Texas Heritage Museum

Texas Heritage Museum

Texas Heritage Museum weapons

Hill College Campus, 112 Lamar, Hillsboro

A museum, theatre, and outdoor memorial all serve to help visitors explore Texas and Texans during wartime.

The museum galleries feature exhibits on the Civil War, WWI, WWII, and the Vietnam War, with collections and personal stories about native Texans. A weapons gallery focuses on WWI.  The museum also has an extensive collection of Audie Murphy’s personal artifacts from WWII, along with James Harris’ WWII Medal of Honor.

Texas Heritage Museum

Sit and view one of several short films in the theatre:  “Remembering Our Texas Heritage”, “The Best – Hood’s Texas Brigade”, and “Audie Murphy – American Soldier”.

Texas Heritage Museum memorial

Stroll outside to the Medal of Honor Memorial.  There you’ll find the memorial to Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier during WWII, Samuel Dealey, the most decorated sailor during WWII, and 54 other native Texans who have received the Medal of Honor.

If you would like to know more, email the museum, visit their website, or call them at 254-659-7750.

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