- Name: Alvin Museum Society
- Location: Alvin, Brazoria County, Texas, United States
The Alvin Museum Society's constitution was adopted on April 12, 1976. The Society's stated mission is "to preserve the history of Alvin and its immediate area by heightening residents' awareness of the value of saving the past for the benefit of the future. Exhibits, programs, and activities that educate the museums' patrons are offered. Selected for preservation are structures, objects, documents, photographs, oral and visual histories, and all artifacts that add to the telling of Alvin's story." The Society owns and operates the Marguerite Rogers House Museum and the Alvin Historical Museum both of which are open for touring.
Sunday, October 6, 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
New Selection of Handmade Items
The Alvin Museum Gift Shop continues to offer a selection of books by local authors, children's books, historical calendars, souvenirs and gifts. The gift shop also features exquisite jewelry hand made with Chinese crystals, green opalite, lampwork glass and freshwater pearls. New this week are creatively handwoven items by Donna Rae Harris. The selection includes rag and looper rugs, bamboo and silk scarves and tote bags.
You are invited to visit the gift shop and see all the great items for sale. The gift shop is open, along with the Alvin Historical Museum, on Thursdays and Fridays from 11 - 3; first Saturday of the month from 11 - 3; the first Sunday from 1- 4. We look forward to seeing you!
Thursday, February 28, 2013
ABC's: Art, Books, Cards
The Alvin Museum Gift Shop has a variety of items from historical calendars and memoralbilia, and books to gifts, and souvenirs. All items have either been donated by area residents or consigned. Children's books are a popular item and there is a good selection. New to the gift shop is a used book section.
You are invited to visit the gift shop and support the historical museum. Gift shop is open Thursdays and Fridays and the first Saturday and Sunday of the month. We hope to see you soon!
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
New Books in the Gift Shop
The Alvin Museum Gift Shop is a great place to shop! There is some thing of interest for everyone - historical memorabilia, Alvin Museum Society publications, souvenirs, paintings, notecards, jewelry, regional books, children's books, pens, rag rugs. All items have been donated or are on consignment from local writers and craftsmen.
The Gift Shop is located in the Alvin Historical Museum, 300 W. Sealy and is open Thursdays, Fridays, and first Saturday of the month from 11:00 - 3:00. Admission $3.00.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
The Alvin Museum Gift Shop is a great place to do your holiday shopping. You are certain to find some thing of interest to everyone on your list plus you will be helping the museum. The gift shop offers a nice selection of AMS memorabilia plus a variety of items from local/area people, novelty items, and a good selection of books including some for children.
The Gift Shop is open Thursday, Friday and first Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. thru December 18. Then closes till January 7, 2010.
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
New Items in Gift Shop
Hey! Look! New items at the Alvin Museum Gift Shop. We have hand-turned wood and deer antler pens; two new landscape paintings from the Lanier Studio; wooden game puzzles and birdhouses plus color photo postcards. Come see these new items plus all the other great items for sale including museum society memorabilia.
Alvin Museum Gift Shop is located in the Alvin Historical Museum at 300 West Sealy. We are open on Thursdays, Fridays and the first Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Texas Gulf Coast Sea Shells
Did you know that Texas has a State shell? Well, we do. It's common name is "Lightning Whelk." For you serious "shell folks" its scientific name is "busycon perversum pulleyi." The Alvin Museum Gift Shop has added Texas seashells as part of its inventory. Some of the smaller Whelk shells are available along with packets of common shells found on the Texas coast.
The Gift Shop has many other local, county and Texas items of interest for sale. Come visit us. The Gift Shop is inside the Alvin Historical Museum located at 300 W. Sealy, and opened on Thursdays, Fridays, and first Saturday of the month from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. There is no charge to visit the gift shop. The admission fee for the museum is $3.00.
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