Comfort Inn & Suites
810 S. Water Street
Burnet, TX 78611
Phone: (512) 756-1789
Fax: (512) 756-6459
810 S. Water Street, Burnet, TX, US, 78611
- Phone: (512) 756-1789
- Fax: (512) 756-6459
Arts & Museums
Located on the west side of the Square in the recently renovated Old Farmers State Bank Building. Stop by and take a look into the area's past and explore the rich heritage of the county. Open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, or by appointment.
A 1922 Seagraves fire engine that is in mint condition is one of the exhibits at this museum that also displays modern and vintage firefighting equipment, authentic photographs, and historical firefighter memorabilia.
Dedicated to promoting the interest and encouragement of creative art, this art guild features a gallery filled with works of art by local artisans and hosts numerous art shows throughout the year. A variety of educational and informational programs are available each month.
Found in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, across the street from the historic Blanco County Courthouse, Kirchman Gallery is filled with a selection contemporary fine art. New exhibitions are displays every four to six weeks. There are two locations: across for the courthouse and their newest location at 305 East Main (Highway 290 West).
Open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon - 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The 1st Cavalry Division Museum also has a gift shop.
Laser shows and large format films are just some of the things to experience when visiting Mayborn Planetarium & Space Theater.
Visit this unique 140 acre ranch that has a Mediterranean style landscape and view the contemporary paintings and sculptures of artist Benini including innovative shaped paintings, surrealistic pieces, and multi-dimensional artworks on canvas. The ranch includes Benini's residence, guest house, and a 14,000 square foot building that houses numerous showrooms, studios, and a fine arts library.
Austin Art Space serves as both a work space and a showcase for artists. Many different genres of art are conceived and displayed here. The gallery is open on Fridays and Saturdays and by appointment. The studios are open on weekdays for artists. Call or see the website for more information.
This museum features art by local, national and international artists, with an emphasis on local creations. It houses frequent exhibitions as well as permanent collections, with a rotating selection of artwork and artists. Paintings tend to be of the modern, abstract, surreal or futuristic varieties, usually with imaginative use of color. The museum also showcases artists' other creations, including jewelry and furniture.
El Taller Gallery features an impressive collection of Southwest art at reasonable prices. A good majority of the work is by famed local artist and previous gallery owner Amado Pena, who paints Southwest and Mexican cultural scenes. The work of Native American artist R.C. Gorman is also featured. Other offerings of the gallery include Southwest-style jewelry, Mexican textiles, handmade Pueblo pottery and Zapotec Indian weavings.
The Austin Museum of Art offers two distinct art experiences. AMOA Downtown serves as the Museum's principal exhibition site and presents exhibitions and education programs that showcase 20th Century and contemporary art. These exhibitions offer something for everyone. To complement the exhibitions, the museum also presents a broad range of accessible and hands-on public education programs for people of all ages. In addition, the museum store offers a wide range of art-inspired gifts. This beloved site has been declared a national treasure and is on city, state, and national registries of historic places.
The Texas Military Forces Museum is an extensive museum that documents the story of the Texan military over the years, and the important contributions that they have made. One can find a number of rare exhibits here, that include pieces from the Texan Revolution and the Spanish-American War as well. The gallery is huge, and is divided into sections such as Main Gallery, Lost Battalion, Great Hall, World War II Pacific Theater Exhibit and Air Guard Gallery. The Armor Row and Artillery Park on the museum grounds consists of a vast collection of guns, tanks and aircraft. The museum also includes a library and movie room, making it interesting for visitors of every age.