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O. Henry Museum, Austin

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  • September 22, 2017
    Excellent reception by the volunteers who gave us a very interesting summary of William Sydney Porter's Austin days. Lots of memorabilia and furniture from the 1880's. The museum is located in Brush S...  more »
  • September 17, 2017
    I have always enjoyed O' Henry stories so when I saw he had home in Austin I just had to go. I was the only one there at the time so the young lady gave me the tour. Told about the family and the time...  more »
  • July 4, 2017
    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 »
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  • June 8, 2017
    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!
  • March 16, 2017
    Great little museum! Glad I found it - historical goodness!
  • February 22, 2017
    Henry is a wonderful guy! :) He is a golden boy!!
  • August 5, 2016
    Small free house-museum where has lived O'Henry few years of his life. You can make a donation if you want.
  • March 16, 2017
    Quaint and old.

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