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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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Texas History Book in a Building

The museum is a very educational and interesting place to learn all about the birth of Texas and its past. Do not miss the upstairs part.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is a very educational and interesting place to learn all about the birth of Texas and its past. Do not miss the upstairs part.

Thank jdwii
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best things this museum has is an interactive play room for kids. It's very hands on for the littles. From dressing up in old clothes to milking a cow.

Thank Kerri O
Austin, Texas
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We loved this museum! First of all, it's actually shaped like a star! Great exhibits! Small interactive room for kids, but the adults were enjoying it just as much! Very informative and interesting! If you love Texas history this is the perfect place!

Thank Jennifer D
Houston, Texas
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A great museum showcasing Texas history. Fabulous exhibits and great staff. It's a bit off the beaten path but well worth it. Allow several hours just to see...the adjacent park will take a bit more time on top of that Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Terry W
New Braunfels, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Once again we attended the Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence celebration at Washington on the Brazos State Park, and once again, they did a remarkable job in site of a rainy weekend. Although this lessened the crowd for the event, it was a great time to be a Texan! The Parks and Wildlife Department do a fantastic job... More 

Thank Caribbeanlover2263
Austin, Texas
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774 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 429 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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 

Thank capitollover
Beaumont, Texas
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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 

Thank NelsonClick
atlanta, ga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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

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