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Star of the Republic Museum

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Address: P. O. Box 317, Washington, TX 77880
Phone Number: 936-878-2461
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Great for the Whole Family

This museum is a great look at Texas history the whole family will enjoy. They have a number of documents and artifacts that help chronicle the history of the Republic/state. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This museum is a great look at Texas history the whole family will enjoy. They have a number of documents and artifacts that help chronicle the history of the Republic/state. The exhibits are well put together and laid out so kids will enjoy them and be interested in learning more. There is also a video about the history of the... More 

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Dallas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The museum is laid out well and includes a glimpse at the life style of Texans at the time and some very good interactive displays to help children learn and understand the life in these times. Actual history and some of the legend of its characters is covered. This is a two story building and there is a long ramp... More 

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Sweetwater
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

This museum is two stories with a theater that shows a 20 minute video on the Republic of Texas. The video is done really well and we enjoyed the sit down after all the walking we had done at the Washington-On-The-Brazos site. The museum is laid out nicely and they have some great ways of engaging children of all ages... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We were at the museum and convention center for the 2015 Texas Independence celebration. As my wife is a descendant of a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, the celebration takes on a special meaning. The museum and Washington on the Brazos park staff did a remarkable job in pulling this all together. The museum is rich with early... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 572 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Got to love Texas history! This museum is run by Blinn College and is certainly worth the entrance fee. The movie was interesting, the first floor had a great overview of the Lone Star States humble beginnings as far back as the Native American Indians. Loved the upstairs area with all the artifacts. Great displays of medical tools, children's toys,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

This museum has relics on display from early Texas History, the Old 300, Texas Independence, and the Mexican War. It has an interactive room for the kids and begins with a short movie. I enjoyed the small hologram exhibit the best that shows faces talking and sharing personal experiences of what the life and times were like in early Texas.... More 

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Lucas, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Star of the Republic Museum covers the history of Texas beginning with Native Americans. I like the explanation of the different uses they made of the Bison. Artifacts from LaSalle's La Belle are also very interesting. One of the highlights is the timeline of Texas, American and World events on the way to the second floor. What a great... More 

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Emory, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Educational and interesting, great people dress in the time of the republic. Harrington farm animals and wildflowers beautiful.

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

As you enter the star-shaped building, submerge yourself in the nation of Texas! To start your visit, watch a 20 minute film that takes you through the 8-year period of the Republic of Texas after gaining independence from Mexico. This is a great way to start this historical experience. The museum is full of artifacts from the period, from rifles... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This was a good museum. Lots of artifacts, , interesting exhibits, super educational but a little pricey. Definitely a place to take kids 10 and up!

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Address: P. O. Box 317, Washington, TX 77880
Phone Number: 936-878-2461
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Washington

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