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Gonzales Memorial Museum, Gonzales

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The Gonzales Memorial Museum is one of the nine memorial museums built to celebrate the 1936-1937 Centennial of Texas Independence, and it is the only one in operation funded locally.
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  • A beautiful little museum with interesting artifacts. The front pool was a bit neglected, however. Gonzales was so important to Texas Independence.  more »
  • This place is small but amazing and how much cooler can it get with the REAL cannon from the war? We had a small toddler so it was a bit difficult handling her around the glass so I would love to go b...  more »
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  • Cool little museum and monument. A nice walk as part of several buildings and statues in Gonzales. The sure if the Come and Take it Canon. Rangers on site.
  • Lovely little museum, free to enter, with some interesting artefacts and photos of Gonzales and the surrounding area. And yes, the actual "come and take it" cannon is here; it's much smaller than you probably think it is. And I have to say I've never understood it being a point of pride to have kept an item loaned to you and then to act like bullies about it, but then there's quite a lot about Texas history that I don't understand. The rights and wrongs of the cannon aside, this is a fun place to visit and you'll learn something new, almost for sure.

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