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Nacogdoches Visitor's Center

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Address: 200 E. Main St., Nacogdoches, TX 75961
Phone Number: 936-564-7351
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Description: The Historic Town Center/Visitor Center, located on the square, was built...
The Historic Town Center/Visitor Center, located on the square, was built in 1917 as the city’s post office. Here you can view exhibits of early Nacogdoches, watch the video on Nacogdoches and pick up additional literature on the town. Restroom facilities are available.
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Like a museum in itself

Helpful staff. Good exhibits and see the video downstairs (along with more exhibits). I just love driving on the red bricks downtown too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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84 reviews 84 reviews
46 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Helpful staff. Good exhibits and see the video downstairs (along with more exhibits). I just love driving on the red bricks downtown too.

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Houston, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This visitors center was well above the norm of most cities. This one had a 7 minute film of the town history, pictures of many activities and many artifacts relating to early town settlers. Plus, the workers all were very knowledgeable and friendly. Worth the stop prior to taking any walking tour.

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Dallas, Texas
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236 attraction reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about both Nacogdoches and Natchitoches, LA, the unofficial "sister city". Legend has it that a Caddo chieftain sent each of his twin sons to rule on both sides of the Sabine River, thus Nacogdoches and Natchitoches. I think perhaps it was due to the French and Spanish interpretation of the name of the... More 

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Friendly staff, lots of nice displays. Plan to spend a little bit of time here and visit with the staff about local events and history. the visitor's center is in the center of the lovely old downtown an is housed in a lovely building.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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115 reviews 115 reviews
56 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. The nice lady told us a lot about the town and whats going on and where to go. Even marked the map for me for the places I asked about. Watched the short movie in the basement. Used the clean Bathroom facility and was good to go roam around the town. Thanks for... More 

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Shamrock, Texas
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154 reviews 154 reviews
38 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We found the information here very valuable since we knew very little about Nacogdoches other than it is the oldest town in Texas. The folks were friendly and helpful. There is a short film in the basement worth watching before you start out. We came away with all the information we needed.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I try to have very few dealings with the Nacogdoches Visitor's Center. The people that they have staff the information desk are rude and have very little knowledge of what is going on. I went to the visitor's center during the blueberry festival to find out where I might get some change as all the banks were closed,I was told... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Staff was very welcoming and rolled out the Pink Carpet for our Girlfriend Weekend, the Pulpwood Queens Book Club Convention. Provided maps and bags.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

They are open during the week on Sat and Sundays and is a great place to get local information. It has a beautiful mural on the way representing the history of Nacogdoches. The basement has beautiful painting going down the stairs. There is a video that plays all the time for local information. The weekends are staffed with volunteers. Many... More 

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Jax, FL
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285 reviews 285 reviews
119 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

What a pleasant surprise to wander into the visitor's center, while visiting Nacogdoches, for the first time. While not large, there is a lot of Information about Texas' oldest town. We learned about key players in the early settling of this area. Maps, pins, postcards, and a book are available for purchase. There is a free , well- done video,... More 

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