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The Johnny Nelson Katy Heritage Museum

Johnny Nelson Museum6002 George Bush Drive
281-391-4884

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

Veterans Memorial Museum6206 George Bush Drive
281-391-8387

“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

Heritage Museum5990 George Bush Drive
281-391-2550

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,
call the Katy Heritage Society at 281.391.2550.

MKT Railroad Depot & Park

5616 First Street 
281-391-8400 Railroad Depot and Park

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 and Saturday, 10:00am - 2:00pm.