The Texas Prison Museum shall collect, preserve, and showcase the history and culture of the Texas prison system and educate the people of Texas and of the world.
Preserving the past; Educating the present; Creating a pathway to a promising future.
- To collect, preserve, and maintain prison artifacts, documents, oral histories, photographs, and all prison museum collections.
- To publicize and showcase the history and culture of Texas' prison system in order to attract visitors to the museum annually and to enhance learning.
- To maintain fiscal accountability for the operation, maintenance, and expansion of the Texas Prison Museum, Inc.
- To operate, maintain, and expand quality made properties.