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Address: 228 S Laredo St, San Antonio, TX 78207-4544
Phone Number: +1 210-226-4801
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Come explore the 1830s-1850s renovated adobe homestead and history of Texas...

Come explore the 1830s-1850s renovated adobe homestead and history of Texas hero, José Antonio Navarro. Interact with multi-sensory exhibits and browse through our visitor center and museum store. Schedule your tour group or special event and take a moment to relax in our urban garden oasis.

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This attraction was undergoing renovations, and a full tour was not available. But staff still took time to tell us about the history of the family and showed us a bit of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2016
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

This attraction was undergoing renovations, and a full tour was not available. But staff still took time to tell us about the history of the family and showed us a bit of the museum. No charge... but they did encourage us to come back when it would be fully open so that we could see all of it. The bit... More 

Thank IverJohnson
Kitchener, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

I love home museums...sites that show the history of a family set in the context of the greater historical perspective. And this site did a wonderful job of that. I am not sure why it is not higher on the list! Definitely should be visited. Attendants were also very engaging and obviously love working there.

Thank Christy G
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This place is deceivingly interesting and is hidden treasure that offers insight to the rich cultural heritage of San Antonio. The museum attendant was very helpful and you get a free water upon completion of a survey. The museum is only $4 bucks, has interactive exhibits and videos all throughout. I actually learned a lot that I didn't know about... More 

2 Thank PrimeExcursionist
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed learning about Jose Antonio Navarro. My children learn about him in school so it was really exciting to actually be in his house and learn more about this great Texas Hero!!!

Thank brendav74
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Jose Navarro played a MAJOR role in the independence of Texas but his role is too often over looked. Here you learn about what he did to help shape Texas. We could use more people like him today! I highly recommend a visit to this little gem.

Thank Sandra C
Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I have been meaning to visit Casa Navarro for decades. I'm so glad I finally made the trip from Austin to San Antonio to visit this historical gem. If you are a Texas history aficionado you will truly appreciate the Navarro homestead as one of the oldest surviving buildings of old San Antonio. The docent, Nano was very helpful; When... More 

Thank Bernadette T
Utica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This important bit of Texas history was mercifully saved when an unfortunate urban renewal project in the 1960s destroyed the surrounding 'Laredito' neighbourhood, depriving this site of an appropriate physical context. Even in its isolation in the midst of vast parking lots and next to a prison it is well worth visiting. Jose Antonio Navarro, one of the signers of... More 

1 Thank Rand C
Dallas, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

On this trip to San Antonio, I sought out the lesser known and visited sites for Texas history. Casa Navarro is a Texas Historical Site and contains 3 buildings dating back to the 1830's to the 1850's, including the Jose Antonio Navarro family home and a building which served as a mercantile building and his office. The site was saved... More 

Thank texasrepublichistory
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I came to Casa Navarro before I went to the Greyhound to board my bus back to Dallas. The docent allowed me to leave my luggage in front..A very kind gesture. He suggested I look at the short film in the gift shop to indroduce us to Navarro. I am glad I did..We did NOT learn about him in Texas... More 

Thank Marta E
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This site is located in a parking lot and right next to the prison. We tried to visit it but it was closed. From outside it didn't look great. It's close to the Market Sq.

2 Thank HelenaGuerra

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