We will be opening starting Juneteenth 2021 on Saturdays from 10 am-3 pm. We will also be doing some individual tours for very small groups on a limited basis. If you are interested in a tour please contact us at

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Our Mission

The Calaboose Museum serves as a home for African American history and culture in San Marcos and Hays County. Through preservation, events, and education, the museum strives to serve as not only an African American history museum but a center of support for the San Marcos community.