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Star of the Republic Museum

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Address: P. O. Box 317, Washington, TX 77880
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+1 936-878-2461

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Very detailed info about life from 1836-1846 at this site and surrounding area

If you know nothing about Texas pioneer history in 1836, you will learn all you need to know at this one museum. If you have visited several Teas history museums, there is still... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you know nothing about Texas pioneer history in 1836, you will learn all you need to know at this one museum. If you have visited several Teas history museums, there is still more to learn. I have visited about 12 different pioneer museums in Texas, and I still learned about 6 new facts on my visit here. There is... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Very interesting museum. Lots of historical items. Easy to walk and look at your own pace. We enjoyed it.

Thank jvick2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Our family loves this museum! We go once a year to visit it. It never gets old! Great historical pieces with excellent write-ups. A great school field trip or family field trip. Highly recommended for old and young alike.

Thank Lisa B
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

This is a fun little two-level museum if you're a Texas history buff. It was arranged logically and sufficiently and covered all the relevant historical eras. The exhibits and displays were what you expect when you go to a museum. It really would be more exciting for people who already have an interest in pioneer history or Texas history. There's... More 

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atlanta, ga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Learn about the history of the republic of Texas. From the original Native American inhabitants to the fight for independence from Mexico. They also have a lot of information on what life was like in the 1800, such as carpentry equipment, medical instruments and such. It really is worth the time.

Thank mariadh
G-Patch, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This museum is perfect. Everything about it is wonderful. It's quiet and well laid out, and the kids found it interesting and fun, not stuffy and boring. We didn't have much time since we arrived late in the afternoon, so I know there are probably a lot of things we missed, but we did enjoy everything we saw. The staff... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

This is a very informative history of our Texas past with nice displays that are easy to read. I especially liked the timeline on the wall by the ramp that leads to more displays upstairs. It really puts the past in perspective. We did not watch the 20 minute move so will have to go back to do that.

Thank houstonnative47
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This museum is not large, but it is excellent. very fine artifacts from early settlers in Texas. excellent for children.

Thank Carol D
Washington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

If you are looking for a quiet place to learn the history of our Texas settlers, this the the best place ever. The displays are incredible and the folks who operate the museum are so nice. Come and enjoy the day. Talk a walk in the beautiful grounds.

Thank Dianne H
Pilot Point, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Take a step back in time when Texas was it's own free country. This place was amazing. Go during the Texas Birthday Celebration and there will be story tellers ans a huge Texas cake.

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