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Washington-on-the-Brazos

24300 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880
+1 936-878-2214
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Amazing history!

I thought I was pretty versed in American history but we all learned a lot here. Lots of detail... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Amber S
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
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A lovely day to be had

We had a lovely day at this beautiful site redolent of Texas history. There are three main... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
AllanJGJ
,
Wellington, New Zealand
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Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is the lush, 293 acre park where the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed in 1836, creating a new nation. Independence Hall, a re-creation of the drafty building where the 59 delegates met to...more
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 20:00
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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24300 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX 77880
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+1 936-878-2214
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I thought I was pretty versed in American history but we all learned a lot here. Lots of detail here, at the visitors center as well as the plantation house.

Thank Amber S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We had a lovely day at this beautiful site redolent of Texas history. There are three main activities once you've had a look at the explanatory boards in the visitor centre: a short tour to include the site of the original town, the museum and...More

Thank AllanJGJ
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This small state park tells an important part of Texas history. Explains much of the Texan spirit. It’s a nice drive to get there and lovely areas to walk.

Thank JTSeattle
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Been here quite a few times. Independence hall is just enough for everyone. If you want more the museum next door has more. Barrington farm is wonderful, peaceful and v informative. Kids always enjoy. Now are 11 and 13 and they still enjoy. Helpful informative...More

Thank Iain P
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is a popular stopping place on the "wildflower drive" routes in the Spring, when the entire area around Brenham is awash with bluebonnets, Indian paintbrush, phlox, daisies, and many other flowers. You can see the building where the Texas declaration of independence was signed....More

Thank Robert J
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Visit right now and see many of the Local Wildflowers blooming, Visit the Museum and the Visitors Center and Gift Shop has many gifts and books

Thank genoacowboy
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

...oops, wrong nursery rhyme. But nine little piggies were busy snuggling close to mama in the pig pen. They were two weeks old. Turkies gobbled. Hens clucked. Roosters did their thing while cattle grazed. Texas "Independence Hall" recreation set the tone. Dr. Jones' farmhouse, smokehouse,...More

Thank dianel103
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Spent all day Friday and most of Saturday! Being there on Texas Independence Day weekend was such a treat, a lot of extra reenactments and tents set up to show how it was back in 1836.

Thank Livnanny
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We love seeing all the state parks. This state park is the location of the signing of the Declaration of Indeoence of Texas. There is no entrance fee but other exhibits cost. The main entrance has a ton of Texas history to explore as well...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

This is a place that every Texan should visit. When the weather is permitting, take a walk around the grounds, take pictures, and visit the museum.

Thank BobShelton
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Rhonda M
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Response from Arun S | Reviewed this property |
Yep thats right... 23400 Park Road, Washington, TX 77880. we took the hwy 1155from chappell hill to washington. This way is very good and you can see lot of wildflower fields. (like blue bonnets) Also there is a lavendar... More
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23400 Park Road Washington TX
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