Visitors on the porch of the print shop at San Felipe de Austin

Special Hours: Open Memorial Day Monday

For the Memorial Day holiday, San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site will be OPEN from 9am to 5pm on Monday, May 27th!

Soldier Equipment Display

A Soldier's Life

isit for a hands on experience of Soldier's equipment from the 1800s at Fort Lancaster

Thursday, May 30th, 2024 at 1pm to 4pm.

Contact Fort Lancaster at: 432-836-4391 for more information.

"Summer Camp. Classes and workshops for adults and kids at heart." Graphic of green and yellow squiggles..

Summer Camp Series - Hand Quilting

Join us for the first of our summer camp programming! Learn the heritage skill of Hand Quilting from the local legend Spike Gillespie.

Image of paper cows with a sign post about the June 1 cattle and branding program at San Felipe de Austin State Historical Site on June 1

Cows and Branding

Learn about branding and cattle in San Felipe de Austin. After you determine what your brand should be, color and cut out a cow to take home!

Two paper dolls, a woman and a man. The woman is dressed in a green gress and the man is wearing a coonskin hat and hunting clothes.

San Jacinto Family Day: The Threads of Revolution

Learn more about the clothes worn by the soldiers fighting in the Texas Revolution and the civilians fleeing in the Runaway Scrape and make your own Texas Revolution paper doll!

A group of people huddle together in front of one of the cases in the San Jacinto Museum. The artifacts inside are not visible from this angle.

La Porte Free Thursdays

This summer, we're giving back to our community with free admission to the San Jacinto Museum to residents of La Porte every Thursday in June and July.  Bring proof of La Porte residency and explore our exhibits, delve into the rich history of Texas, and enjoy a day at the San Jacinto Museum.

Yarn and crochet hooks have made granny squares!

Magoffin Home Crochet Club

Free crochet club for newbies and experienced crocheters.

Large crown of people in lawn chairs listen to a band play in front of the Fulton Mansion.

Music at the Mansion

Music at the Mansion is back! This free event is great for the whole family! Enjoy live music, crafts, and a food truck. Before the event, from 6-7pm, enjoy free self-guided tours of the Fulton Mansion's 1st Floor!

Bush family at their third home in Midland

George H. W. Bush 100th Birthday Celebration

Come and help us celebrate George H.W. Bush 100th Birthday. There will be a cookout and a crazy sock contest. You don't have crazy socks-Don't worry.

Hands on History Summer Camp

Step back in time at our 19th-century technology day camp!