Texas Brazos Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Giddings: Arnold Smith Artifact Collection

One of the largest claimed collections in the State of Texas, the Arnold Smith Artifact collection, housed in the Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center, offers a unique look at the primitive artifacts made and used by the American Indians in early Texas. Arrowheads and pottery, along with weapons and tools are tastefully displayed on the south side of the center.


  • 276 North Orange Street
  • Located in the Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center
  • Giddings, Texas
  • 78942


Hours & Fees

  • Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Free