Texas Independence Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Galveston: The Bryan Museum

The Bryan Museum is home to the world's largest collection of historical artifacts, documents and artwork relating to the Southwestern United States.


  • 1315 21st St.
  • Galveston, Texas
  • 77550


Hours & Fees

  • Thursday - Monday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Adult: $14, Seniors & Military: $10, Students w/ID: $10, Children (Ages 6-12): $ 4, Children under 6: Free



Assembled over a lifetime by Mary Jon and J.P. Bryan, this collection spans more than 2,500 years and boasts some 70,000 items. Encompassing treasures which range from ancient Native American cultural artifacts to modern 21st century pieces, the collection includes rare documents in German, French, Spanish and English, exquisite saddles and spurs, antique firearms, rare books, fine art, religious art, folk art, portraits, exceedingly rare maps and more.

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