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The Museum Gift Shop

Something for Everyone... Texas History Books, World War II postcards and souvenirs to locally, hand-made quilts and artisan pottery.

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The Museum Gift Shop, located in the Visitor Center lobby of the Museum at 904 Main Street, offers an array of both nostalgic and new items to commemorate your visit to Bastrop, Texas.

New Release
from Texas A&M University  Press

Introducing... Holiday and year-round gifts


Historic Homes of Bastrop, Texas
Robbie Moore Sanders, with Sandra Chipley
Photographs by Mark Winslett
Forward by Marvin E. Beck, AIA Emeritus


"...the stories behind nearly a hundred of the city's most historic dwelllings, most built between 1835 and 1950."

A must-have for all Bastrop

Historic Home Owners!


Bastrop's Keepsake Souvenir
(Gift Box included)

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Bastrop Designer Mug - $20 

(comes with 19-Points of Interest Guide Sheet)
Bumpersticker - $7

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Another must-have for all Bastrop

Historic Home Owners!

Bird's Eye View of Downtown Bastrop 
by Augustus Koch
Unmatted - $5

Matted - $40


BASTROP, TEXAS 1874 - 1900

BASTROP, TEXAS 1874-1900

   by Local Historian Ken Kesselus



Historical Documents and Republic of Tex

Historical Documents                   $3 each

  • Texas Declaration

  • Freeman to Arms!!! To Arms!

  • William B. Travis "Victory or Death" Letter, Feb. 24, 1836

  • Republic of Texas Currency 1838-1841 (6-pak)

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History of Bastrop County

1846 to 1865         

by Local Historian Ken Kesselus



Bastrop County

     During Reconstruction           $15/$10 - members

Ode to East Texas
by Lee Jamison
Signed Copies - $35

World War II

Vintage Postcards        

  $2 each

Hand selected from a personal collection dating to the World War II era.


Bastrop Old Iron Bridge

Souvenir Postcards      $2 each

Children's Readers and Activity Books (2
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Great Gift Idea for Young & Old:

Historic Texas Currency Document


Children's Activity Books                          $6.95 - $12.95

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Bastrop Souvenir Mesquite Wood Magnets (

Mesquite Wood Magnets         $5                                               2/$9


Great for Travel!

Bastrop Logo T-Shirt -  $17.95   

Be sure to pack your "Most Historic Small Town in Texas" souvenir T-shirt !       

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Local Artisan Pottery by John Eberle


$6.50  and up


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All-Kinds of Critters 

           Hand Puppets           

            $21 - $36     

These life-like puppets are easy to animate, and each puppet moves in its own way. They are ideal for any kind of puppet show, storytelling, teaching, and more.


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Lap & Children's Quilts                      

(Prices range from $70 to $100)

These children and adult lap quilts are made by the talented members of the Bastrop Sunshine Quilters.


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Microwave Koozies 
$11.50 - 



Local Artisan-Made
Potholders - $5.00 each or 2/$9

                 100% Cotton Bandanas                                $3.00                

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