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Gonzales Memorial Museum

414 Smith St, Gonzales, TX 78629-4162
+1 830-672-6350
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Nice museum with all kinds of artifacts.

This Museum gives you the history of the Texas Revolution and has the original Cannon which fired... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Nice Visit

This was a welcomed stop and visit on our trip to Palmetto State Park - very interesting info on... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Floresville, TX
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414 Smith St, Gonzales, TX 78629-4162
+1 830-672-6350

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Museum gives you the history of the Texas Revolution and has the original Cannon which fired the first shot of the Texas Revolution. And the other side has all kinds of interesting artifacts from all different eras.

Thank jackkarouck
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This was a welcomed stop and visit on our trip to Palmetto State Park - very interesting info on Texas Independence history - and it was free!!! Highly recommended!

Thank travels4us
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Visit the museum if you are in the area. It's free and it contains a lot of interesting artifacts from the Texas Revolution, settlers of Gonzales, WWI, and WWII. The "Come and Take It!" cannon is also located at the museum. If you are interested...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is a small, but packed Museum. It is free, donations encouraged. One side is a display of artifacts, curated and labeled nicely. Early Texas history, with pieces from the settling of Gonzales to the present focused on and around Gonzales. The other side is...More

Thank BKanten
Reviewed 3 August 2017

For a free museum, it is packed pull of interesting things. Most of all, the "come and take it" cannon. It also has a lot of local history and the building itself is beautiful. My guess is it was build for the centennial in 1936...More

Thank Johnny M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This museum is amazing!! Just to look at the architecture of the building alone is fascinating! The reflection pool in front of the museum is beautiful!! What is amazing to see is the actual "Come and Take It" canon!! It is a special honor for...More

Thank _meg_mcgarvey
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Home of the Come and Take it Cannon. A small Museum that is free to the public that Chronicles the events that happened during the Texas Independence years in Gonzales Texas. Extremely friendly staff that took the time to talk with both myself and the...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We went looking for this place described in all the tourist books. The building is a little out of the way from the normal roadways in town, right among the houses in the neighborhood. The building was built in 1936 to commemorate the start of...More

Thank TXtravelinMike
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Wow! The actual cannon! Surprised how small it was compared to the wagon that held it! Great informative guy at museum who knew all things Gonzales and was very friendly, Came home with COME AND TAKE IT stuff. Texas history buffs should all come here!

Thank _hillm175
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This museum offers a look into Texas history. It houses the canon used in the Texas Revolution. History buffs would enjoy a visit to this museum. You can't miss it with the reflection pool in front.

Thank Rachel M
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