817-645-0940 museum@cleburne.net

Upcoming Events

July 21 | 2:00-4:30 pm Cigar Box Guitar Building Workshop

Students age 12-16 will build their own working guitars (to keep!) from wooden cigar boxes at this workshop led by Presley Auvenshine, a Cleburne native who is helping revive this 150-year-old folk art tradition. Auvenshine will play some of his cigar box guitars, explain their history, and let the kids examine them up close before they build their own. $15 supply fee. Space is limited, and registration is required at 817-645-0940.


Plan Your Visit

Located at 201 N. Caddo St in downtown Cleburne, one block from the courthouse. The museum is near other points of interest in the downtown area, including restaurants, shopping and live entertainment.

Our Collection

The Layland Collection consists of three-dimensional objects, photographs and archival documents. The museum’s abundant photography collection covers over 100 years of Johnson county history. The cataloging and digitizing of the photo collection is currently ongoing.

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