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It was very interesting and a great piece of history. The staff was friendly. We paid only $4 per... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Juanjose H
Houston, Texas
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awesome preservation

Great history stop. Great example of a site being preserved privately by the Catholic church... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
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Spanish fort built in 1749 and the site of a famous massacre.
217 Us-183, Goliad, TX 77963
+1 361-645-3752
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was very interesting and a great piece of history. The staff was friendly. We paid only $4 per adult and it is definitely worth it. The courtyard and the cathedral was beautiful.

Thank Juanjose H
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great history stop. Great example of a site being preserved privately by the Catholic church. Very educational

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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Has been my favorite of the missions since I was able to walk. Great location, chapel, walls and history. Do yourself a favor and stop by to learn about an important part of Texas history.

Thank lwapo
Reviewed July 16, 2018

This is a wonderfully restored and preserved historic site on Hwy 183, about a mile outside the city of Goliad. Enter the walled fort and watch the film featuring reenactment of the battle of Goliad. The Spanish Mission and fort has a wall completely surrounding...More

Thank Bonnie G
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

If you are on the mission trail be sure to experience them all. This was neat and so glad we took the kids. Doesn't take long but well worth the time. Walk around inside and outside. Wear a hat and good shoes.

Thank GranCate
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We were just driving around and discovered this historic mission. I'm so glad we decided to stop. Learned a lot about Texas history and the 9 flags flying at the mission.

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Reviewed June 20, 2018

I felt so humbled to be in the location where so many brave men were killed and was instructed on all the historical events that have taken place there and under the 9 flags that flew there.

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Just great history and culture. Very well preserved and knowledgeable staff. It was great to see what I have heard about all of life.

1  Thank Cody M
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We are spending the Memorial Day weekend here at Goliad State Park. We took advantage of the great historical buildings and Mission in the area. The Presidio is a must-see. The entrance fee is just $4 per person. It’s a step back into the 19th...More

2  Thank Karen G
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Very nice restoration of this mission. There was a lot of Texas military history and a good representation of the Texas Revolution. The church was also very well done. Well worth the time spent walking the grounds.

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April 3, 2017|
Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
No it isn't. There are some stairs and no handicap bathroom facilities. You can possibly get to the chapel in a wheel chair. But the state park down the road is accessible.