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Museum History In 1965, when Gus Mutscher was a State Representative from Washington County, he... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Juanjose H
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Houston, Texas
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Hidden Gem

Star of the Republic Museum is outstanding - the exhibits are very well done, interesting and easy... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
JERRY M
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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Museum History In 1965, when Gus Mutscher was a State Representative from Washington County, he introduced a bill appropriating $800,000 for construction of a “Worthy Museum, at the Birthplace of Texas that would be a Star upon a Star.” In 1969, Speaker of the House...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Star of the Republic Museum is outstanding - the exhibits are very well done, interesting and easy to follow the timeline. The children loved the Pioneer Playroom - dressed in period clothing, milked a cow, gathered eggs, built a log cabin, rode in a wagon...More

1  Thank JERRY M
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

One of the best kept secret.Learn about how Texas became a Republic (30 min.film) and what it looked like. Also visit live farm and stand where Texas became Texas.all for $10 a person.Worth a visit.

1  Thank Juanita F
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Next door to Washington on the Brazos. Very cool place you must visit. Several cool facts & items of historical significance

1  Thank Amber S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We absolutely loved this museum, off the beaten path on our Texas Roadtrip. Great information and the exhibits! Very informative and fun for the kids - the Pioneer Playroom was a huge hit!

3  Thank melanieb134
Reviewed 14 July 2017

So awesome and well displayed piece of Texas history. After a hike around in the same footsteps of the men that signed the independence of Texas....the Republic of Texas....the museum is a must see. It is two stories of history. Lots of information and artifacts.

3  Thank Sherri O
Reviewed 10 June 2017

What a wonderful place! Full of Texas history and artifacts, enjoyable to stroll the beautiful grounds and enjoy the wide variety of plant life and see where the Republic of Texas Declaration of Independence was signed. The museum has a very interesting way of presenting...More

2  Thank Quill D
Reviewed 17 May 2017

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.

2  Thank jdwii
Reviewed 7 May 2017 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.

3  Thank Kerri O
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!

2  Thank Jennifer D
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