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Texas State Cemetery

909 Navasota St, Austin, TX 78702-3322
+1 512-463-0605
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Some of Texas' most prominent historical figures are buried in this cemetery.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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909 Navasota St, Austin, TX 78702-3322
East Austin
+1 512-463-0605
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

We came here to see the area and to pay tribute to Chris Kyle, this is a beautiful and well kept place, Texans should feel honored.

Thank enjoyingretirement65
Reviewed 18 May 2016

What a beautiful place of rest for our brave Men and Women who fought for our people of Texas, whether it was on the battlefield or through their service in the government. Chris Kyles monument was not up when I was there but saw the...More

Thank terrim144
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The Texas State Cemetery is "our" Arlington. This is where heroes, legends, and giants rest. Go for an hour or all day, it's worth the effort Texas history buffs will find the memorials of everyone from Stephen F Austin to Bigfoot Wallace. There are too...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 22 April 2016

The town tour that we went on took us in a van thru here. It was informative. I did not know that Chris Kyle was buried here (American Sniper) or that they had a 911 memorial here as well. there are a lot of soldiers...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Well worth seeing. The best part is you do not even have to get out of your car. And after you've done it, try going up to West Austin and seeing the incredible homes at the very top of the hill in West Austin. You...More

Reviewed 5 April 2016

A cemetery is a cemetery. Some of them are interesting with strange stones to see marking the places where the dead folks now abide. The Texas State is full of fallen heroes and politicians so that is the interesting part. If you know anything about...More

Thank Stiglitz11
Reviewed 29 March 2016

If you are a history connoisseur then the Texas State Cemetery is the place to visit. It is conveniently located near Downtown Austin. You will be amazed at the numerous grave sites of such historical figures such as Joanna Troutman - The Betsy Ross of...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 16 March 2016

JMJ A beautiful park like cemetery! So much history! Also they offer a self guided walking and an audio tour. Thirteen governors of Texas are also buried here and numerous leading people of Texas. In 1851 this cemetery was necessary to bury Gen. E Burleson...More

Thank mother15
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Solid Cemetery. Lots of gravestones to check out. Nice place to take a walk and consider life. Well maintained.

Thank dtb84
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We traveled through these grounds on a tourist bus, and it is a very peaceful area. There is a section of part of the mangled girders from the Ground Zero site from 9/11- two pieces to represent the twin towers. The most significant area is...More

Thank Meg107
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking is available inside the cemetery but it gets crowded sometimes. Best to Park outside and walk in. Get to see more that way. Well worth the walk.