Museums in the Hill Country within an hour's drive of Wimberley, Texas
Wimberley is less than an hour away from two major cities...San Antonio and Austin. The active art community in Wimberley and visitors on vacation have access to museums at The University of Texas, museums in New Braunfels, and popular museums offering something for everyone. Subjects range from fine arts, to crafts and folk art, to history. A day trip to one of the fascinating destinations below can inspire, intrigue, and delight.


Arthouse at the Jones Center ( formerly the Texas Fine Arts Association) -Austin
Austin Children's Museum - Austin  
Blanton Museum of Art - Austin
Capitol Complex Visitors Center - Austin
The Center for American History at the University of Texas - Austin
Elisabet Ney Museum - Austin
The Heritage Society of Austin - Austin
The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center - Austin
Hertzberg Circus Collection - San Antonio
Institute of Texan Cultures - San Antonio
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum - Austin
Magic Lantern Castle Museum - San Antonio
McNay Art Museum - San Antonio
O. Henry Museum - Austin
San Antonio Art League Museum - San Antonio
San Antonio Children's Museum - San Antonio
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park - San Antonio
San Antonio Museum of Art - San Antonio
Southwest School of Art & Craft - San Antonio
The Steven Stoli Foundation, Inc.
- San Antonio
Texas Highway Patrol Hall of Fame and Museum - San Antonio
Texas Memorial Museum - Austin
Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry, Austin
Texas Music Museum - Austin
The Alamo -San Antonio
The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum -Austin
The Children's Museum of New Braunfels - New Braunfels
The French Legation Museum - Austin
The Hummel Museum and Art Gallery -New Braunfels
Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum - Austin
Wild Basin Wilderness - Austin
Witte Museum -San Antonio

* Most are within an hour's distance for the perfect day trip.
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