The Ellis County Museum

The Ellis County Museum, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of Ellis County.

53rd Annual Gingerbread Trail Tour of Homes

June 3rd & 4th

Experience the history and heritage during the Gingerbread Trail Tour of Homes weekend! Tour several beautiful private homes featured in this year’s tour and experience the rich, century-old history of each house, PLUS the grand reveal of “our home,” The Ellis County Museum including the newly renovated third floor and a special exhibit on the history of the Gingerbread Trail! 

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Historic Exhibits

All historic exhibits in the Ellis County Museum have been carefully curated to reminisce on our rich history and to inspire current generations.

The Capital Campaign

We are raising funds to expand and improve the Ellis County Museum. With your support, we will add an elevator and renovate the 2nd and 3rd floors.

Upcoming Events

From educational events to social gatherings, we believe in bringing the past to life for our community through opportunities across Ellis County. Fall in love with history with us!

Get Involved

The museum would not be operational without our amazing community members, board of directors, and volunteers. We truly appreciate all they to do help us preserve and share the rich, historic history of Ellis County! 

If you are interested in supporting our museum by volunteering or becoming a member, let us know!



201 S. College St.

Waxahachie, Texas  75165

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Museum Hours

Mon-Sat : 10 AM – 5 PM

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