The Heritage Museum
of The Texas Hill Country
Where you'll find something for everyone!
one hundred million years ago, the Central Texas area was a shallow sea with an
abundance of sea and animal life and thus many fossils from this time period
are on display.
- Encourage research and acquisition of artifacts and
archival materials pertaining to the palentological, geological, and cultural
history of this area.
Maintain professional standards for proper archival
storage and conservation of the museum's collections and artifacts.
Provide educational exhibits and programs to
stimulate interest in the area's natural and cultural history.
- Dinosaur Tracks
- Farming History
- Early Pioneer History
- Native American Artifacts
- Canyon Lake Dam History
The dinosaurs that walked along algae-covered mud flats left
deep footprints . Those tracks were subsequently filled in and covered by
sediments. Mineral-rich water seeping into the mud, along with heat and
pressure of the overburden gradually turned them to stone. See our dinosaur tracks.
Old Time Farm Equipment
Come see our extensive outdoor display of historical farming
accessories used in the Texas Hill Country area from the time of the first
Antique and Vintage Showcase
one-of-a-kind antique and vintage museum collection will take you on a journey
from the 19th century to the 1950's showcasing old-fashioned, down memory
lane, conversation pieces donated to
the museum by those who grew up in the Texas Hill Country.
Hours of Operation
Open Every Day (except Holidays)
Summer Hours (June 1 - August 15)
10AM - 4PM
Winter Hours (August 16 - May 31)
1PM - 5PM
Children (5-12 Years) $3.00
4831 FM 2673
Canyon Lake, Texas 78133
Between Sattler and Startzville
Directions from Austin: Take
IH-35 South, exit 191 to FM 306. Go West 11.8 miles to FM 2673. Turn Left at light and go
4.5 miles. Museum is on the Left.
from New Braunfels: Take TX Hwy 46 West, turn Northwest on FM 2722, go 8 miles and veer Right - Northeast - on
FM 2673. Go 1.2 miles Museum is on the Right.
from San Antonio: Take US Hwy 281 to TX Hwy
46. Turn Right - East - and go to FM 3159. Turn Left and go 7 miles to FM 2673. Turn Right and go 3 miles. Museum is on the Right. OR Take IH-35 North to FM 3009.
Go North 9 miles to TX Hwy 46. Take a Left - West - to FM 3159. Turn Right and go 7 miles to FM 2673. Turn Right, go 3 miles. Museum is on the Right.