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Currently on View
Exhibition - Texas History.    Annexation:  Celebrating Texas Statehood; Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience; Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence.  Visit the museum to learn about this great state's history!  This exhibit is on view through May 4, 2018.

Currently on View
Exhibition - Texas History.    Annexation:  Celebrating Texas Statehood; Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience; Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence.  Visit the museum to learn about this great state's history!  This exhibit is on view through May 4, 2018.

Currently on View
Exhibition - Texas History.    Annexation:  Celebrating Texas Statehood; Alamo Images: Changing Perceptions of a Texas Experience; Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence.  Visit the museum to learn about this great state's history!  This exhibit is on view through May 4, 2018.

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
STEM Saturday! - Kids and families are invited to the museum to build their name in Morse Code on a bracelet!  The event is completely free.

Currently on View
Exhibition - Forgotten Gateway.  Learn about the immigration port in Galveston.  It was one of the top transoceanic ports that brought immigrants from around the world to the United States and Texas.  This exhibit is on view through May 26, 2018.

Currently on View
Exhibition - Forgotten Gateway.  Learn about the immigration port in Galveston.  It was one of the top transoceanic ports that brought immigrants from around the world to the United States and Texas.  This exhibit is on view through May 26, 2018.

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 8:30 am
Gault Site Tour.  Join us for a tour of the Gault Site, located in southwestern Bell County.  The Gault Site is recognized as one of the most important archeological sites in America.  The 2.5 hour tour covers about one mile of gentle terrain.  Space is limited to 30 persons.  Participants will meet at the museum and will leave at 8:30 a.m. in our own vehicles.  Maps will be provided and a staff member will also guide drivers to the site.  The site is 30 minutes from Belton, between Salado and Florence.  Fee is $10 per person, payable to the Gault School. Pre-registration is required, please call 254.933.5243.

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Texas Independence Day! - Kids and families are invited to the museum to learn about the Texas Revolution and the fight for independence! We will be making Texas state flags and signing a giant Declaration of Independence.  The event is completely free

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Everyone is an Artist! - Kids and families are invited to the museum to make their own salt watercolor masterpieces!  The event is completely free.




Saturday, April 17, 2018, 6:00 pm
Spring Lecture Series:  Early Texas History Through Art - Dr. Ron Tyler, Former Director, Amon Carter Museum of American Art.  The event is completely free.

Thursday, February 15, 2018
New Exhibition - Forgotten Gateway.  Learn about the immigration port in Galveston.  It was one of the top transoceanic ports that brought immigrants from around the world to the United States and Texas.  This exhibit is on view through May 26, 2018.

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Big Bell County Museum Garage Sale.  Join us at the Bell County Expo Center for our annual garage sale.  Shop for antiques, furniture, collectibles, and more!  Admission is $3.00 per person, $2.00 per person with valid military ID, and children under 5 years are free.  Click Here for the press release. 
Click Here for the Vendor Application Form, Rules and Policies.

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
STEM Saturday! - Kids and families are invited to the museum to make marble mazes.  The event is completely free.

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Discover Love! - Kids and families are invited to the museum to celebrate Valentine's Day and make stained glass heart sun catchers!  The event is completely free.

Tuesday, March 13 - Friday, March 16, 2018,        10:00 am-4:00 pm
Spring Break at the Museum! - Kids and families are invited to the museum the week of Spring Break for crafts, games, and activities.  Each day is a different theme including: Texas History, Forgotten Gateway - Galveston, Archaeology, and STEAM activities.  We are also a stop for Read Across America: Central Texas Reading Jamboree!  The events are completely free.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Homeschool Day! - For Homeschool Families Only. Visit the museum for free activities based on TEKS and STEM, special guest speakers, and tours of the exhibits as well as to learn about the many resources available to homeschool families.  Pre-registration is required and can be done online at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4aa9aa2fa2f58-homeschool2.  The event is completely free.  

 

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discover Texas! - Kids and families are invited to the museum to learn about Texas and make a bluebonnet, the Texas state flower.  The event is completely free.

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Discover Galveston! - Kids and families are invited to the museum to learn about immigration by making boats and passports.  The event is completely free.


 

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