Museum PROGRAMS & Events

Night at the Museum Oct 7, Nov 9, Dec 15 from 4-7 pm at the Landmark Museum
Cemetery Walking Tour pick up tour guide at museum Thursday, Friday or Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm

The fourth edition of the Garland Cemetery Walking Tour is of the Nights of Pythias and Joyce additions of Garland Memorial Park (on Garland Ave. north of Miller Rd.).  This is a self guided tour.

Guidebooks may be picked up at the Garland Landmark Museums on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guidebooks lead you through significant headstones telling stories of people and headstone symbolism. 

Gravestone rubbing materials are available free at the museum. Please ask the staff to get your supplies so you can participate in this fun activity during your tour.

Latino History Exhibit at Granville Arts Center Oct. 2 to Nov. 10
Garland Campfire Tales Oct. 21 & 28 from 6-8 pm
Downtown Square of Change exhibit at the Square Grand Opening event October 1410 am to 10 pm.
Scavenger Hunt from 10 am to 4 pm on October 14 at the Square Grand Opening event
Heritage Handwork 3rd Friday of each month 2-5 p.m.
Garland Health and Hospitals Exhibit opens July 7
Garland Hands on History new exhibit opening December 1, 2022
Garland History GeoTour visit for details
Garland Geocache Launch Party November 11 from 8-11 am at 506Art
Geocaching is an outdoor adventure using GPS technology for a modern-day treasure hunt. To play, participants use a Geocaching app on a smartphone or a GPS device to navigate to cleverly hidden containers called geocaches.
Visit and set up a free account to get started. 

Thanks to a partnership with, Garland has its own GeoTour! You can find a complete list of Garland History GeoTour geocaches by visiting Garland's History GeoTour on

Download the official passport at and record your discoveries to earn a unique Garland trackable geocoin.

  1. Mar 1
  2. Home mail delivery began today in 1944

    Home mail delivery began for Garland residents today in 1944 causing many homes to suddenly need house numbers to go with their streets.
  1. Apr 3
  2. Fire razes Garland Hotel in 1932

    On this day in 1932 a fire razed the beautiful Garland Hotel on the north east corner of the square at present day Fifth and State Streets.
  1. Apr 4
  2. Happy Birthday Plaza Theatre!

    Today, in 1941, the Plaza Theatre opened on the square at State and Sixth Streets.
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