The Cottage House Museum


The Marguerite Rogers House Museum, built by John G. Slover in the early 1900's, is located at 113 East Dumble in Alvin, Texas. In 1938 James A. and Marguerite Rogers bought the house. The Rogers' daughter, Emaline, bequeathed the property to the Alvin Museum Society in 1995. The Society restored the home and named it Marguerite Rogers House Museum, in honor of Emaline's mother.

About Us
The Marguerite Rogers House Museum is owned and operated by the Alvin Museum Society. Tours of The Cottage and Grounds are conducted by Docents by reservation only. Please call 281-331-4469 for information.

The Cottage House Museum is located at 113 East Dumble, Alvin, Texas. Admission is $3.00; for children under 12 the tour is free. Proceeds are used for maintaining The Cottage.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Holiday Exhibit

The Holiday Exhibit at The Cottage opens Thursday, November 3, 2005. This year's exhibit will feature "Vintage Quilts from 1930's - 1950's." There will be a variety of patterns displayed as used in the homes during that era. Among those for viewing are an "Embroidered ABC Baby Quilt" and a "Trip Around the World Quilt."

The exhibit will be displayed during the regular tour schedule on Thursdays and Fridays, and the first Saturday of each month from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Admission is $3.00. The exhibit runs through Friday, December 16, 2005. For special group tours, call 281-585-2803.