408 East Main Street
Eagle Lake, TX 77434
(979) 234-7442
M-F 9 - 1 pm
Weekends 2 - 5 pm

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Join Us for a Museum Book Launch October 13, 2012!
See Details on the Events Page!

Eagle Lake New Book Launch:

Historic Eagle Lake

Join us to Celebrate Eagle Lake History at the Museum on October 13, 2012 and to launch our newest local book entitled Historic Eagle Lake by Eagle Lake native Sandra C. Thomas to benefit the Prairie Edge Museum. The book is the newest book in the Images of America Series published by Arcadia Press. A 128 page photographic history of our town, it has 232 early photos and text.

Cost: $21.99 each

Books purchased through the museum will benefit the programs and continued development and educational expansion of the museum.

To order books by mail send request, address, and your check for $28.00 for books and postage to the Prairie Edge Museum at 408 East Main Street, Eagle Lake, Texas 77434

Museum events will be posted throughout the year. Please check back for updates.

“History is a symphony of echoes heard and unheard. It is a poem with events as verses…”


The Museum is a center for community activity with its exhibits, meeting room, and stage, it is the host venue for the productions of the Prairie Edge Players and the Prairie Edge Juniors, and hosts cultural, social, and educational events, including school and retirement groups, and community and county events.

Facility Rental

Meeting space may be booked at the Museum for a rental fee by calling the Museum Office at 979-234-7442.


The Museum welcomes visitors. Tours may be scheduled and groups are welcome.

Museum Store

Books, postcards, museum memorabilia, and items of local interest may be purchased at the Museum desk.

Educational Programs

The Museum partners with the public schools and community organizations, and offers educational programs during the year for students and community.

Non-Profit Status

The Museum is a 501( c ) 3 non-profit organization

Our Mission

To preserve and share the history and culture of Eagle Lake, Texas and surrounding areas through our collections, publications, archives, artifacts, and educational programs.

Our Vision

To become a premier small town museum and center for education, research, and enjoyment of the roots and culture of our community and region. Support our vision with your visits, contributions, and volunteerism. Join our efforts to collect, catalog, and preserve our history for future generations.