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Star of the Republic Museum

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Address: P. O. Box 317, Washington, TX 77880
Phone Number: 936-878-2461

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Great Fun for Texas history buffs

This is a fun little two-level museum if you're a Texas history buff. It was arranged logically and sufficiently and covered all the relevant historical eras. The exhibits and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2016
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This is a fun little two-level museum if you're a Texas history buff. It was arranged logically and sufficiently and covered all the relevant historical eras. The exhibits and displays were what you expect when you go to a museum. It really would be more exciting for people who already have an interest in pioneer history or Texas history. There's... More 

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atlanta, ga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Learn about the history of the republic of Texas. From the original Native American inhabitants to the fight for independence from Mexico. They also have a lot of information on what life was like in the 1800, such as carpentry equipment, medical instruments and such. It really is worth the time.

Thank mariadh
G-Patch, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

This museum is perfect. Everything about it is wonderful. It's quiet and well laid out, and the kids found it interesting and fun, not stuffy and boring. We didn't have much time since we arrived late in the afternoon, so I know there are probably a lot of things we missed, but we did enjoy everything we saw. The staff... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

This is a very informative history of our Texas past with nice displays that are easy to read. I especially liked the timeline on the wall by the ramp that leads to more displays upstairs. It really puts the past in perspective. We did not watch the 20 minute move so will have to go back to do that.

Thank houstonnative47
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This museum is not large, but it is excellent. very fine artifacts from early settlers in Texas. excellent for children.

Thank Carol D
Washington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

If you are looking for a quiet place to learn the history of our Texas settlers, this the the best place ever. The displays are incredible and the folks who operate the museum are so nice. Come and enjoy the day. Talk a walk in the beautiful grounds.

Thank Dianne H
Pilot Point, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Take a step back in time when Texas was it's own free country. This place was amazing. Go during the Texas Birthday Celebration and there will be story tellers ans a huge Texas cake.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Nice museum which traces the founding of the state of Texas. It has a thorough collection of artifacts and the way things were back in the 1830s and 1840s. Maybe a little pricey and sad that there was no educator discount. The movie was a bit boring unfortunately as well...

Thank Chad W
Cleveland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Lots of interesting artifacts and nice displays. The interactive room for children is wonderful. Lots to do. Children and adults will have fun.

Thank bglilley
Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This museum is a great look at Texas history the whole family will enjoy. They have a number of documents and artifacts that help chronicle the history of the Republic/state. The exhibits are well put together and laid out so kids will enjoy them and be interested in learning more. There is also a video about the history of the... More 

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