Local Attractions

Burleson Heritage Museum »

The Burleson Heritage Museum exhibits the history of Burleson, artifacts, photographs of the city fathers, and other local history.

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Bosque Arts Center »

The Bosque Arts Center is based in a 1923 building that was the former Main Hall of Clifton Lutheran College, this center features permanent art galleries, traveling exhibits, performances and dinner shows at the Tin Building Theater.

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Bosque Museum »

The Bosque Museum features an exhibit on the Horn Shelter, including replicas of skeletons and funeral items from the 11,200-year-old burial site discovered nearby. Also includes Norwegian artifacts, minerals and fossils, Native American artifacts, and a pioneer collection.

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Cleburne State Park »

Enjoy the spring-fed lake and maybe catch a glimpse of beavers building a dam at Cleburne State Park. Hike-and-bike trails zig-zag through limestone hills, canyons and wooded terrain. In early spring, bluebonnets blanket the open fields.

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Johnson County Courthouse, Cleburne »

Built in 1912, the Johnson County Courthouse features a six-story open rotunda supported by four columns of matched marble ornately garnished in old ivory and gold-cut plaster. The dome features stained glass. Open during normal business hours, Monday through Friday.

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Meridian State Park »

Meridian State Park is a wooded 504-acre park surrounding a 72-acre lake with excellent fishing for largemouth bass, catfish, crappie and bream. Hiking trails offer good opportunities to see birds, including the endangered golden-cheeked warbler.

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*Source: Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism. www.traveltex.com