Brazoria County Historical Museum


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, as of March 21, 2017

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.

    The Counterfeit Prince of Old Texas: Swindling Slaver Monroe Edwards- Lora-Marie Bernard

  • Saturday, June 17, 2017 – 1:00 p.m.

    In Struggle against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900-1957- Merline Pitre

  • In 2017, the annual Austin Town re-enactment will be held on November 3&4. Field Trip Day, underwritten by Phillips 66, will be on November 3 for pre-registered schools only. Saturday, November 4 the event will be open to the general public from 10 am to 5 pm for fun for the whole family. If you would like to register your class for Field Trip Day e-mail us with your school contact information, class size and number of chaperones.

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