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Texas Independence Trail Region

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

Gonzales: Old Jail Museum


Built in 1887, the jail closed in 1975. It is now a museum of Gonzales County law, order and transportation. Features rebuilt gallows, original cells, sheriff's and jailer's quarter. 


Location

  • 414 St. Lawrence Street
  • Gonzales, Texas
  • 78629

Contact

Hours & Fees

  • January - February
    Thursday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. till 3:30 p.m.

    March - December
    Tuesday through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. till 3:30 p.m.

  • Free, but donations for preservation gladly accepted.


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