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Williamson Museum [TX]

The Williamson Museum presents the history of Williamson County, Texas. Exhibits address Swedish immigration, an overview of 13,000 years of local history, cowboys, and local communities and towns.

The museum offers exhibits, group tours of the museum, group walking tours of the Courthouse Square, guided tours of the Williamson County Courthouse, museum overnights, a summer camp, hands-on activities, traveling trunks, and hands-on outreach presentations for students. School tours are designed to meet state curricula for second through seventh grade, and must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. The outreach presentations are designed for kindergarten through second grade. The traveling trunks are designed for third through seventh grade; and topics include pioneer life, the Chisholm Trail, life as a cowboy, Swedish immigrants, and archaeology. The website offers historic images.