Texas Hill Country Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

New Braunfels: Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture

Early New Braunfels was home to an astounding 41 Biedermeiertrained furniture makers, a style of meticulous wood craftsmanship. The Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture in Heritage Village showcases their artisanship with fi nely crafted furniture from the 1840s–1880s. Housed in the 1858 Breustedt-Dillen House, key pieces include a Jahn draw table with an all-wood mechanism and a walnut wardrobe by Franz Stautzenberger.

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  • 1370 Church Hill Dr.
  • New Braunfels, Texas
  • 78130


Hours & Fees

  • Hours change seasonly, see website.

  • Adults: $5, Seniors: $4, AAA Members: $3.50, Children: $2