Granbury features an array of museums and galleries that attract art lovers from all over the country.
- Granbury Doll House Museum
421 Bridge St
Here you’ll find an impressive doll collection, including life-size models made to look like Hollywood stars Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable. Other dolls on display include Girl Scout dolls, G.I. Joe action figures, and Madame Alexander Little Women Dolls.
The museum houses over 700 dolls, some of which date back to 1868 and are displayed by type, country, and era.
- Bridge Street History Museum
319 E Bridge St
This museum tells the story of the first inhabitants of Granbury and Hood County. Their collection helps gather, preserve, interpret, and scrutinize the oral stories of the people of the city and the county. Examples include “The Story of a Feud”, a 20-minute video that discusses the only legal hanging that took place in the county. The museum also hosts various events and lectures throughout the year.
- Granbury Historic Railroad Depot
109 E Ewell St
The building remains roughly the same as when it was constructed in 1914 and gives visitors a glimpse into early commerce in Granbury. The single-story rectangular brick building has wide eaves and a hipped roof which retains most of its original clay tiles.
Today it is one of the best preserved historic buildings and Texas and is the site of joint meetings with the Historical Society. It is also home to the Genealogy Research Library.
- Historic Hood County Courthouse
100 E Pearl St
Designed by W.C. Dodson, the Second Empire-style courthouse and the nearby 19th century buildings are a remarkable sight. Get a glimpse of Granbury’s storied past and admire the architectural gems on display.
The courthouse serves as the centerpiece of Granbury Town Square, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is widely regarded as one of the most “complete” historic downtown squares in Texas.
- Uptown Arts
401 Cleveland Rd
This custom framing shop and art gallery showcases the work of photographers and artists from the North Texas Region. The shop also has an array of shabby chic, modern, and vintage furniture on display.
Browse their collection and get your own works of art framed. They offer shabby chic and distressed wood frames at competitive prices.
- Your Private Collection Art Gallery
106 N Houston
This art gallery features the work of local artists in various media. Take a look at the paintings, jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, and other unique artwork during your visit. One of the highlights of the gallery is a room full of glow-in-the-dark artworks.
- Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center
308 E Pearl St
The fine arts center hosts art exhibitions, recitals, and concerts featuring national, regional, and local talent. It is also home to the Granbury Civic Chorus, the Langdon Center Big Band, and the Small Business Development Center. Its aim is to provide educational opportunities and cultural programming to visitors of the downtown area. It was named for the late musician, philanthropist, and art patron Dora Lee Langdon, who established the Chrysalis Foundation. The foundation supported the performing arts and music education before it was donated to the Tarleton State University in 1996 and subsequently renamed.
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