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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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Wonderful, educational stop

We stopped for a visit as my oldest (8) is reading books about the early settlers of New... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2019
BC10183
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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
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Jun 12, 2019
“Wonderful, educational stop”
Jul 20, 2017
“Great Walk through time.”
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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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+1 830-629-2943
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We stopped for a visit as my oldest (8) is reading books about the early settlers of New Braunsfels. It was absolutely perfect for him! I also had my other children (5 and 1) with me and the tour guide was perfect! She kept them attentative and kept the tour moving so they
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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 moving through the tour. Great place to see the
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Response from Martha R, Manager at New Braunfels Conservation Society
Responded Jul 22, 2017
Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to your return visit.
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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, music studio, cabinet shop and schoolhouse. The
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Response from Martha R, Manager at New Braunfels Conservation Society
Responded Mar 27, 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
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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 around. Nicely kept grounds and maintained. Educational &
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Response from unclegrumps, Guest Relations Manager at New Braunfels Conservation Society
Responded May 25, 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!
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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 and gives one a perspective
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Response from unclegrumps, Public Relations Manager at New Braunfels Conservation Society
Responded May 28, 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
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