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This is a great tour. The house & grounds are beautiful. Our tour guide was amazing! Both... read more

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Beautiful Historic Home: Oldest House in the Oldest Town in Texas

The Sterne-Hoya House in Nacogdoches was built circa 1830, and is the oldest house in Nacogdoches... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Built circa 1830 by Adolphus Stern, a prominent leader in the fight for Texas Independence. Free Admission. Hours: Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
211 S Lanana St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-5148
+1 936-564-7351
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All reviews sam houston dog trot the free guided tour republic of texas nice tour rich history worth a visit docent steiner library donation appreciation earliest homes treasure
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great tour. The house & grounds are beautiful. Our tour guide was amazing! Both interesting and informative.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank barrydj2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sterne-Hoya House in Nacogdoches was built circa 1830, and is the oldest house in Nacogdoches and one of the oldest houses in Texas. Like many of the earliest homes of the pioneers in this part of Texas, the Sterne-Hoya House was designed as a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jay A
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Friendly guide who was knowledgeable about museum and kept our attention through story telling. Recommended visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

The people who conduct this tour are very friendly & accommodating. It's a very interesting look into the early days of Nacogdoches history & its first families. They make history come alive!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank annetted343
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Great place to see,my Mom worked there year's ago, got to see all the goings-on. Educational for all.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Becky A
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

The House is Amazing and the tour guide gave us great information while keeping our kids 6 and 7 year old engaged. They have done a great job.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I love to visit the Sterne Hoya house. The history of this place is so great. It's better if you read about it before you visit. I like the underground room. I take my grandsons to see all of the historical places in Nacogdoches. I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

This beautiful house is historically relevant in the Republic of Texas. Sam Houston visited here and this house witnessed many Nacogdoches events. The docent/librarian is friendly and informative. There is also a library inside for research including genealogical research.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jim S
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday, it was not busy. You can tour the house on your own and ask questions as you need to or do a house tour by the docent. We opted for the house tour and are glad we did. Justin who gave...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank pasherry
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We were able to take the guided tour through the house, our guide was very knowledgeable and very personable. I would consider this a must see when visiting Nacogdoches.

Date of experience: February 2018
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