Fun Facts

  • There are over  950 local history museums  in the state of Texas.
  • Museum Services Program was established in 1969.
  • There are only 11 counties in Texas that do not have history museums.
  • Approximately 19% of all Texas history museums are located in the Independence Trail Region.
  • 3 Heritage Trail regions have at least one history museum in every county.  These are Independence, Mountain and Lakes.
  • Texas has the largest state museum association in the country. 
  • There are an estimated 2,200 museum in Texas.