Whether your stay is overnight, the weekend or the week, the Brenham area offers a full array of things to see, do and experience to fill your visit with special memories. Need some ideas? Contact our Visitor Center staff to help!
Fully restored, the carousel is one of eight that exist in Texas today and is the only example of a C.W. Parker carousel with Herschell-Spillman horses. Manufactured prior to 1910, it is housed in a unique 16-sided WPA building in the heart of Fireman’s Park. Open weekends March 1-October 31.
We have a walking and driving tour where you can see and learn much more about this historic community. See website for maps and details.
The Brenham Heritage Museum is currently operating out of the Brenham Bus Depot while the museum’s main building is undergoing extensive renovations.
As you drive along Highway 290 between Austin and Houston, take a few time outs to enjoy the scenery! Each of the eight stops along the highway will reveal to you something special about that community. Record the answer in your Passport to win a prize. Of course, you’re always welcome to return to enjoy the area more – there are numerous things to do in each charming place.
This 8-acre retail garden features antique roses, native plants, perennials, herbs and wildflowers. Beautiful gardens to stroll and a nice little gift shop to accessorize your garden. Groups are welcome for tours. The Antique Rose Emporium is also a prime location to hold a wedding and/or reception. Facilities include gardens with tents, gazebo, chapel, outdoor covered pavilion and Victorian house – perfect for weddings with up to 225 seated guests.