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O. Henry Museum, Austin

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  • Very small. Nothing to do but the girl gave us some great info about the museum and history of Henry. It's 3 rooms with artifacts from that period of his life. It is air conditioned inside so it's a n...  more »
  • Such a pleasant surprise! Don't let the size of the house fool you. There is much to see, hear and learn for both the veteran fans of O.Henry and newbies. The docents are enthusiastic to share their k...  more »
  • We stopped in while walking by to go to the Visitor Center. It is open limited hours so we were lucky. It is FREE. Let the docent tell you a short story (no pun intended) about the author's life. Ther...  more »
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  • I loved reading O Henry in school, so I was so pleasantly surprised to learn that he had resided in Austin when I moved here. I attended this year’s 40th O Henry Pun Off and it was so much fun! But, the highlight was being able to tour O Henry’s house and learn a little bit more about his personal history. The house tour is free and they have a lot of original items, including some of O Henry’s personal effects. If you are a tourist, native Austinite, or just a nerd like myself, I highly recommend stopping in and checking out this historic house as well as next year’s pun off!
  • Great little museum! Glad I found it - historical goodness!
  • Henry is a wonderful guy! :) He is a golden boy!!
  • Small free house-museum where has lived O'Henry few years of his life. You can make a donation if you want.
  • Quaint and old.

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