We had a blast with the third grade students from Herff Elementary today! The students were enthusiastic learners of Boerne history. We give educational tours to any and all student or youth groups upon request. Contact us for more information.
Come try your hand at writing with an ink and quill or typing on a 1940’s typewriter and read some Victorian era love letters. This is free and open to the publics as well as regular tours through all three historical buildings. Feb 13th & 27th, 12pm – 3pm.
Discover what those adventurous immigrants of the 1800’s packed in their trunks on their long journey to Texas. This will be a special presentation along with tours through all three historical buildings. Jan 9th & 23rd, 12pm – 3pm. Tours are free and open to the public, and COVID safety precautions will be in place.Continue reading “The Immigrant’s Trunk”
The path that our Graham Building took to get to us.
Come see the museum in full holiday spirit! We are only open one Saturday in December due to the holidays. Hope to see you on December 12th!
Explore Boerne’s history during the holiday season! There Will be caroling, activities, and freebies as well as free tours of Boerne’s historical buildings. Nov. 28 & Dec 12, 12pm -3pm. Tours are free and open to the public, and COVID safety precautions will be in place. We ask that you wear a mask during theContinue reading “Holidays at the Kuhlmann-King”
Congratulations to the cast and crew of Boerne Ghost Stories for a great run of 15 performances! The fog in the photo is real, a special effect. If you didn’t catch the performance in 2020, we will be back in 2021, with new ideas already percolating to scare and entertain you with!
William Kuhlmann immigrated from Germany to Boerne in the early 1880’s. He built what is now known as the Kuhlmann-King house in the hopes to convince his childhood sweetheart to join him, and it worked! They lived together in the house for only a short time before the untimely and tragic death of his belovedContinue reading “The Kuhlmann Car”
Taking a bath or shower today is no big deal, but back in the 1880’s it required planning and muscle. Tubs during this time were metal, anchored in a coffin-like box. Tubs were located in the kitchen to be close to the source of hot water, the wood stove. Water would have to be carriedContinue reading “Bathing in the 1880’s”
Yesterday, we participated in the Agricultural Museum’s antique tractor pull event with our milking bucket and a display table with a few other agriculture related items from our museum. Good job Agricultural Museum and Arts Center! It was a great day for outreach in the community as well as generating some friendly competition with outContinue reading “Fun at the Agricultural Museum”