Frisco Heritage Museum

The 16,000 square foot museum houses exhibits and objects connected to the development to Frisco and the North Texas region.

Please check our Social Media pages for information on current Frisco Heritage Museum gallery exhibits on a variety of topics that relate to local Frisco history, the history of North Texas and beyond.  You can find us on Facebook @friscoheritagemuseum and Instagram @friscoheritagecenter .

Frisco Heritage Village

After touring the museum, stroll the grounds of the four-acre Frisco Heritage Village.   You will see:

  • Calaboose (Jail)
  • Steam Locomotive and Caboose
  • Gaby's Blacksmith Shop
  • Frisco Railroad Depot
  • Smith-Muse House
  • Crozier-Covington-Sickles House
  • Lebanon Church
  • School House
  • Log Cabin
  • Gazebo
  • The Sisters Fountain
  • Windmill

Frisco Public Art Program

Be sure to enjoy our Frisco Public  Art pieces while at the Heritage Center.

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Letters Home: The A.F. "Frank" Smith Story

November 11, 2021 - May 28, 2022

Frisco resident A.F. “Frank” Smith served in the U.S. military in World War I and, like many other soldiers, he and his family exchanged letters through the postal service. 54 of Frank’s letters were discovered in 2011 and will be on display at the Frisco Heritage Museum starting November 11 – coinciding with Veterans Day. Frank’s letters from the war’s frontlines show his love and affection for his family, and his positive attitude in the worst of situations.

The photos and artifacts in this exhibit are courtesy of the Cates Family, and Betty Smith Muse. In 2011, a box was found containing Frank’s letters, photographs, and other documents from his time in the Army.  They were given to Frank’s niece Betty Lou Smith Muse who offered them to Frank’s step-grandson Michael B. “Mike” Cates, a retired Army veteran himself. Mike and his wife Linda worked to preserve and organize the letters, photos, and other related materials from the collection.  

Visit the Museum for free and see this special piece of our city’s history!

Special thanks go to the following individuals and organizations for making this exhibit possible:

Mike and Linda Cates

Heritage Association of Frisco