TCHCC preserves and promotes the history, language, culture, and heritage of Czech Texans who trace their ancestry to present-day Czech Republic or the former Austro-Hungarian Empire (including Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, and Slovakia). Located in La Grange, Texas, in historic Fayette County, the “Cradle of Czech Immigration,” the Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center operates exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary, and educational purposes, and to honor those immigrants by striving to fulfill the following goals:
To educate the public about the past and present contributions and status of persons of Czech descent;
To encourage the study and preservation of the Czech language, fine arts, music, and dance;
To provide for the preservation and exhibitions of artifacts historically significant to the Czech people of Texas;
To provide a library and archives for the collection and preservation of books, newspapers, periodicals, family histories, research material, photographs, and all printed data of historical significance to the Czech people of Texas;
To provide adequate space for gatherings, meetings, and educational activities for the benefit of the Czech people of Texas;
To encourage and promote a cultural exchange program between the Czech people of Texas and the citizens of the Czech Republic; and
To provide the public with updated information regarding Czech-related activities and historical sites in Texas, the United States, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia.