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The La Vernia Heritage Museum
Operated by the La Vernia Historical Association

Location
13136 U.S. Hwy 87 West
Hwy 87 at Bluebonnet (FM 775)
La Vernia, Wilson County, Texas

Hours
Every First and Third Sunday
Noon to 3pm and by appointment
210-392-3281
Support for the museum is possible through Membership in the LVHA, which includes the option for personalized bricks in the Local Legends Walkway at the museum. For memberships and brick ordering, click here.  Thank you!

Cotton Gin Wiseman

La Vernia Farmers Ginning Company

 

New Exhibit  – March 2016 – March 2017 
“The Cotton-Pickin’ Truth About La Vernia”
Illustrating the impact of cotton farming on the La Vernia area from 1848 – 1951, featuring a 38 minute documentary, “Hope In High Cotton.”
Best time to see the exhibit?  On YOUR time! Give us a call for an appointment! 210-392-3281. We LOVE groups!
We’re also open every first and third Sunday from Noon to 3pm.
Admission is free; donations are always accepted!

 

Permanent exhibits
Suttles Pottery
Train Track Tales
Dr. Martin
La Vernia Volunteer Fire Department
Mueller Bridge
Cibolo Crossing on the Gonzales Road
The Merchants of Chihuahua Street

Download a guide to our permanent exhibits  –  here.

Acquisitions
Items are accepted as gifts or on-loan. Photos for our archives are scanned and returned to the owner immediately.
To make arrangements for donations of items, photos or collections, please call 210-392-3281.
All acquisitions must be approved by the Acquisitions Committee.
We are always honored to be the caretakers of your precious heirlooms, artifacts or photos and welcome your contributions to our collections!

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