Texas will be centerstage for a total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024!  In Bastrop, at approximately 12:20 pm, the moon will start to block the sun causing an (almost) total solar eclipse. The sun is expected to eclipse until 2:25 pm. We're located right outside the path of totality, making Bastrop a great place to view the eclipse without having to maneuver the crowds. Get accurate Texas Eclipse viewing information and plan your trip to Bastrop for the 2024 Solar Eclipse!

Solar Eclipse in Bastrop

Docent-Led Tours

  • Bastrop Museum & Visitor Center
  • 904 Main Street
  • Bastrop, TX 78602
  • Dates: March 5, 2024 - March 26, 2024
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Phone: (512) 303-0904
  • Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Price: FREE with $5 admission for Adults, FREE for children under 13. FREE to active and retired military.

Enjoy an exciting tour of the Bastrop Museum on  Thursdays with Mark Mowery, founder of the Idea Exchange Forum, an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of Bastrop's citizens. Mark is a knowledgeable and engaging local docent whose goal is to share his enthusiasm for Texas history. Please join Mark to learn all about Bastrop history in a beautifully curated Museum that follows the historic timeline of our town from the age of the mastodons through World War II and up to the 2011 fires. 

Bastrop history is Texas history!