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2   The Alamo
3   Fanthorp Inn State Historical Park
4   Old Fort Bliss Museum
5   Fort Concho
6   Fort Griffin State Historical Park
7   Fort McKavett State Historical Site
8   George Ranch Historical Park
9   Gillespie Co. Historical Society Pioneer Museum
10 Goliad State Historical Park
12 Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm
13 Log Cabin Village
14 Lyndon B Johnson State Historical Park
15 Millard's Crossing
16 Old City Park
17 Old Fort Parker Historical Park
18 Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
19 Penn Farm Agricultural History Center
20 Pioneer Village
21 The Heritage Society
22 Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum
23 Texas Forestry Museum
24 Texas State Railroad State Historical Park
25 Tigua Indian Reservation and Pueblo
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The Alamo  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Today the former church (now a shrine) and the Long Barracks (rebuilt of original material and now the museum) are all that remain of the original mission.Address
300 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, Texas 78205
General Location:
Closest City:  San Antonio
Closest Interstate:  I-37 Houston St (southbound), I-37 Commerce St (northbound)
Closest Airport:  San Antonio Intl SAT


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Fanthorp Inn State Historical Park  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: 1850 stagecoach stop and family home, property includes the house and stagecoach rides.Address
579 Main St
PO Box 296
Anderson, Texas 77830
General Location:
Closest City:  Houston (80 mi)
Closest Major Road:  SR 90, US 6, US 290
Closest Airport:  Houston IAH


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Phone 936 873-2633
4  Old Fort Bliss Museum  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Replica of original adobe fort with five buildings, 1854-1868Address
Bldg #5504
Fort Bliss, Texas 79916
General Location:
Closest City:  El Paso
Closest Interstate:  US 54, I-10
Closest Airport:  El Paso ELP


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Phone 915 568-4518
Fort Concho  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Active fort from 1867-1889, most of the former post and 23 restored and original structures are now part of the National Historic LandmarkAddress
213 East Ave D
San Angelo, Texas 76903
General Location:
Closest City:  San Angelo
Closest Major Road:  US 67
Closest Airport:  San Angelo SJT


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Phone 915 657-4444

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Fort Griffin State Historical Park  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Active from 1867-1881, the fort is now partially restored including a mess hall, library, store, and powder magazineAddress
1701 North US Highway 283
Albany, Texas 76430
General Location:
Closest City:  Abilene (50 mi)
Closest Major Road:  US 283, I-20
Closest Airport:  Abilene ABI


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Phone 915 762-3592
Fort McKavett State Historical Site  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Fort constructed in 1852, abandoned 1859, reoccupied 1868-1883. 25 structures include ruins and restored buildings. The 1870 hospital holds an interpretive centerAddress
FM Rd 864
PO Box 867
Fort McKavett, Texas 76841
General Location:
Closest City:  San Angelo (70)
Closest Major Road:  US 190
Closest Airport:  San Angelo SJT


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Phone 915 396-2358
George Ranch Historical Park  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: 500 acre living history site on a 23,000 acre working ranch. Three area cover 1930's, 1890's and 1830's ranchingAddress
10215 F.M. 762
PO Box 1248
Richmond, Texas 77469
General Location:
Closest City:  Houston (30 mi)
Closest Major Road: US 59
Closest Airport:  Houston HOU


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Phone 281 343-0218

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Gillespie Co. Historical Society Pioneer Museum  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Originally the home, smokehouse and barn of Henry Kammlah, six additional structures have been added. Just down the street is the Vereins Kirche MuseumAddress
309 W Main St
Fredericksburg, Texas
General Location:
Closest City:  San Antonio (70 mi)
Closest Interstate:  US 87 to I-10
Closest Airport:  San Antonio SAT


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Phone 830 997-2835
10  Goliad State Historical Park  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Refurnished replica of the Mission Nuestra Senora del Espiritu Santo de Zuniga, the ruins of another mission, and interpretive center and a museum.Address
108 Park Road 6
Goliad, Texas 77963
General Location:
Closest City:  San Antonio (95 mi)
Closest Interstate:  US 77 to US 59 to I-37
Closest Airport:  San Antonio SAT


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Phone 361 645-3405

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12  Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Address
Austin, Texas
General Location:
Closest City:  Austin
Closest Interstate: I-35 
Closest Airport:  Austin-Bergstrom AUS


