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Brenham Bus Depot


The Brenham Heritage Museum is currently operating out of the Brenham Bus Depot while the museum’s main building is undergoing extensive renovations.

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are temporarily closing the Bus Depot Gallery to all public access and canceling individual and group tours through Saturday, April 4.

Given the evolving nature regarding COVID-19, BHM operations may change as we receive updates from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

We will continue to post updates here and on social media.

April 2 – May 30, 2020
Maifest Exhibit
Since 1881, a very colorful scene has unfolded in Brenham each May. This festival, known as Maifest, is a celebration highlighting German heritage as well as showcasing the youth of the community. Except for several years during World War I and World War II, this event has been held annually since 1881, and includes elaborate coronations and a parade in downtown Brenham. At this exhibit, explore photographs, costumes, and other memorabilia documenting the celebration of Brenham’s Maifest.
Event Categories: EducationalHistoryFamily Friendly

June 4-27, 2020
Juneteenth Exhibit
Dating back to 1865, the Juneteenth Celebration in Brenham, Texas, continues the tradition of commemorating and celebrating the end of enslaved African-Americans. This exhibit includes photos and objects gathered from residents throughout Washington County, showcasing the many facets of Juneteenth celebrations, including parades, coronations, historic events and gatherings.
Event Categories: EducationalHistoryFamily Friendly

June 13, 2020
Summer Sip & Art Walk

Exhibit Dates Pending
Texas Public Schools Week Mini-Exhibit 

Description: The Freemasons in the state of Texas initiated the celebration of Texas Public Schools Week (TPSW). The celebration is traditionally proclaimed for the first full week in March in order to coordinate with the celebration of Texas Independence Day on March 2. This mini-exhibit of historical photographs and memorabilia documents the importance of Texas Public Schools through images showcasing students involved in BISD education, sports and cultural activities.