Jefferson Historical Museum

Forest Trail Region
223 W. Austin Street Jefferson, TX 75657 (903) 665-2775

A restored 1888 Federal Court House and U.S. Post Office building is home to the Jefferson Historical Museum, a prominent downtown structure containing four floors of exhibits and items chronicling the region’s past. Included among the impressive collections are Civil War artifacts, antique furniture, tools and weapons, rare china, Caddo Indian relics and several of Sam Houston’s historic papers. Explore the opulent world of some of Jefferson's most prominent citizens, the daily lives of the town's working class, and learn about the importance of steamboats and railroads to the area.

Jefferson Historical Museum

223 W. Austin Street Jefferson, TX 75657


Children (Ages 5 and under): Free, Youth (Ages 6-12): $3, Teen (Ages 13-17): $4, Adult (Ages 18-61): $7, Seniors (Ages 62 and over): $5, Veterans: Free

School groups welcome


Monday-Sunday, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Closed major holidays.