Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum in Alvin, Texas

800 West Sidnor St
Alvin, TX 77511

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Hours of Operation:

Tue-Sat 10:00am to 5:00pm

Closed Sundays, Mondays and Holidays

Associate Director Tom Stansel
(281) 824 4339

Please call ahead of your visit to confirm opening hours are accurate. 

Entry is free.

Facility rentals

The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum would love to host your next event.

If you’re looking for a unique space for your wedding, corporate event or other celebration, please contact Associate Director Tom Stansel at KMuseumAlv@aol.com or call (281) 824 4339.


The structure was built in 1924. Its Neoclassical design covers over 0.5 acres. A circular stairway leads to majestic Roman-style columns and a second level double door entry.
The main floor has a large room with elegant painted murals and textured ceilings.
An original map of Alvin, TX, can be found as part of the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum’s collection.