TEXAS TRAILS

LIST OF MUSEUMS IN BASTROP COUNTY

 

 

 

BASTROP

 

Bastrop Museum

Local history

Located in a 1930s fire station and jail, also houses the city visitor center, operated by the Bastrop County Historical Society

 

James H. Long Railroad Park and Museum

Railroad

Formerly known as the Smithville Railroad Park and Museum[

 

ELGIN

 

Elgin Depot Museum

Local history

 

McDADE

 

McDade Historical Museum

Local history

 

ROCKNE

 

Rockne Museum

Local history

Operated by the Rockne Historical Association in Hilbig Park

 

 

SMITHVILLE

 

Smithville Heritage House & Museum

Local history

Operated by the Smithville Heritage Society

FILMS SHOT IN BASTROP COUNTY

 

 

 

The Alamo

Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton. Lake camp scenes and Bexar and Alamo scenes filmed in Bastrop (2004).

 

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

Amber Heard, Anson Mount. Filmed in Bastrop (2006).

 

Bernie

Matthew McConaughey, Jack Black. Filmed in Bastrop and Smithville (2010).

 

The Big Green

Steve Guttenberg, Olivia d’Abo. Filmed in Elgin (1995).

 

Boyhood

Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke. Filmed in Basrop (2014).

 

Courage Under Fire

Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan. Filmed in Bastrop (1996).

 

The Dentist 2

Corbin Bernsen, Jillian McWhirter. Filmed in Smithville (1998).

 

Fireflies in the Garden

Julia Roberts, Ryan Reynolds. Filmed in Bastrop and Smithville (2008).

 

Friday Night Lights

Billy Bob Thornton, Lucas Black. Filmed in Elgin (2004).

 

Friday the 13th

Jared Padalecki, Derek Mears. Filmed in Camp (2009).

 

The Great Waldo Pepper

Robert Redford, Bo Svenson. Filmed in Elgin (1975).

 

Home Fries

Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson. Filmed in Bastrop (1998).

 

Hope Floats

Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr. Filmed in Smithville (1998).

 

Love and a .45

Gil Bellows, Renée Zellweger. Gas station scene filmed in Bastrop (1994).

 

Lovin’ Molly

Anthony Perkins and Blythe Danner. Filmed in Bastrop (1974).

 

The Only Thrill

Diane Keaton, San Shepard. Filmed in Bastrop (1997).

 

Prince Avalanche

Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch. Filmed in Bastrop (2013).

 

The Soul Collector

Bruce Greenwood, Melissa Gilbert. Filmed in Bastrop (1999)

 

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Marilyn Burns, Allen Danzinger. Gas station and BBQ Shack scenes shot in Bastrop (1974).

 

The Tree of Life

Brad Pitt, Sean Penn. Filmed in Smithville (2009).

 

Varsity Blues

James Van Der Beek, Amy Smart. Filmed in Elgin (1999).

 

The Whole Wide World

Vincent D’Onofrio, Renée Zellweger. Filmed in Bastrop (1996).

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