The Marguerite Rogers House Museum
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The Alvin Historical Museum
Location: Alvin, Brazoria County, Texas, United States

The Alvin Museum Society's constitution was adopted on April 12, 1976. The Society's stated mission is "to preserve the history of Alvin and its immediate area by heightening residents' awareness of the value of saving the past for the benefit of the future. Exhibits, programs, and activities that educate the museums' patrons are offered. Selected for preservation are structures, objects, documents, photographs, oral and visual histories, and all artifacts that add to the telling of Alvin's story." The Society owns and operates the Marguerite Rogers House Museum and the Alvin Historical Museum both of which are open for touring.

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Monday, February 25, 2008

9th Annual Alvin Garden Tour

The Alvin Museum Society and Alvin Garden Club are finalizing plans for the 9th annual Alvin Area Garden Tour set for Saturday, April 19, 2008, from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rain or shine the four featured sites will be open. Tickets are $6.00 and can be purchased from any site the day of the event or $5.00 in advance from Alvin-Manvel Area Chamber of Commerce and drive-thru windows of Guaranty Bank, both in Alvin. The plant sale will be held at the Marguerite Rogers House Musuem which is part of the tour. Other locations are the gardens of Joe and Jan Schneider, Bill and Cindy Waggoner, and David and Sandra Gates. Proceeds from the tour will fund maintenance of the House Museum.