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Bastrop County Museum and Visitor Center

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Great Small-Town Museum

I love small-town museums that cover local history. This one is very good. Nicely arranged, good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Austin, Texas
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Interesting and well-done visuals

Definitely worth the price of admission. Interesting history, with some short videos and helpful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Houston, TX
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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 5 days ago via mobile

I love small-town museums that cover local history. This one is very good. Nicely arranged, good artifacts, interesting write-ups, and friendly staff.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth the price of admission. Interesting history, with some short videos and helpful interpretations throughout.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NaomiHouston
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We like to visit museum. Even do is a small one you should viosti it. Is a place to enjoy and learn.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gelly12
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Very professional and informative staff that bent over backwards to accommodate us and answer all our inquiries. Museum very interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Garry M
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MelanieS4702
Reviewed May 20, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank grannydaisyville
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