Pioneer Museum
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Pioneer Museum


Experience the rich German heritage of Gillespie County. This 3.5-acre museum complex contains superb examples of early German structures and artifacts. Several times a year, the Pioneer Museum will hold events staffed by docents in period dress that are fun for the whole family including storytelling, rope making, soap making, sheep shearing and more. Prior arrangements required for special tours of other historic homes and sites owned by the Gillespie County Historical Society. The museum is nationally accredited from the American Alliance of Museums.



Hours of Operation
  • Monday: 10AM-5PM
  • Tuesday: 10AM-5PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM-5PM
  • Thursday: 10AM-5PM
  • Friday: 10AM-5PM
  • Saturday: 10AM-5PM
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Additional Info: General admission is $12; senior (65+) and active/retired military is $7; $5 for children 6-18 and college students with ID; kids age 5 and under are free.