The museum’s study of regional and Cleburne history presented in three galleries, with an emphasis on home life. Shelter, food-ways, clothing, art and craft, transportation, and leisure are topics discussed in exhibits using artifacts, graphics, and text.
The First Peoples Gallery
The First Peoples Gallery displays 300 Years of Native American life in our region. Many of the objects in this gallery are part of the original W.J. Layland collection.
The Settler’s Gallery
The Settler’s Gallery interprets the 1840-1900 frontier period in Texas. Visitors will learn about the process of setting up a homestead and life of a frontier farm.
The 20th Century Gallery
The 20th Century Gallery gives a look into the transition into urban life in Cleburne. It delves into many aspects of life in the 1900s including home furnishings, transportation and the effect of global events on local residents.
May 28 – August 10, 2019: Hands On History. See highlights from the collection alongside related, family-friendly activity stations including a take-home craft and an activity booklet that leads children on a tour of historic downtown Cleburne.