Arts & Museums
Sophienburg Museum & Archives
401 West Coll Street
New Braunfels/Canyon Lake, Texas 78130
New Braunfels' archives and museum of history, the Sophienburg is dedicated to preserving the history of the settlement of New Braunfels by "the Society for the Protection of German Emigrants to Texas" in 1844-1847 and the eventual development of this city and area of Texas through numerous artifacts and displays. The archives contain thousands of personal and public documents that interpret the written history of the area.