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Layland Museum- City of Cleburne

Layland Museum- City of Cleburne

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About Us

The mission of the Layland Museum is to collect, preserve, and interpret objects and archival materials of regional home life and local history in order to educate and perpetuate an interest in history for people of all ages. Research assistance available; certified professional genealogist on staff.


The Layland Museum


Worldwide Day of Play
Bernard's Trading Post
  • Ken Fry, Somerville County Historical Commission chair, Lone Star Storyteller, and artist, will talk about the history of Bernard's Trading Post and the history
  • Tuesday Oct 3, 2023
History through Art: A Glimpse of Johnson County in the Paintings of George Hallmark
  • Dr. Anne Bailey presents 2 moments in Johnson County history as depicted in George Hallmark's paintings.
  • Thursday Oct 12, 2023
Midway at the Museums
  • Our block of Wardville will be transformed into an old-fashioned midway with games and food trucks. Join us in and around both museums for plenty of fun activit
  • Saturday Oct 14, 2023
The Mexican Traveler: Philip Nolan and the Southwestern Horse Trade
  • Join us for a talk on legendary horse trader Philip Nolan, depicted in George Hallmark's Morning of the Last Day and presented by Jackson Pearson from TCU.
  • Tuesday Oct 17, 2023
Haunted Layland
  • Come join this self-guided tour at the Layland as you learn more about the histories, mysteries, and spookery of Cleburne and Johnson County. Just keep your eye
  • Thursday Oct 26, 2023

Rep/Contact Info

Stephanie Montero
Museum Director