The Johnny Nelson Katy Heritage Museum
6002 George Bush Drive
An old-fashioned broad-ax slashed binder-twine was used to officially open the 9,600-square foot Katy Heritage Museum in 2002. Vintage farming equipment and artifacts from Katy’s agricultural and pioneering history are on display, along with scores of old photographs and fascinating antiques. School, clubs and groups can make arrangements for special tours.
Admission is free.
Hours of Operation: Thursday - Sunday, 11:00am - 5:00pm.
Katy Veterans Memorial Museum
6206 George Bush Drive
“The G.I. Joe Museum” is a first-class military exhibit of historical significance encompassing every foreign conflict involving the United States. Special group tours available on request. Memberships available and contributions appreciated.
Admission is free.
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 2:00pm.
Katy Heritage Park & Historical Homes
5990 George Bush Drive
Established in 2003 as a joint project between the City of Katy and the Katy Heritage Society, Katy Heritage Park is best known for its restored historical buildings, beautiful landscape and heritage rich activities year-round.
Visit the park anytime. Homes are open for tours the first weekend of each month from 10AM to 4PM on Saturday and from 1PM to 4PM on Sunday. For more information, contact
the Katy Heritage Society.
MKT Railroad Depot & Park
5616 First Street
This downtown “pocket park” is home to the historic
Missouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) Depot, which has been restored to serve at the Visitors Center. It is a central location for tourist and visitors to obtain information, brochures and maps for the City of Katy and Katy businesses. The Katy Heritage Society Railroad Museum inside the Depot displays many original elements and explains how the Depot operated as a passenger rail service in Katy until 1957. The Heritage Society’s red caboose is also located on the beautifully landscaped site with benches and a town clock.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am - 2:00pm.