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“Take the journey with Prince Carl”
Welcome to the Sophienburg Museum and Archives. Take the journey with Prince Carl and his group of German colonists as they cross the ocean and make their way into central Texas. Admire their courage and determination to establish a new colony at the edge of Indian Territory. Live their dream of freedom, adventure and prosperity. Exhibits, rich in local artifacts, photographic images, maps and documents, take visitors through the history and cultural heritage of New Braunfels and Comal County. The Sophienburg Museum offers public lectures, school programs and community events that promote the area’s unique history. The Archives offers materials and resources for research and genealogy.
Just moved here and finally made it to the museum. I was impressed. Small, but well done and gives a great insight to the history of the area...which is the intent. Yes, small, but done in a... Read more
Very charming museum with lots of New Braunfels history. Anyone looking to understand how New Braunfels was built and see some of the most amazing treasures from the 1800s check out this museum.... Read more
This is a great stop if you have ever asked "how/why did Germans pick this part of Texas, of all places? What was life like for them here in the 1800's?" A very visual museum with exhibits set up... Read more
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