Polish Heritage Center
at Panna Maria
The Heritage Center, located on FM 81 in Panna Maria, Texas, is currently underconstruction and scheduled to open in 2018.
The 16,000 square foot Heritage Center facility is a destination for families, educational groups, scholars, researchers, and tourists.
Permanent and Temporary Exhibit Space
Genealogy Room and Oral History Collection Area
Library and Reading Room
Gift Shop and Concession Area
3,000 square feet of permanent exhibits provide interactive and immersive experiences in five main exhibit areas.
Early Poland (996 – 1854)
Immigration to Texas / Texas Silesian Settlements 1854 to Present
Texas Silesian Parishes
Twentieth Century Poland
Polish Renaissance in Texas 1966 to present
Partnerships and Educational Programs
The Heritage Center plans to broaden its reach by building local, state, national, and international partnerships with museums, libraries, schools, school districts, cities, communities, parishes, colleges, and universities.
Educational programs will be curriculum based learning activities and will include K – 12 school tours and teacher workshops.
Programs including lecture series, workshops in genealogy, Polish and Silesian culture, heritage, religion, language, music, dance, art, crafts, and food will be offered.
Polish Settlements in Texas
The Father Leopold Moczygemba Foundation
Polish Genealogical Society of Texas
The Polish Museum of America
Catholic Archives of Texas
Polish American Council of Texas
Polish Heritage Center at Panna Maria
Under construction on FM 81 in Panna Maria, Texas
P.O. Box 100184
San Antonio, Texas 78201