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Texas State Cemetery

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Some of Texas' most prominent historical figures are buried in this cemetery.
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909 Navasota St, Austin, TX 78702-3322
East Austin
+1 512-463-0605
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An afternoon at the Texas State Cemetery gives you a feel for the people who built this state. Go....study....learn.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mickeyd54456
Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds are beautiful and there are several monuments for Texan heroes. It is what it is...a cemetary. But if you're in the neighborhood looking for a nice stroll, this is worth stopping by.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christina H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting the Texas State Cemetery is monumental IF you want to honor someone. Some cemeteries have national famous people, this cemetery has TX heroes.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GiddyUpNGoTravel
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Many of the heroes of Texas are buried here. One of the most recent was the then oldest person in the U.S. Many governors and other statesmen are buried here. The grounds are well-kept and interesting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andy J
Reviewed February 3, 2019

If you know any Texas history or famous contemporary Texans this will be an eye opener. So many heroes, past and more current, are buried here and the names are so familiar. Our counties are named after many of these people and Chris Kyle the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kelly K
Reviewed January 31, 2019

texas has done a good job honoring our fallen soldiers and this i a fine place prey and give thanks .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eaterofallthingsgood
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Located just on the edge of downtown sits the final resting place of multiple Texas bigwigs. You cannot drive thru this place- need to park outside and walk thru. A map is available at the entrance- no charge- to plot out your visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jfadds
Reviewed January 15, 2019

If you are into history this is a great place to visit. there are graves of confederate soldiers as well as most of the governors of Texas

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Izzi1212
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

I'm so glad we took the short walk into East Austin from our hotel to visit this beautifully maintained cemetery. I visited the graves of two of my heroes (or heroines), Barbara Jordan and Ann Richards. Either one of them would have made a great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 748SusanM
Reviewed November 21, 2018

We came here on a RYDE city tour. The history of this place is amazing and the cemetery is actually quite beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking is available inside the cemetery but it gets crowded sometimes. Best to Park outside and walk in. Get to see more that way. Well worth the walk.