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Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site

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Address: 12300 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880
Phone Number: (936) 878-2214
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What an awesome experience!!! The living farm was so much fun and the park staff dressed in period clothing were extremely, EXTREMELY knowledgable, very friendly and more than... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

What an awesome experience!!! The living farm was so much fun and the park staff dressed in period clothing were extremely, EXTREMELY knowledgable, very friendly and more than happy to answer any questions that we might have had. They went about their, "work," as if we were a part of it, volunteered information but didn't follow us around or make... More 

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Brenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

You'd think that with it being out in the middle of nowhere it would be a 30-minute tour and you're done. Not so! This place is top-notch. Your arrival is welcomed first by well-groomed landscaping over the slightly rolling hills of Washington County. Choose where you want to start, but I would suggest starting at the visitor's center. There is... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Nice day for enjoying the Blue Bonnets and the Texas Historical Landmarks. Interesting place to be here and know more about Texas instead of reading it. Nice to walk around and relax from the daily routine. We had a great weekend!

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PFLUGERVILLE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My granddaughter really like the hands on area in the museum and we stayed a while for her to do all of the things.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Perfect for kids. It makes history come alive for them and not be so dry. The staff and guides did a great job of catering to their audience. Even if you are a big Texas history expert, you will learn a lot of new things here. It is humbling to realize how bad folks had it back in those days.

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Very nice visitor center. Extremely helpful tour guides and friendly with children and teenagers. I had forgotten a lot of my Texas history related to this site so found myself really enthralled with the true historical facts around this place. Highly recommend for a short day trip from Houston/Spring area. Next time we will visit the working farm. The La... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I love to visit this park. It's so natural and there are many birds. The only thing that perplexes me is what happened to the incredible wildflowers they used to have on the grounds. The past three years we've visited at peak bluebonnet season and there were very few! Bring 'em back!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Great park, Easy to get around . Lots of history. The staff were extremely friendly. Nice location. The pride of Texas

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Sweetwater
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Start your trip at the visitor's center. We bought the combo ticket for $9 per person which got us the guided tour of Independence Hall, Star of the Republic museum, and Barrington Farm. The guided tour that happens every hour on the hour is a must. John was our guide and told the story of Texas independence with knowledge and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I visited during the weekend before Texas Independence Day. There was musket and artillery dire demonstration. And I watched a theater performance of General Sam Houston at the Star of Republic Museum. Live music with medieval instruments. The atmosphere is fantastic. I recommend you visit for the weekend before Texas Independence Day.

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Address: Address: 12300 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880
Phone Number: (936) 878-2214
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Washington

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