Texas Lakes Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Hillsboro: Hill County Cell Block Museum

County history fully unfolds at the Hill County Cell Block Museum. Located a block north of the courthouse in the 1893 county jail, the National Register building chronicles county history from prehistory to today. An unusual display features memorabilia about native son Willie Nelson. The site also features a restored 19th-century Cumberland Presbyterian church and picturesque gazebo.


  • 1 North Waco
  • Hillsboro, Texas
  • 76645


Hours & Fees

  • The hours of operation are Saturdays, from April thru October from 10am to 4pm.

  • dmission to the museum is free, with a suggested donation of $2 for adults.