History and Education
- Take a walking (or shopping) tour of the Historic Downtown Square, and don’t forget to stop for lunch.
- Experience how the county’s less law-abiding residents lived, courtesy of the Hood County Jail Museum, built in 1885.
- Visit the Granbury Historic Railroad Depot, built in 1914 during the frontier days when railroads were a vital transportation link for towns.
- The Granbury Light Plant was built in 1903 by the Granbury Grain Milling Company, and has been designated a Granbury Historic Landmark.
- If you want to learn more about Granbury’s earliest residents, make your first stop at the Hood County Courthouse Museum.
- The Bridge Street History Center is dedicated to preserving and telling the stories of Granbury and Hood County’s early inhabitants.
- Visit the Elizabeth Crockett Memorial – the final resting place of Davy Crockett’s widow.
Art and Culture
- Experience the arts at the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Education Center, the Shanley House & other art galleries of Granbury.
- Step, or should we say drive, back to yester-year at the Brazos Drive-In Theater.
- The beautifully renovated Granbury Opera House hosts fine productions from the Granbury Theatre Company, as well as a state-of-the-art sound and lighting.
Outdoors and Wildlife
- Get up-close and personal with endangered species as well as popular favorites at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.
- Dinosaur Valley State Park contains some of the best preserved dinosaur tracks in the world, including brosaur and Acrocanthosaurus tracks. The park also includes two dinosaur models which were once a part of the 1964 New York World’s Fair.
- Take students on a star-gazing adventure, a bird tour, or even to a monarch butterfly tagging event… all at the Acton Nature Center.
- Enjoy nature and history on the Moments-in-Time Hike and Bike Trail.
- Visit one of Granbury’s many parks, such as the City Beach Park or the Granbury City Park.