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“Did you say French?” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of French Legation Museum

French Legation Museum
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US$ 24.99*
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Small-Group Tour of Austin and Texas Hill Country
Ranked #97 of 308 things to do in Austin
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Owner description: The oldest existing home in Austin that was the oldest foreign legation in the U.S. built outside of Washington D.C.
Austin
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131 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Did you say French?”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2011

I believe this little house is the oldest extant building in Austin and it is a beautiful example of mid 19th century architecture. Often overlooked by locals and seldom seen by visitors it is worthy of your time and only about two minutes from downtown.

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English first
Austin, TX
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7 reviews
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“A nice stop on a historical tour of Austin”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2009

Although this attraction is small, it is beautifully situated just East of Downtown. The folks who work here can provide a wealth of information into the history of the home. This spot is an interesting reminder that Texas was once its own country. Suggested for people with an interest in history.

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