San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site, San Felipe

4.3
#160 of 296 in Historic Sites in Texas
San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site is located in San Felipe. Plan to visit San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended San Felipe attractions using our San Felipe trip itinerary planning website .
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San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site Reviews
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4.7
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  • We haven’t been to San Felipe de Texas in a long time. What a precious piece of Texas history it is. The new museum is a tribute to Texas history and to modern technology. It is so well done and so ea...  more »
  • The museum is fairly new and across from the historic sight. The historic sight is mainly a small collection of buildings with identifying plaques, but it’s worth the time to stop.  more »
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  • What a great museum! Lots of meaningful interactive exhibits, a ton of information, and it gives so much more credit to the role enslaved people played in building Texas! I will take my kids back every few years so they can keep learning more. Great staff too!
  • This site really allows one to immerse themselves into the activities of a small Texas town as the territory was settled. There are no wax figures or realistic looking fake food lying around. It's a beautiful new center where I could by a new straw hat and grab a cup of coffee to go and explore the markers strewn over the lot. These markers are the exact site of where the town buildings stood. Will not give away the whole plot to you non-Texans as to why there are no buildings standing from this town's humble beginnings on the Brazos River.

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