Brazoria County Historical Museum

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Discover where Texas began!

Good Cheer Hotel from brochure promoting Velasco, TX.The Brazoria County Historical Museum exists to discover, preserve and make known the history of Brazoria County. Located in Brazoria County's historic 1897 courthouse, the Museum collects, preserves and exhibits artifacts that relate to the history of and which reflect the County's cultural and demographic diversity.

 

Upcoming Programs

2020 BCHM Annual Meeting     
January 14  |  3:30pm

The Museum's Annual Meeting will be held at the Brazoria County Historical Museum on January 14th at 3:30 pm. Come meet the staff and hear about what has been happening the past year. Light refreshments will be served. (This meeting is short and sweet.)

Collection Talk
January 23  |  6:30pm

Join us as curator Michael Bailey delves into the museum’s collection for political artifacts. 
From a 1860s decree signed by then-Governor Sam Houston to the most recent political campaign souvenirs, Bailey shares artifacts that reveal the changing political landscape of Texas throughout its history. 

Austin Town
February 22  |  10 am - 4 pm
Step back in time to 1832 Colonial Texas! Meet character interpreters, watch craft demonstrators, play period games, and more! 

Brazoria County Fairgrounds
901 S. Downing
Angleton, TX 77515

$5 Adults 
$3 Children/ Seniors 

Eat, Talk & Tour 
March 27  |  1 pm

Bring lunch, enjoy a presentation on architectural history and then stay for a guided tour with Architect Chris Hutson. 
From a segregated health clinic to a public library, the 1897 Brazoria County Courthouse has served many purposes throughout its 122-year history. Learn more as Hutson, Architect of Hutson Gallagher, Inc., discusses the evolving history and architecture of the 1897 Brazoria County Historical Museum building. 

 

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