Museum & Visitor Center of the Bastrop County Historical Society
904 Main Street, Bastrop, Texas 78602
Museum (512) 303-0057
Visitor Center (512) 303-0904
Open Mon-Sat 10am-5pm
A fun way to experience Bastrop's history.
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.
Historic Home Tour
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.
Historic Church Tour
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.
Historic District Walking Tour
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, 10:00 a.m. in May (weather permitting).
Docent Led Museum Tour
Docent-led tours are available every Monday from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Note: All tours require advanced notification