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Monument Hill & Kreische Brewery State Historic Site

414 State Loop 92, La Grange, TX 78945-5733
+1 979-968-5658
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Great TX history, beautiful spot to enjoy

Admission is free, but they do ask for a donation. Monument Hill is a great tribute to the fallen... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
txerica
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Trophy Club, Texas
Lots of History-Beautiful Scenery-Knowledgeable Staff

This site, operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife, has two historic sites-Monument Hill where the men... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joan W
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Green Valley, Arizona
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414 State Loop 92, La Grange, TX 78945-5733
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Admission is free, but they do ask for a donation. Monument Hill is a great tribute to the fallen Texans who lost their lives in two battles with Mexico. The view from the path of the town of La Grange is amazing. The walk to...More

Thank txerica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This site, operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife, has two historic sites-Monument Hill where the men from the Dawson and Mier Expeditions are buried and Kreische Brewery, one of the first commercial breweries built in Texas in the 1860s. Admission to the site is free....More

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hiked 80% of the trails and noted the grounds are well maintained. A short walk to the scenic overlook is a must. The office has several artifacts from the brewery and historical displays to view and read. The park allows dogs on a leash...More

Thank world t
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This Texas state park is a jewel. It sits on a hill overlooking the Colorado River and valley and the city of La Grange. Visitors walk along the marked path and take in the stunning view while learning much about Texas history. The park rangers...More

Thank Kathy398
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The grounds were well maintained. The plaques in the monument area were very educational on a segment of Texas history. The Kreische house was very interesting from the outside. Would have liked to see the interior but tours were not available on that weekday.

Thank OldArmySoldier
Reviewed 17 April 2017

If you can go in the afternoon the tours are your best bet. Very informative and worth the stop. It would be a beautiful place for a picnic. It's free And It's dog friendly!

1  Thank Diane J
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The park is the perfect size for a 2-hour visit. We took the 2pm Saturday tour to see the brewery and John Rice led us down and into the room where they stored the beer... Delightfully cool inside! Be sure to ask to see the...More

Thank jane92123
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! What an awesome and beautiful place to visit. So much history here at the monument and the brewery. Awesome views over the brewery, the Colorado River and the city of La Grange.

Thank Mikethedaytripper
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Nice park and helpful staff. The monument is very pretty and the brewery is pretty neat, although I wish you could get closer. An interesting way to spend an hour or two and the grounds are very peaceful.

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Friendly staff at the museum offering advice and insight. Enjoyed reading the historical plaques and reading the names of those who died for their cause, often unjustly. Great view over the Colorado River valley below and a good walking trail system.

Thank Craig B
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Katie H
I want to bring my phone on the trek as it's the best camera I have (plus it can take slo-mo video). Is it possible for me to bring it in my pocket, or do I need a dedicated lanyard?
15 September 2015|
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Response from AnnaD049 | Reviewed this property |
I carried mine in my pocket.
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