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Presidio La Bahia

217 Us-183, Goliad, TX 77963
+1 361-645-3752
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Christmas weekend

This was such a beautiful piece of history. Me and my small family decided to spend the Christmas... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrea S
Houston, Texas, United States
via mobile
Excellent Texas history - a must in Goliad!

Very well done displays about the history of the area and the birth of the Republic of Texas. Walk... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Dallas, Texas
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Spanish fort built in 1749 and the site of a famous massacre.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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217 Us-183, Goliad, TX 77963
+1 361-645-3752
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a beautiful piece of history. Me and my small family decided to spend the Christmas weekend camping at Goliad State Park and wanted to enjoy a little bit of history Christmas weekend with our family.

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Very well done displays about the history of the area and the birth of the Republic of Texas. Walk through the historic presidio and imagine the events that happened here - the Goliad Massacre of Fannin and his men. Learn about the battle cry "Remember...More

Thank Texasgirl0915
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

It doesn't have the biggest amout of exhibits but it is well worth the admission fee of $4. The church is awesome. You are able to get onto the towers and inside the barracks area.

1  Thank Rick C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This a great place for those who read about Texas History and it good start before going to the other Historic sites near by. Does not seem like much from looking at the road but if you are Texan this is a must and more...More

2  Thank Edward Z
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little museum and historical site. $4.00 admission and it was worth the fee. If you're a Texan this place is a must.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with family, the lady on duty was friendly helpful and informative. Downside there was no AC which makes it hard to stay inside. Not much to see (but is inexpensive to enter the place neither), overall everything is well kept, the chapel was well...More

Thank Theemergency C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The museum was quite interesting however the day we were there the AC was not working. Therefore, it was a quick run through the exhibits. The chapel was very quaint and loved the fresco in front.

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We drove down from Victoria (about 40 minutes). Was worth every minute of the drive. Restored on original Presidio that was built around 1700!!! The Church is the original structure - much of the rest has been rebuilt. Fun to see and a wonderful expeience....More

Thank hanklucas
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Goliad to stretch our legs and see some Texas history on our way down to the coast. My husband and I both enjoyed the Presidio thoroughly. It's so full of history and the area around it is quiet. The staff are friendly...More

Thank HMPoe2013
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is full of many exhibits and is well worth the time if you have any interest in Texas history. You can see it on the right side (east side) of the road when coming into Goliad from the south. Don't forget to visit the...More

Thank Stephen K
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3 April 2017|
Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
No it isn't. There are some stairs and no handicap bathroom facilities. You can possibly get to the chapel in a wheel chair. But the state park down the road is accessible.