Local Attractions

Burleson Heritage Museum

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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