Welcome to The Heritage Society where our collections of historic buildings and artifacts tell the fascinating stories of the people, opportunities, and events that came together to build the nation's fourth largest city - Houston, Texas.
Tour authentically restored buildings that span the city's history from before statehood to the oil boom of the early 20th century. See furnishings that reflect the lifestyles and cultural influences of Houston's earliest residents. Enjoy fun, family-friendly activities for learning about the growth and development of the city. Hear experts tell the stories of the people who came to Houston seeking new opportunities. Experience Houston's history through exhibitions about the city's diverse population. Celebrate Houston here!
Asian Americans in Houston:
A Kaleidoscope of Cultures
October 1, 2015-January 16, 2016
The Heritage Society Museum Gallery
The focus of the exhibition is on Asian Americans in Houston and their many contributions to the city and its culture. Topics include an overview of Asian immigration, a Buddhist temple, and stories of Houstonians who trace their ancestry to China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and South Asia. The exhibit brings to life stories in the fall 2015 issue of Houston History magazine by featuring artifacts, photographs, and documents representing a cultural bridge between Asians and Houstonians.
Sat., December 12 & Sun., December 13
5–10 p.m. & 5–9 p.m.
Sam Houston Park
Imagine cool nights, warm fires, twinkling lights, and a cup of cocoa in hand. Through entertainment, skits, and tours, families will hear the stories of Houston's past. Guests will tour decorated buildings, interact with historic characters, participate in children’s activities in Santa’s Workshop, and learn about Houston’s early residents, cultures, and customs. The Holiday Art Market will expand to include holiday themed items for your shopping enjoyment. Choirs and musicians will perform throughout the park. Buy Tickets
Candlelight Cafe Menu
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Cousins Maine Lobster @CMLobsterHOU
Corner of Bagby and Dallas streets
11am - 2pm
Treat yourself to lunch at The Heritage Society (THS) on food Truck Tuesdays! THS will host a different food truck each week from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Bagby and Dallas streets. Enjoy your lunch at tables in Connally Plaza and visit THS's Museum Gallery where we tell the stories of Houston.