Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum aims to preserve and promote the city's history through interactive exhibits and exciting events. The museum is home to a fascinating collection of historic documents, photographs, artifacts and other objects that depict the lifestyle and culture of the city. Visitors can learn about some interesting historical facts and relive some of the most iconic moments in the city's history through a number of intriguing exhibits.
A Historic Landmark, the Giddings Stone Mansion is one of the most impressive examples of Greek Revivalist architecture, beautifully preserved with original furnishings, interiors and decor. Tours are available on prior booking. A must-visit for those who enjoy history and architecture, the house is a true landmark.
A visit to Fireman’s Park is incomplete without visiting the Antique Carousel housed within its premises. A unique attraction, the carousel dates back to the early 1900s and features a unique C.W. Parker and Herschell-Spillman design.
Visitors who love gardening and flowers shouldn't miss a visit to Antique Rose Emporium's retail and display garden. The garden, besides being a truly lovely sight, is a great place to pick up rare flower varieties, plants and more.
Chappell Hill Lavender Farm offers a unique experience for visitors to enjoy. Explore the beauty of lush purple blooms as you enjoy the heady scent of fresh lavender and the quiet beauty and picturesque scene before you. The farm is set amidst gently sloping hills, while the charming gazebo and pond are a nice setting for an outing with friends, family or your partner. The farm doesn't charge for entry and during cutting season you can even visit the fields and pick fresh blooms. A store on site is a good place to pick up lavender products.
People of all ages flock to the old 1860s European settlement (Brenham) to visit this famous little creamery. Founded in the early 1900s, its reputation has grown over the years while its secrets have remained hidden behind the cool dairy walls. Named for the beautiful Texas state flower, the creamery makes some of the best ice creams ever produced. Take the guided tour and you will be able to verify that fact yourself. The gift shop is a fun place to shop, but the best part is the free scoop of your favorite blend. It is the perfect way to top off a day at this classic ice cream landmark.
Brenham's Historic Downtown is a must-visit, forming the cultural, dining and entertainment district of this historic Texan town. With a long and fascinating history, explore the historic homes and museums, shop at the trendy boutiques or dine at one of the many local restaurants. With plenty of interesting ways to spend an evening, Downtown Brenham’s “Main Street” District is a true mingling of past and present, with something of interest for everyone.