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Bastrop County Museum and Visitor Center

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Find out about Bastrop here!

A great stop for visitors to find out our local attractions and those of the surrounding area as... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Arlington, Virginia
Small but impacting

For a small town, the museum staff has done a really wonderful, professional job or presenting the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Carol L
Bastrop, Texas
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Highlight of your visit to downtown is the remarkable History Museum and Visitor Center operated by the Bastrop County Historical Society. Besides picking up information/materials about Bastrop at the Visitor Center, take some time to tour the...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
904 Main St, Bastrop, TX 78602-3810
+1 512-303-0904
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

A great stop for visitors to find out our local attractions and those of the surrounding area as well as our history.

Thank RonFox13
Reviewed August 6, 2018

For a small town, the museum staff has done a really wonderful, professional job or presenting the history of Bastrop County. I've been very impressed.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Local quilters display there work for sale and all proceeds go to charity. A lot of other interesting things about Bastrop and the area.

Thank Gretchen B
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Please take an hour to stop by and visit. Hours and hours have been spent in helping preserve the history of this area and they are proud to share. Please leave a contribution and help with the expenses. God Bless the Volunteers Retired Chef Gene

1  Thank Gene R
Reviewed June 4, 2018

The local museum has wonderful local exhibitions and information about Bastrop and Bastrop County. The museum is actually a great place for families with kids to check out. Additionally, it's quite a bit larger than expected, so make sure to take a couple hours to...More

Thank MelanieS4702
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Outstanding little museum. Docents very knowledgeable. Barbara varna very friendly and helpful Enjoyed our visit

Thank grannydaisyville
Reviewed March 10, 2018

This museum provides lively displays outlining the rich history of Bastrop and central Texas. It is surprising large considering the size of the town. Very informative. If you like museums, you will like this one.

1  Thank Roman611
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Excellent exhibits and videos make up the collection of this museum. Helpful and knowledgeable staff as well. Be sure to take the time to watch the informative and entertaining "First 175 years of Bastrop history" video at the entrance of the museum. The entrance fee...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We stopped in here when we first moved to Bastrop and the delightful man at the desk was full of a lot of great information!

Thank Melody D
Reviewed October 3, 2017

if you want to learn about bastrop and all the historical things this is the place to get your information.

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