Heritage Museum of Montgomery County
Our goal at The Heritage Museum of Montgomery County is informing the public about Montgomery County’s abundant history! The Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, was founded in 1985, and features displays showcasing the county’s roots, from the lumber and oil markets to the everyday lives of Montgomery County residents. The Museum is housed in the historical Grogan/Cochran house, integrated in 1924. Conroe Texas Information.
The Museum is made up of 3 long-term galleries including Glimpses of Montgomery County, featuring a time line narrating showing the area’s entire history, from prehistoric times to the structure of Lake Conroe and The Woodlands in the late 1970’s. The 2nd gallery, Towns, People & Events, honors those who have impacted the county and identifies some of the first events for the area, such as the first county fair, the first telephone, etc.
The Museum likewise provides a research study space, narrative histories of county residents, taking a trip exhibits, a present shop and several outdoor exhibits illustrating the history of Montgomery County. Unique occasions include a summer program for area children focusing on the cultures and heritage of the County. Pioneer Camp offers hands-on activities include churning butter, candle dipping, cleaning on rub boards, pioneer games, and log sawing.
Special display screens and a general shop filled with activities for children bring history to life at the Heritage Museum of Montgomery County. This museum features shows narrating the county’s roots, from the lumber and oil markets to the everyday lives of Montgomery County residents and is housed in the historical Grogan/Cochran house, built in 1924. Dr. Stewart created the state flag and seal and developed initial maps of the county.
The museum sports among the 4 Joe Roughneck statues, a salute to oilfield workers, in the park beside the museum.