• Welcome to "Old" New Braunfels!

  • Explore outstanding examples of German Fachwerk

  • Experience early Texas life as it was

  • Stay in our historic Bed and Breakfast!

  • The Gazebo is the most romanitc place for a wedding in the Hill Country

  • Stop by the Conservation Plaza office for a personal tour!

Rediscover the Old New Braunfels!

On your next trip through the Texas Hill Country, stop by the New Braunfels Conservation Society and “step back in time.”See history come alive on our 3.5-acre Conservation Plaza.

Every one of our 18 historic buildings tells a story of New Braunfels hospitality and heritage…

… Wake up to history in our quaint Bed & Breakfast
… Lean against the bar of an old-fashioned saloon
… Peek inside a garage holding a restored 1907 REO automobile
… Tour the music studio where Stefan Haelbig gave lessons to generations of students
… Sit in a desk in our 1870 one-room limestone schoolhouse
… Get a shave and a haircut in the working barbershop
… Compare five styles of fachwerk used in some of the oldest structures in New Braunfels

Plus you can see an original Sunday House, heirloom tools in the cabinet shop, and authentic two-seater outhouse! No matter when you drop in, we’ll give you a personalized tour! Or call ahead so we can set up a guided tour for you or your group–a journey through Central Texas history!