Discover historic homes & town artifacts at the Tomball Museum Center

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Unearth the history of Tomball while taking in period homes, exhibits, artifacts and more at the Tomball Museum Center.

Located approximately 45 minutes from Downtown Houston, the Tomball Museum Center is a time capsule for 19th century Texas between the fascinating collection of local historical memorabilia and stories.

The collection features twelve structures including a furnished Victorian home, a mid-1800 furnished farmhouse, an early 1900 church, a country doctor’s office and a one-room school.

While you’re there check out the collection’s Farm Museum, which houses a late-19th-century cotton gin, wagons, antique farm equipment and more.

Click here for more information on the Tomball Museum Center.

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Tour the Museum Grounds

Visitors should note that the museum can be enjoyed to its full potential while on a tour.

The tour guide, a retired teacher, typically takes guests on an hour tour sharing the history of the museum along with tidbits of local history.

And if you’re looking for holiday fun, Christmas candlelight tours are also available the second weekend of each December on Friday and Saturday from 6pm to 9pm.

Click here to book a group tour

Photo courtesy of Tomball Museum Center

Tomball Museum Center

  • Location: 510 N Pine St, Tomball, TX 77375
  • Hours: Thursday and Saturday 10am to 2pm; Sunday 2pm to 4pm; closed Monday to Wednesday and Friday. Candlelight tours take place the second weekend of each December on Friday and Saturday from 6pm to 9pm.
  • Parking: Free lot parking is available in the surrounding area
  • Admission: No cover; donations are accepted. To book a group tour call 281-255-2148
Photo courtesy of Tomball Museum Center
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Cody Swann is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston. When he isn't recording or touring the country with his band, Wild Moccasins, he can be found covering live music and arts events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.