Old Jail Museum

Kendall County Historic Jail

208 E. San Antonio Ave

Boerne, TX 78006

(830) 428-6191, WEBSITE,  SOCIAL MEDIA

The Kendall County Historic Jail—which was constructed in 1887 and served for a century as the county jail—has been painstakingly restored and is now open as a museum. Among many historic exhibits and artifacts from the county, there are also four operable original jail cells. 

Kendall County artifacts and historical exhibits include:

  • Kendall County Sheriffs
  • Early area musicians
  • The Newton Boys
  • The San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway Co. 
  • Famous world-class marksmen, Adolph and Plinky Toepperwein
  • The Apelt Armadillo Farm
  • The Bat Bomb “Project X-Ray” 
  • The Texas Rangers Battle of Walker’s Creek 
  • Historic County Photo Collection
  • Hill Country Moonshine Still

Admission: $5- Adults, FREE- Children under 12, and Law Enforcement