The museum will be closed for the holidays from December 23rd through January 3rd.


The museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 1-4 pm.


All event inquiries, please contact us at info(at) to schedule
a meeting.

Please see Calendar Page for holiday hours.

 Waco Historical Society

The Neill-Cochran House Museum welcomes visitors from across the street and around the world. Individual tours are available during museum hours, and groups of 30 or more are welcome by appointment.

All visitors are guided through the house by NCHM staff or a trained docent. Tours will begin on the hour at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm,and 3:00 pm. Please allow 45 minutes for a satisfying tour of the House, Dependency and grounds. A more leisurely tour that considers numerous furnishings takes one hour.

Group Visits

Special arrangements outside our regular hours may be made for group tours. Please schedule with museum staff at least one week in advance.


$10 for adults

$8 for seniors

$5 for students (with valid ID)

$5 for children (ages 5-12)

Free to children 4 years old and younger.


A complete tour of the Neill-Cochran House Museum includes the front porch, front hall, and four rooms downstairs (three parlors and the dining room); a winding staircase, upstairs hall, and four rooms upstairs (three bedrooms and the library); the back hall; and a detached, two-story structure known as the Rock House Dependency, containing artifacts, furnishings, and 19th-century kitchen tools. (See Virtual Tour.)

Thanks to a generous grant from the Hillcrest Foundation, ground-floor rooms of the Neill-Cochran House Museum are accessible to all; however, the second floors are currently not wheelchair-accessible.
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