710 Main Street
Visible for miles around, the imposing beautiful neoclassical structure is the focal point of the central business district and the fifth structure to serve as a county courthouse. Austin architect C.H. Page designed the building, projecting porticoes supported by Ionic columns, and classic pediment and balustrade detailing. The courthouse was restored to its original splendor in 2007. Please contact the Williamson Museum for the tour schedule.
716 South Austin Avenue
The Williamson Museum promotes the unique culture and heritage of Williamson County with their exhibits, educational programming, monthly hands-on events and other events for the public. The Museum also provides tours of the Historic Williamson County Courthouse. The Museum is open Wednesday – Friday, noon – 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Also, stop by on First Fridays, 6 – 8 p.m.
Enjoy an entertaining tour while learning some of the rich Williamson County and Georgetown history! The Williamson Museum provides free guided tours of the beautiful historic Williamson County Courthouse. Tours are Fridays beginning at 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Plan to arrive at the museum a few minutes early and you may want to call ahead to confirm tours as they are subject to change, 512-943-1670.
Were you aware the Gault Site has been known to archaeologists since 1929? And that by 1999, 60% of all excavated Clovis artifacts inthe Americas had been discovered at Gault? Well, now is your chance to learn more about this significant archaeological site in Williamson and Bell counties. The Williamson Museum, along with The Gault School of Archaeological Research, is putting together special tours to Gault.
Tour price is $10 per person with proceeds supporting the The Gault School of Archaeological Research and The Williamson Museum. For more information, call or visit the website.