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Washington on the Brazos State Historical Park

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Address: P.O. Box 1, Washington, TX 77880
Phone Number: (936) 878-2461 ext. 234

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Kuala Lumpur
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70 reviews 70 reviews
40 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
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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Houston, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Visited this park with my friends during Spring. The tour was pretty neat and informative. The museum has very good collection of historical items. The gift shop contains cool souvenirs. I recommend visiting here by morning and have lunch on the bank of the Brazos river.

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Brentwood, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

loved this place and would highly recommend a visit even if you are not a resident of Texas. Very informative.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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479 reviews 479 reviews
131 attraction reviews
537 helpful votes 537 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

If you live in Texas, are visiting Texas or were born in Texas you must come see the birthplace of Texas, Washington on the Brazos. It has something for all ages and likes. A 10,000 square foot museum, a visitors center with interactive video's and lot of information, Independence Hall where it all began, great easy walking trails, one of... More 

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Forney, Texas
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30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

A state park with so much historical value. A must see if you're a native Texan. Even if you aren't from Texas, there is so much to see. A short hike and you're standing on the banks of the Brazos River near a pecan tree that is hundreds of years old. The old foundations of the buildings, the replica of... More 

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