The museum is open from 3 - 7 pm on Tuesdays during the Pfarmer's Market in Heritage Park (May through October) and the first Sunday of the month from 1 - 4 p.m. (year round). We often hold special events, programs, and displays during these open hours. In addition, the Heritage House Partners have several annual events. Check the Heritage House Calendar to see all open dates and special events!
Upcoming Special Events
Heritage House Museum Photography Contest: Summer 2018 (Submissions accepted through August 24th)
Calling all photographers! Put your artistic skills to use and register to win an Ancestry DNA kit. The theme of this year's contest is Changing Pflugerville: Preserving the Past and Embracing the Present. Submit up to 3 photographs to firstname.lastname@example.org. Three winners will also have their photos on display at the museum in September. For complete details, see the Contest Rules.
Humanities Texas Display – Lone Star and Eagle: German Immigration to Texas (July 3 – August 7)
The museum presents a special traveling exhibit produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. “Lone Star and Eagle” focuses on the German immigrants who began settling Central Texas during the 1840s, imparting a distinctive character to these communities. The display features reproductions of archival photographs, newspaper headlines, maps, and paintings.
Walk-in Genealogy Help (Last Tuesday of the Month, May - October, 3-7pm)
We will offer walk-in genealogy assistance with a focus on how to use library electronic resources and other free websites to learn about your family history. Bring notes including ancestors names, dates of birth, places where they lived, and anything else you already know.
Photography Contest on display (September)
Winners of the Heritage House Photography Contest will have their photos on display at the museum. The exhibit will begin with a special opening on September 4th.
Heritage House Partners' Annual Events
Harvest Fest (First Sunday in October)
Enjoy food, music, and games while celebrating the beginning of Fall. Tour the museum and learn about local history.
Christmas Open House (December)
Visit the museum to see special holiday displays of items like antique toys, handmade quilts, and much more.