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Address: 1300 Church Hill Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78130
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Flowers and Sunset Made The Wedding

Beautiful flowers everywhere made for a gorgeous outside wedding venue. It was a comfortable day in April.and the awesome sunset at ceremony time was stunning. Our DJ and MC made... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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San Antonio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Beautiful flowers everywhere made for a gorgeous outside wedding venue. It was a comfortable day in April.and the awesome sunset at ceremony time was stunning. Our DJ and MC made sure the wedding reception was perfect. Big Tyme Entertainment

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Much history would have been lost without the Conservation Plaza that created a place that otherwise demolished structures could be relocated to. They have created a great period village circa 1850-1880, fully furnished, renovated, with the correct context of each building and artifact without being stuffy or boring. Great for field trips, families, history buffs. Bring your lunch and sit... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Committed to conserving history in New Braunfels-we recently attended a reenactment of the Civil War Period. Fun and informative.

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Worthington, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We are in town for a brief time and have tried to go to this museum two times. First time they were closed to the public for a private party. Second time was on a beautiful Thursday afternoon. They were once again closed. I don't know why. We give up. I think it's a private museum.

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LaPlace, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Our tour guide George, was very knowledgeable and answered any and all questions we asked about the artifacts in the village. Its great to see that someone is taking care of the German heritage and not letting the old buildings be destroyed and people are donating items to the Conservation. If you have time take the stroll through the village.... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Fun way to learn NB history, like all the cool old stuff they have in all of the different buildings

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

This little historical village represents a huge amount of effort, as all the buildings were moved to the site to avoid destruction. The history of the town is fascinating and the buildings themselves were wonderful to explore. Our tour guide was extremely congenial and informative. The location is a little hard to find--our GPS didn't quite nail it and we... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We stopped and visited the homestead where they had all the furniture crafted by the original settlers. Our guide, Marijane Stafford was great. She did a great job explaining all the artifacts from the original settlement.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

If you want to really get a feel for what the Texas pioneers lived like, do NOT miss the New Braunfels Conservation Society's Conservation Plaza. We had a very personal informative tour by the curator and left wishing we were having a wedding there just to walk under the lighted rose arbor.

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Blairsville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2010

During a recent visit to San Antonio our family reunion group drove to New Braunfels (30 miles from San Antonio) to tour the New Braunfels Conservation Society German Village called Conservation Plaza. The village is 14 buildings that have been restored and furnished to represent a German village of 1849 - 1881. Each building, school, house, barn, outhouse, church etc.... More 

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