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Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig Museum

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Informational and quiet

This small Museum was quiet but informational. With no prior knowledge of Susanna Hannig, I... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
ktjo7000
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Informative small museum, free admission

I was happy to walk and read thru the Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig museum in Austin. Staff... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
457LisaC
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Houston
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

This small Museum was quiet but informational. With no prior knowledge of Susanna Hannig, I followed her interesting story of being a survivor of the Alamo, and her consequential relationships. I recommend stopping by if in Austin.

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I was happy to walk and read thru the Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig museum in Austin. Staff was available, and not overly assisting. Fun photo op inside, for the ladies.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

It's interesting that it's here, and Hannig had a colorful life quite apart from surviving the Alamo (she made good in the end, which is always nice) - but really this is just a quick stop. You can do this and O'Henry next door in...More

1  Thank scott r
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Well preserved historic house from the 1860s showcasing the life of a remarkable frontierswoman known as the "Messenger of the Alamo". Gives the visitor an insight into that period of history. We had our caricatures done by Lisa. The museum has free admission and is...More

Thank Ntrekker
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This was the home of Susannah Dickinson - who survived the Alamo - before this visit I thought that there were no survivors of this event but evidently the women, children and at least one slave were not killed by the Mexicans

1  Thank AlanP00le
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This is a charming and well presented museum it is only open Wednesday to Sunday. The front door maybe a bit stiff giving the impression of being closed. But persevere it is well worth the visit. The staff are knowledgeable and really helpful.

2  Thank John R
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This quaint little museum gives a feel for how a family would have lived in Austin in the late 1800s. It also tells the history of the people that built and lived in the home. Susanna Dickinson survived a lot in her life from her...More

Thank Sharon Z
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for the O. Henry House and walked into the this one. What a delight. The docent was extremely knowledgable and fun to talk with. Yes, the house is quite small but it is worth the time to drop in.

2  Thank grrprr
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

My son wanted to ride the Metro Rail and it's last stop headed south is right at these museums! The staff was super helpful and attentive. The exhibits were interesting. Small and stress free. We learned a lot!

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 9 June 2015

This is the original home of Susanna Dickinson one of the few survivors of the Alamo...Interesting photos, memorabilia and an ancestors quilt...Curators gave interesting facts about the family and Susanna....

1  Thank WinstonA03
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