Texas Independence Trail Region

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

Lake Jackson: Lake Jackson Historical Museum

The Lake Jackson Historical Museum documents the intriguing heritage of the region's plantation era along with the city's relatively recent development as a company town for Dow Chemical in 1944. The 12,000-square foot, two-story museum showcases the former cugarcane operations at town namesake Abner Jackson plantation, as well as the innovative urban planning of Alden Dow, who designed teh community with a naturalistic approach to residential development.


  • 249 Circle Way
  • Lake Jackson, Texas
  • 77566


Hours & Fees

  • Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

  • Free