Museums in Columbus

Take a step back in time and explore our rich history.

War Memorial Museum

A museum dedicated to Colorado County’s veterans of all wars; on the list of Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks.
Location:
 Milam Street, Old Water Tower on the Courthouse square
Visit: Shown by appointment only. Call 979-732-8385 to schedule a tour.

Santa Claus Museum

As seen on The Texas Bucket List, this museum showcases the vast Santa Claus collection of Mary Elizabeth Hopkins, former resident of Columbus.
Location: 604 Washington Street
Visit: Open 11 am – 4 pm Thursday-Saturday during the month of December.  To schedule a tour any other time call 979-732-8385. To learn more, visit the Columbus Historical Preservation Trust’s website.

Dilue Rose Harris House Museum 

A unique “tabby” style home featuring furnishings and ephemera dating back to the 1850s.
Location: 602 Washington Street
Visit: Shown by appointment only. Call 979-732-8385 to schedule a tour. To learn more, visit the Columbus Historical Preservation Trust’s website.

Alley Log Cabin and Antique Tool Museum

Preserved since the Texas Revolution, this oak log cabin houses tools, furnishings, and artifacts.
Location: 
1224 Bowie Street
Visit: Shown by appointment only. Call 979-732-8385 to schedule a tour. To learn more, visit the Columbus Historical Preservation Trust’s website.

EAT

EAT

Hungry? Good... we’ve gotcha covered.

SHOP

SHOP

Columbus has many specialty shops and antique stores.

STAY

STAY

Rest your head and heels in comfort and style.

FUN

FUN

There's so much to see and do while you’re here.

Events Calendar

EVENTS CALENDAR

There’s always something going on in Columbus.