at Kyle Field, school athletes and sports history[178]
Texas Baptist Historical Museum Texas baptist historical museum 2014.jpg Independence Washington History Mid 19th-century Baptist church in which Sam Houston was baptized, museum of historic church artifacts and history of Baptists in Texas[179][180]
Texas Basketball Museum Texas basketball museum 2013.jpg Carmine Fayette Sports History of Texas high school basketball[181]
Texas Cotton Gin Museum Texas cotton gin museum 2013.jpg Burton Washington Agriculture Working cotton gin and history of cotton farming [182][183]
Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center La Grange Fayette Ethnic Texas Czech culture, pioneers, replica of a late 19th and early 20th century Czech Moravian community[184]
Texas Department of Public Safety Historical Museum and Research Center Austin Travis Law enforcement History of the Texas Department of Public Safety, includes uniforms, vehicles, weapons, equipment[185][186]
Texas Governor's Mansion Texas governors mansion.jpg Austin Travis Historic house Mid 19th-century mansion, home of every governor since 1856
Texas Heritage Museum Hillsboro Hill Military Part of Hill College, exhibits from the Civil War, WWI, WWII and Vietnam War[187]
Texas Medical Association History of Medicine Gallery Austin Travis Medical Changing exhibits about the history of medicine in Texas and the history of the Texas Medical Association[188]
Texas Memorial Museum Texas memorial museum west elevation.jpg Austin Travis Natural history Part of the University of Texas at Austin, exhibits dinosaurs, fossils, gems, rocks, minerals, Texas wildlife, evolution and biodiversity
Texas Military Forces Museum Hetzer.jpg Austin Travis Military Located at Camp Mabry, history of Texas' militia, volunteer forces and National Guard from 1823 to the present
Texas Museum of Science and Technology Cedar Park Williamson Science Features traveling exhibits, various collections, and soon a full dome planetarium
Texas Music Museum Austin Travis Music Contributions of Texas musicians to the musical heritage of the nation and the world[189]
Texas Polka Music Museum Texas polka museum 2012.jpg Schulenburg Fayette Music History of polka music in Texas, Texas polka bands and musicians of Czech, German and Polish ancestry[190]
Texas Quilt Museum Texas quilt museum.jpg La Grange Fayette Art Historic and contemporary quilts[191]
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum Ranger museum entry.jpg Waco McLennan Law enforcement History of the Texas Ranger Division
Texas Rangers Heritage Center Fredericksburg Gillespie Military History of the Texas Rangers, museum under construction[192]
Texas Sports Hall of Fame Texas sports hall of fame 2008.jpg Waco McLennan Sports Important Texas athletes, coaches and administrators
Texas State Capitol Visitors Center General land office building 2006.jpg Austin Travis Texas history Exhibits about state history, tours of the Texas State Capitol
Texas State University Galleries San Marcos Hays Art Two galleries for the School of Art and Design, located in the Joann Cole Mitte Building[193]
Texas Transportation Museum 1911 Baldwin 2-8-0 Steam at Texas Transportation museum 4.JPG San Antonio Bexar Transportation Railroad cars and model railroad, antique automobiles
Texas Wendish Heritage Museum Texas Wendish Museum.JPG Serbin Lee Ethnic Operated by the Texas Wendish Heritage Society, history and heritage of the Texas Wends, Slavic immigrants from Lusatia[194]
The Thinkery The thinkery austin 2014.jpg Austin Travis Children's
Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum Umlauf garden1 2006.jpg Austin Travis Art Sculpture by 20th century American sculptor Charles Umlauf and other contemporary sculptors
Union Station Transportation Museum Giddings Lee Railroad Located in a historic depot, includes memorabilia and collections reflecting life in the early 1900s, Union Pacific Railroad[80][195]
United States Army Medical Department Museum Brookearmy.jpg San Antonio Bexar Military History of the US Army Medical Department from 1775 to present, located at Fort Sam Houston
University of Texas at San Antonio Art Galleries San Antonio Bexar Art Operated by the Department of Art and History, includes the main gallery on campus, and Terminal 136 downtown, a satellite space[196]
USAF Airman Heritage Museum San Antonio Bexar Aviation Located at Lackland Air Force Base, history of the U.S. Air Force, includes historic USAF military aircraft, WWI and WWII air maintenance shop collection, basic training dorms, Women in the Air Force collection[197]
Veterans From All Wars & Pioneer Ranch Women Museum Veterans and Pioneer Ranch Women Museum, Sonora, TX IMG 1377.JPG Sonora Sutton Local history Military artifacts, roles of area ranch women[198]
Villa Finale Norton polk mathis house 2014.jpg San Antonio Bexar Historic house Victorian period mansion with European furniture, and fine and decorative arts
Visual Arts Center Austin Travis Art Includes 5 galleries, part of the Department of Art and Art History, College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin[199]
Waco Mammoth Site Waco mammoth site QRT.jpg Waco McLennan Natural history Museum and park featuring fossils of twenty-four Columbian mammoths (Mammuthus columbi) and other mammals from the Pleistocene Epoch
Walkers' Gallery San Marcos Hays Art Sponsored by the San Marcos Area Arts Council and the City of San Marcos with support from the San Marcos Arts Commission[200]
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site Washington on the Brazos Monument.jpg Washington-on-the-Brazos Washington Multiple Includes Star of the Republic Museum, Independence Hall and Barrington Living History Farm
Whitney Area Museum Whitney Hill Local history [201]
Williamson Museum Georgetown Williamson Local history History of Williamson County [202]
Wilson County Jailhouse Museum Floresville Wilson Prison Operated by the Wilson County Historical Society, open the first Saturday of the month and for special events
Winedale Winedale Fayette Open air Complex of 19th-century structures and modern facilities situated on 225 acres, reflects German-American culture, operated by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Wittliff Collections San Marcos Hays Literary Exhibits from its collections of King of the Hill archives, Southwest writers including Cormac McCarthy and Sam Shepard, and the Lonesome Dove collection, located on the seventh floor of the Alkek Library on the campus of Texas State University[203]
Witte Museum Fashion exhibit, Witte Museum, San Antonio, TX IMG 3150.JPG San Antonio Bexar Multiple Natural history, science, art, log cabins and historic homes, circus memorabilia, cowboy artifacts
Wooden Nickel Museum San Antonio Bexar Commodity Store with museum about the history of, and San Antonio’s contribution to wooden nickels[204]
Women & Their Work Women and their work 2012.jpg Austin Travis Art Gallery for women artists[205]
Wright Gallery College Station Brazos Art Part of Texas A&M University College of Architecture, college's showcase for the visual arts[206]
Yturri-Edmunds Historic Site Yturriedmunds1.jpg San Antonio Bexar Historic house House and operating grist mill, 1840-1860, restored in 1964 by the San Antonio Conservation Society, open by appointment

Defunct museums[edit]

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Resources[edit]

References[edit]

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  103. ^ "La Vernia Heritage Museum". La Vernia Historical Association. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  104. ^ "Lee Lockwood Library and Museum". Scottish Rite Foundation of Texas. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  105. ^ "Official site". Lexington Log Cabins & Heritage Center. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  106. ^ "Official site". Limestone County Historical Museum. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  107. ^ "Official site". Llano County Historical Museum. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  108. ^ "Official site". Lone Star Motorcycle Museum. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
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  129. ^ "Official site". Moody Museum. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  130. ^ "Official site". Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
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