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Toubin Park

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Surprising history lesson

We thought this would be a quick stop to see the cistern but wound up finding out so much more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
houstonnative47
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Missouri City, Texas
A Hidden Historical Site, but worth the visit

A recently unearthed Cistern for the City of Brenham. Many Historical Plaques and you can... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2019
genoacowboy
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Houston, Texas
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208 S Park St, Brenham, TX 77833-3646
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought this would be a quick stop to see the cistern but wound up finding out so much more about Brenham. We enjoyed reading the storyboards around this small park in downtown. Brenham is apparently full of history that we didn't know. For instance...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

A recently unearthed Cistern for the City of Brenham. Many Historical Plaques and you can actually see the Cistern in the ground viewed from above ground and the Water collected by the city pouring out of the system with city water. A great historical discovery...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank genoacowboy
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Historical park in downtown Brenham featuring underground cisterns. Also pictorial reviews of the burning of Brenham and why the underground cisterns were implemented.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank VirginiaS2315
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Toubin Park is a tiny pocket park in downtown Brenham that has an old water cistern with several signs to read about the history of water cisterns. Interesting place and does not take much time to go there.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed April 3, 2018

While visiting an underground water cistern might not be your idea of a good time if you're in Brenham it's worth checking this out, just as an example of civic pride. Clean and tidy with lot's of explanatory boards; nice to see the locals so...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Toubin Park shows the history of tthe cisterns in Brenham. Real interesting to see in person. Very very small but very nice - kept up and maintained well.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank banana3tx
Reviewed October 24, 2017

This little park, sandwiched between two buildings, provides a historical overview of Brenham's cistern system. It's well done, but I doubt it would be of interest to young children.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

A small park chock full of history. Brenham had fresh water system fueled by a network of cisterns. One of the first in the West. The city has loads of history, pre and post Civil War, a record of gunfights, the Great Brenham Fire, etc....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank albebuc
Reviewed September 26, 2017

On our way to Austin we took a break in Brenham to stretch our legs and discovered this small interesting park tucked away in a side street full of the towns history. If you ever passing through The Town of Brenham and have time this...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Michael B
Reviewed August 27, 2017

This is an incredible park tucked away in downtown Brenham. It's centered around the cistern in the park. Brenham innovated when it came to public, clean water with their system of cisterns. The park has a number of history displays that discuss cistern history along...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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