Texas Brazos Trail Region

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

Bastrop: Bastrop County Historical Society Museum and Visitor Center

The Bastrop County Historical Society Museum is located at 904 Main Street and occupies the John Cornelson House built about 1850. The Bastrop County Museum was established in 1952. The Society began the collection and preservation of materials, artifacts, and documents relating to the history of the Little Colony of Stephen F. Austin, Bastrop County and the town of Bastrop. Gathered are many artifacts and records recalling pioneer days in Texas when Bastrop (Mina) was a western frontier colony on the Old San Antonio Road, El Camino Real.


  • 904 Main Street
  • Bastrop, Texas
  • 78602


Hours & Fees

  • Mon.-Sat.,10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sun. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. 

  • Members: Free, Adults $5.00, Childre (Age 11 and under): Free