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Fulton Mansion State Historic Site

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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First and foremost you have to respect the one and only home that has made it thru some of the most... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Rockport, Texas
Historically accurate and significant

This tour was educational and enlightening. It provides a good glimpse into the turn of the century... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Rockport, United States
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Rising above the Aransas Bay and surrounded by stately live oaks, the Fulton Mansion is located in the resort area of Rockport-Fulton. The house must have appeared incredible in 1877 with its mansard roof and ornate trim. Interior gas lighting...more
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317 N. Fulton Beach Rd., Rockport, TX 78382
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All reviews self guided tour step back in time turn of the century visitor center very interesting tour forward thinking great docents buy the tickets cell phone gift shop answer questions small museum basement restoration restored history era
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

First and foremost you have to respect the one and only home that has made it thru some of the most destructive hurricanes on record. Probably a great place to retreat to when the zombie's show up. for those who like history, the modification that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This tour was educational and enlightening. It provides a good glimpse into the turn of the century and prior living along the coast. The tour is short and there are some that are self-guided but everything is self explanatory.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 649josefr
Reviewed 24 August 2018

What a cool house. Amazed at some of the conveniences they had in this mansion. Apparently the house survived the hurricane without major damages ,

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

What an interesting tour. Really enjoyed seeing a turn of the century mansion. The way they heated and cooled it was extremely interesting. The history was riveting. Love this beautiful old place

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank elainebennettd
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Harvey did damage to lots of places in Rockport, and they all have new roofs, and new windows and are open for business. The poor Fulton House is still waiting, nothing has been done. The State hasn't even started to repair the roof, or the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank cairnhowff
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This is a Great historic site that many people visit, it is a must see for our area! Capt. Scott McCune "The Saltwater Cowboy"

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank scottY6234RT
Reviewed 8 April 2018

A must see if you are in the Rockport area. My visit was on 4-7-2018 and the mansion is still undergoing repairs from Hurricane Harvey. You can still tour the mansion and information center for free. The architecture, garden and view of the Gulf of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank BobH1962
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Was open they have the furniture covered. Had the carpet pulled off was neat to see either way. Will be neat to see finished

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank txpackerfan10
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Although it was closed to us, the gift shop, visitor center was open and they have a nice presentation of the Fultons. We were not disappointed in visiting that. Hopefully they can be up and running again in the near future, as the home looked...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jeannene A
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The mansion is well preserved and has a very interesting past. They show the special way it was buit to be able to withstand hurricanes and it did very well during hurricane Harvey. Really enjoyed the self paced audio tour using your smart phone. Especially...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank cuss0558
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21 May 2018|
Response from scottY6234RT | Reviewed this property |
thc.texas.gov/historic-sites/fulton-mansion/visitor-information NOTE: The Fulton Mansion itself is currently closed for repairs due to Hurricane Harvey, but starting Friday, October 27, visitors can enjoy the interactive... More
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15 February 2017|
Response from teelee68 | Reviewed this property |
Sadly, no elevator. But it would be worth it to see the first floor!