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Gonzales Memorial Museum, Gonzales

#164 of 309 in Museums in Texas
History Museum Museum
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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  • Heading back to San Antonio from Shiner, TX, we stopped in Gonzales to view the Memorial Museum. The historic 'come and take it' cannon is on view as well as other items of interest. I would suggest v...  more »
  • Lots of historical artifacts, dominated by the 'come and take it,' cannon. A lot of interesting information and friendly staff on hand to explain a period of history about which we Europeans know very...  more »
  • This is a small museum in a small town. But the history of Texas is in this museum. The "come and take it cannon" is in the museum. Be sure to read about it before you go. The docent was very friendly...  more »
  • Small, free museum. I wish the grounds had been better kept over the years.
  • Where else are you going to see the Come and Take it Cannons? Friendly staff, interesting artifacts. Exhibits a bit dated.
  • Brush up on Texas history. There's a lot to learn here.
  • Great museum! Definitely worth the trip - critical to Texas history and includes the original cannon. Free admission is an extra bonus!
  • Nice local memorial. Gonzales worth the trip, it is a lovely little town!

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