Texas Independence Trail Region

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

Gonzales: Gonzales County Jail Museum

1885 Gonzales County Jail Museum and Visitor Center


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


Hours & Fees

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

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

  • Admission is free, but donation is requested.

Map & Directions

Downtown Gonzales next to the Gonzales County Courthouse.

Step into this imposing structure and view life from the jailor and his family's view and those spending the night behind bars.

Also located in the Jail, stop in the Visitor Center which is frequented by seasoned intellectuals and beginners following the Trail for Texas Independence!

Photo Gallery

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  • Gonzales County Jail - exterior - Gonzales Tourism