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I love the history here!

Beautiful old buildings, tons of history, a great gift shop, and wonderful restaurant, what more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nashville, Arkansas
Ms Sandra Stillman, Coordinator if Museums, Greenville, Ms

I spent five days recently, attending the “Ladies’ Gathering”. And, as in the past, the park... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Sandra S
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U.s 278, Washington, AR 71862
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful old buildings, tons of history, a great gift shop, and wonderful restaurant, what more could you ask for!?

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I spent five days recently, attending the “Ladies’ Gathering”. And, as in the past, the park personnel went beyond their duties to make us comfortable and safe. Sheila did a great job in teaching and helping each of us. And Michael gave a wonderful tour...More

2  Thank Sandra S
Reviewed May 27, 2018

This was really interesting. They have an entire historical village and each of the buildings is its own museum. We started in the old courthouse which is also the gift shop. There, you buy the tickets for the rest of the museums. The courthouse is...More

2  Thank Terri B
Reviewed March 6, 2018

My husband and I chose this destination to celebrate our wedding anniversary since we LOVE American history! We were NOT disappointed, and learned some truly fascinating facts about this little town! Relaxing and so enjoyable, took lots of photos, of course! Park your car and...More

1  Thank beckywrightsongs
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Wow -- we were on our way to another location and the highway we were on just happened to pass through this state park. What a find! This town from the early 1800s was a hub of activity until the railroad chose to bypass it...More

1  Thank CMN14
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

This place is really worth checking out. It has all kind of history. The day we were there you could enter a least a half a dozen buildings. I enjoyed the courthouse and the hostel as well as the gun exhibit. We had a soda...More

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed July 10, 2017

If you enjoy history this will be a nice stop for you and it's only minutes from the interstate. Houses and businesses built in the 1800's that are in remarkable shape. Take the tours and eat at the old restaurant if you go. You wont...More

1  Thank Jack N
Reviewed April 25, 2017

We went here on a weekeday - almost no one else there, so we almost had it to ourselves. The staff were very friendly and helpful, in fact the only disadvantage was that not all exhibits were open. The highlights (as far as we were...More

3  Thank 1goofybird
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Talk about a hidden gem!! This state park is extensive, covering several city blocks. It is a living history museum, which means the docents are dressed in period wear, and each structure has been preserved in its original state (furnishings included) from pre and post-Civil...More

3  Thank VanEsq12
Reviewed April 13, 2017

In the many, many times I've visited Washington, Arkansas, I have never had a bad experience. One can wander about the area without being accosted by overbearing personnel or can sign up for a tour of the historic buildings. The Tavern is a fine place...More

2  Thank missinglynx1955
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Response from missinglynx1955 | Reviewed this property |
I make a point of going when the attractions aren't open so that I can have the place to myself. I like wandering around the town looking at the houses and yards. It's just a different experience from taking the tour.