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Very interesting museum that gives you a "feel" for pioneer life and beyond. Don't miss the film at... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2018
Ann G
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Houston, Texas
Birth Place of Texas

A real jewel that is a must see to understand Texas Independence. The grounds of the Washington on... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
owensdg
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Bryan, Texas
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

Very interesting museum that gives you a "feel" for pioneer life and beyond. Don't miss the film at the beginning.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ann G
Reviewed December 5, 2018

A real jewel that is a must see to understand Texas Independence. The grounds of the Washington on the Brazos State Park are a perfect setting for the museum. Their video really sets the stage for a great visit to learn about the history of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice museum with even more to learn upstairs than downstairs. This important to know and plan for if you arrive late in the day. We were locked in the museum when it closed. Officials warned us about closing 30 minutes before closing,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mariah S
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Museum History In 1965, when Gus Mutscher was a State Representative from Washington County, he introduced a bill appropriating $800,000 for construction of a “Worthy Museum, at the Birthplace of Texas that would be a Star upon a Star.” In 1969, Speaker of the House...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Star of the Republic Museum is outstanding - the exhibits are very well done, interesting and easy to follow the timeline. The children loved the Pioneer Playroom - dressed in period clothing, milked a cow, gathered eggs, built a log cabin, rode in a wagon...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

One of the best kept secret.Learn about how Texas became a Republic (30 min.film) and what it looked like. Also visit live farm and stand where Texas became Texas.all for $10 a person.Worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Juanita F
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Next door to Washington on the Brazos. Very cool place you must visit. Several cool facts & items of historical significance

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ambersC9126OH
Reviewed August 9, 2017

We absolutely loved this museum, off the beaten path on our Texas Roadtrip. Great information and the exhibits! Very informative and fun for the kids - the Pioneer Playroom was a huge hit!

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank melanieb134
Reviewed July 13, 2017

So awesome and well displayed piece of Texas history. After a hike around in the same footsteps of the men that signed the independence of Texas....the Republic of Texas....the museum is a must see. It is two stories of history. Lots of information and artifacts.

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Sherri O
Reviewed June 10, 2017

What a wonderful place! Full of Texas history and artifacts, enjoyable to stroll the beautiful grounds and enjoy the wide variety of plant life and see where the Republic of Texas Declaration of Independence was signed. The museum has a very interesting way of presenting...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Quill D
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