Step-on Bus Tours
This is the most popular tour requested by visitors to Bastrop. Guests arrive on a tour bus, a guide furnished by BCHS gets on the bus and tells the tour group the history of Bastrop’s early families and buildings as the driver drives through the Historic District. The charge for a step-on tour guide is $50.00 for set-up and $5 per person. This tour generally takes 45-60 minutes and travels along Pecan St., Main St., Church St. and Wilson St.
Tour of a Historic Home
Arrangements are made with a local home owner to tour a historic home. This tour generally lasts 30-45 minutes. Cost of the tour is $50.00 for set-up and $10 per person.
Tour of a Historic Church
Arrangements are made with Calvary Episcopal Church or Bastrop First United Methodist to have a docent led tour of the church. Church tours are generally in conjunction with a step-on tour or tour of a historic home. Cost of tour is $50.00 for set and any charge by the church for docents.
Walking Tour of the Historic District
A representative of BCHS will take participants on a tour of the historic district. Cost is $25.00 for set-up and $3.00 per person. Historic Walking Tours are free every Saturday in May.
Docent Led Museum Tour
For a docent led tour of the museum admission is $7.00 per person. This fee is waived for school students, however student groups must have an adequate number of chaperones. Free docent led tours are available every Monday from Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Advance notification is required (and varies) for all tours.
TOURS ARE A FUN WAY TO EXPERIENCE BASTROP’S HISTORY