Museum Events

Now through September

Treasures from the Vault

Historic Items for sale, benefitting the Ellis County Museum


Mon-Sat, 10 am to 5pm

Ellis County Museum

201 S. College Street., Waxahachie TX 75165


Bring home a piece of history from our limited time sale, Treasures from the Vault! From vintage paper dolls to rare milk glass compotes, antique furniture,  toys and story books, to one of a kind glassware, books, and records, you’re sure to find something filled with nostalgia to fit your style!

These treasures from our vault are going fast and will end on the Antique Alley weekend, so make sure to stop by the Ellis County Museum, Inc. before they’re gone! Purchases can be made at the front desk during business hours, Monday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm! All sales benefit the Ellis County Museum.

These items have been deaccessioned from our archives in accordance with the Museum’s Collections Policy.

October 15

Four Course Seated Italian Dinner & Wine Pairing


5:00 – 7:00 PM, 1889 on the Square

3rd Floor, Ellis County Museum

201 S. College Street., Waxahachie TX 75165

$100/ per person, limited to 60 seats

Experience a decadent four course Italian dinner and wine pairing in the historic Ellis County Masonic Lodge Assembly Hall, now 1889 on the Square, hosted by Jeff & Melanie Reed. Take a stroll through Texas Wine Country as we combine tastes from the Lonestar State with the flavors of Italy in the ambiance of Ellis County history.

The History of Eastern Ellis County
Limited Time Exhibit

November- January

Experience the history of Eastern Ellis County and learn about the close ties that bind families and our history together, from Ennis to Boz and Alma, and more! See relics from the past, and connect to early settlers of Ellis County with curios, stories, and more!


Museum Days
Save the Date

November 4-11 

Mark your calendars for a week of remembrance and history as we look back and honor our veterans and Waxahachie’s local war-time history. Stay tuned for interactive experiences, exciting vintage fashion shows, and more.

Christmas Party & All Members Meeting
Save the Date

December 2 

Mark your calendars for an evening of holiday cheer as we toast to a year of growth and success for the museum, and look forward to 2024!

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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