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New Braunfels Conservation Society

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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Great Walk through time.

We really enjoyed it and our guide was fabulous! I was concerned about the tour with our 2 yr old... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
Melanie E
Awesome History of the area

George gave us a 2 hour tour of the Historic Buildings when we arrived and the visitor centre was... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2017
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Jul 20, 2017
“Great Walk through time.”
Mar 23, 2017
“Awesome History of the area”
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Progress has its cost. Like most places, many historic buildings and sites are destroyed to make way for new uses and purposes. But some places beg to be saved and that's how the New Braunfels Conservation Plaza & the New Braunfels Conservation...more
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1300 Churchill Dr, New Braunfels, TX 78130-3205
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

We really enjoyed it and our guide was fabulous! I was concerned about the tour with our 2 yr old but she involved him by making him the keeper of the keys and he helped unlock each of the buildings which kept him interested in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Melanie E
Martha R, Manager at New Braunfels Conservation Society, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed March 23, 2017

George gave us a 2 hour tour of the Historic Buildings when we arrived and the visitor centre was closed. He is a volunteer who works on the homes and has a wealth of knowledge of all the buildings. We saw homes, the pool hall,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Martha R, Manager at New Braunfels Conservation Society, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. We appreciate your taking the time to visit. Yes George is an awesome docent. I am glad he was here to share his knowledge of Conservation Plaza with you. Come again! Martha

Reviewed May 25, 2016

I stopped by and saw that there was a tour going on so I didn't want to jump in or interrupt the tour. I did see the buildings from where I parked and they were charming. It is done in a professional manner that looped...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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unclegrumps, Guest Relations Manager at New Braunfels Conservation Society, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Thank you for your kind review. Please stop by anytime, even if you see a tour in progress, you can usually join in. We have alot of cool history to discover!

Reviewed April 24, 2016

The experience offered a walk back in time. We were able to enter some of the early homes and how they were constructed. We saw how people traded and ran their shops. Our guide was wonderful and accommodated us very well. Each structure is different...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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unclegrumps, Public Relations Manager at New Braunfels Conservation Society, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2016

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Hours are generally 10-12 and 1-3 but times can be changed due to special events or weather. Calling ahead is always a good idea. 830-629-2943

Reviewed February 15, 2016

The only reason I did not give 5 starts is because the gate was closed and we could not go in. We stopped by Sunday morning around 9:00. We realized it would not be ope for tours, but figured we could walk around the grounds....More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed December 31, 2015

This is a beautiful site of refurbished buildings and furnishings. It is a great place for weddings, family reunions, gatherings of 100 or so people. Walk through History and Enjoy a delicious sandwich and dessert...catering is available.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Patrice C
Reviewed October 23, 2015

The old rock school house is in its original location right across the street from the village. Most people miss it and it is one of the neatest buildings. It is SO cool. Loaded with antique school furniture and fixtures, maps and original books and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed August 3, 2015

Beautiful flowers everywhere made for a gorgeous outside wedding venue. It was a comfortable day in April.and the awesome sunset at ceremony time was stunning. Our DJ and MC made sure the wedding reception was perfect. Big Tyme Entertainment

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed July 20, 2015

Much history would have been lost without the Conservation Plaza that created a place that otherwise demolished structures could be relocated to. They have created a great period village circa 1850-1880, fully furnished, renovated, with the correct context of each building and artifact without being...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed July 9, 2015

Committed to conserving history in New Braunfels-we recently attended a reenactment of the Civil War Period. Fun and informative.

Date of experience: March 2015
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