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13  Log Cabin Village  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: 7 authentic log homes, museum depicts the  1800's. Interpreters are located in each cabinAddress
2100 Log Cabin Village Lane
Fort Worth, Texas 76109
General Location:
Closest City: 
Closest Interstate: 
I-30 University Drive
Closest Airport: 
Dallas Fort Worth DFA
Contact
Phone 817 926-5881
14  Lyndon B Johnson State Historical Park  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: In addition to the Visitor Center which features LBJ boyhood memorabilia, there is an attached1870's dogtrot cabin, an 1840s log cabin , and the Sauer-Beckman living history farmAddress
PO Box 238
Stonewall, Texas 78671
General Location:
Closest City:  Austin (60 mi)
Closest Major Road:  US 290
Closest Airport:  Austin AUS


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Phone 830 644-2252

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15  Millard's Crossing  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Seven structures from 1837-1900 gathered together and furnished with antiques. They include a log house, chapel, corn crib, and several houses.Address
6020 North St
Nacogdoches, Texas 75963
General Location:
Closest City:  Shreveport, LA (85 mi)
Closest Major Road:  US 59
Closest Airport:  Shreveport, LA SHV


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Phone 936 564-6631
16  Old City Park  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Just south of downtown Dallas, 38 historic structures range from 1840-1910 and include a working farm, Victorian houses, and a turn of the century commercial street.Address
1717 Gano St
Dallas, Texas 75215
General Location:
Closest City:  Dallas
Closest Interstate:  I-30
Closest Airport:  Dallas Fort Worth DFA


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17  Old Fort Parker Historical Park  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Reconstructed fort begun in 1833.Address
S Highway 14
RR3 Box 746
Groesbeck, Texas 76642
General Location:
Closest City:  Waco (40 mi)
Closest Major Road:  SR 164, US 84
Closest Airport:  Waco ACT


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Phone 254 729-5253

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18  Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Bills itself as the largest history museum in Texas.Address
2501 W 4th Ave
Canyon, Texas 79106
General Location:
Closest City: Amarillo (15 mi)
Closest Interstate: 
I-27, south of I-40
Closest Airport: 
Amarillo Intl AMA

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Phone 806 656-2244
19  Penn Farm Agricultural History Center  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Reconstructed and historic buildings from the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s with chickens and other farm animalsAddress
1570 F.M. 1382
Cedar Hill , Texas 75104
General Location:
Closest City:  Dallas (15 mi)
Closest Interstate:  US 67 to I-20
Closest Airport:  Dallas Love Field DAL


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Phone 972 291-6641
20  Pioneer Village  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Buildings represent the pioneer era and other old buildings clustered in a city park around the site of a watering hole.Address
912 W. Park
Corsicana, Texas 75110
General Location:
Closest City:  Dallas (25 mi)
Closest Interstate:  I-35 exit 452
Closest Airport:  Dallas Love Field DAL


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Phone 903 654-4846

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21  The Heritage Society  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Eight of Houston's oldest buildings restored and furnished, located in Sam Houston Park. Hourly tours. Museum on site is free, there is a charge for tours.Address
Houston, Texas 77002
General Location:
Closest City:  Houston
Closest Interstate:  I-45 exit 47A
Closest Airport:  Houston Hobby HOU


Contact
Phone 713 655-1912
22  Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Complex re-creates Gladys City, an early 1900's oilfield boomtown.Address
69 Feeder Rd
PO Box 10070
Beaumont, Texas 77710
General Location:
Closest City:  Beaumont (5 mi)
Closest Interstate:  US 69, I-10
Closest Airport:  Beaumont Jefferson City BPT


Contact
Phone 409 835-0823
23  Texas Forestry Museum  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Full sized logging locomotive, loader and caboose, forest fire lookout tower, working sawmill steam engine and indoor museum exhibitsAddress
1905 Atkinson Dr
Lufkin, Texas 75901
General Location:
Closest City:  Beaumont (110 mi)
Closest Major Road: US 69
Closest Airport:  Beaumont BPT


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Phone 409 631-9535

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24  Texas State Railroad State Historical Park  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Originally built by prison labor to transport iron ore and wood to a prison operated iron smelter, the line was later extended with prison labor and all crews except the engineer were prisoners. Address
2507 W 6th St
PO Box 39
Rusk, Texas 75785
General Location:
Closest City:  Tyler (45 mi)
Closest Major Road:  US 84 to US 69
Closest Airport:  Tyler TYR


Contact
Phone 903 683-2561
25  Tigua Indian Reservation and Pueblo  Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Cultural center contains a museum, gift shop, and restaurant. There are weekend presentations of Tigua dances and bread baking.Address
119 S Old Pueblo Dr
El Paso, Texas 79907
General Location:
Closest City:  El Paso
Closest Interstate:  I-10
Closest Airport:  El Paso ELP


Contact
Phone 915 859-7913
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