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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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Big Museum on a Small Town

This museum provides lively displays outlining the rich history of Bastrop and central Texas. It is... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Roman611
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Austin, Texas
This is a great museum for a small town

Excellent exhibits and videos make up the collection of this museum. Helpful and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Jackie W
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Bastrop, Texas
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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 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.

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Reviewed January 22, 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

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Reviewed January 5, 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
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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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Reviewed July 8, 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.

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Reviewed May 7, 2017

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

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Reviewed March 30, 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

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Reviewed February 26, 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
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Reviewed February 24, 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
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Reviewed February 20, 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
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