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Museum Closed and Lighting of the Square

The Museum will be closed Sunday, November 21, through Thursday, November 26, for Thanksgiving holidays. Bring out the kids for an eco-friendly ornament activity from 6 pm to 8 pm after watching the Lighting of the Square! We'll be open on Friday, November 27, from 12 pm to 8 pm!
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 20-21, 27-28, December 4-5, 11-12, 18-19- 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.

***No Courthouse Tours 12/25-26, 2015, or 1/1-2, 2015, due to holidays***

November 6- December 19- Sun City Plein Air
Enjoy wonderful exhibit of paintings from around the county done by the Sun City Plein Air group.  
November 22-26- Museum Closed
The Museum will be closed November 22-26 for Thanksgiving. We will re-open at noon on Friday, November 27th for Lighting of the Square! 
November 27- Lighting of the Square
The Museum has lots of hands on activities to try while you wait for the Christmas lights at Lighting of the Square! We'll be open from 12pm to 8pm!  
December 4- Night Before Stroll
We will be open the Night Before Stroll from 6pm to 8pm with light bites and a new Artifact of the Month that's sure to trim your tree! Members enjoy a special Members Only area- not a Member? Join Today!
December 5- Cocoa with Cowboys
Get some cocoa with cowboys outside the Williamson Museum during the Stroll! This is a free event from 6pm to 8pm. 

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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