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Museum and Visitor Center of Bastrop County Historical Society

904 Main St, Bastrop, TX 78602-3810
+1 512-303-0904
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interesting facts and history

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

Reviewed 3 October 2017
kami4830
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Bastrop
Interesting museum - history of the area plus special exhibits

This is the second time I have visited the museum. The permanent exhibits are a good overview of... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Texasgirl0915
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Dallas, Texas
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“small town” (2 reviews)
“exhibits” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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904 Main St, Bastrop, TX 78602-3810
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+1 512-303-0904
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

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

Thank kami4830
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is the second time I have visited the museum. The permanent exhibits are a good overview of the history of the area and especially the Republic of Texas.

Thank Texasgirl0915
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Helpful information from a friendly staff. Worth stopping and asking for directions. "Mayor" Bob was particularly nice and helpful.

Thank ACSR52
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Great first stop when coming to visit the town as a tourist. The visitor center employee was very kind and explained the areas of the town that I was interested in seeing. She gave me a map and we chatted a bit about the chicken...More

Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 25 February 2017

As we were not familiar with the area or the history, we stopped in here first. The price was only $5 per adult and well worth it. We started by watching the video on the history of Bastrop and surrounding area - very interesting. Then...More

2  Thank frenchtravellers77
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Before exploring Bastrop definitely stop by the visitors' center to grab info on the community. We were very warmly greeted when we entered and were handed a number of brochures and maps to help with our visit. Definitely do the walking tour and with your...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Small, but very nicely put together. People are very friendly and helpful. A lot to learn about the area, the founding of the town, and the video's when you first enter the museum are very informative and fun.

Thank Lou D
Reviewed 22 January 2017

There is a section up front that you can walk around and look at a few things but if you pay a fee, there is a self-guided tour through the rest of the museum. The exhibits mix older history in with more recent history, covering...More

1  Thank KeishaNCasey
Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you are interested in the history of this area, begin here. Nicely done exhibits that give real insight into how this part of the country developed. I was glad I stopped and think you will enjoy this little gem. The young man working the...More

Thank Kara G
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is a small museum, but is well worth the time to go through. The hours are M-S 10-5, Sunday 1-4. The people working there are incredibly nice and well-informed. It gives you a great overview of the history of the area. Don't miss it!

Thank Karen G
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