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Gonzales Memorial Museum, Gonzales

#140 of 307 in Museums in Texas
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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67 reviews
  • August 8, 2017
    This is a small, but packed Museum. It is free, donations encouraged. One side is a display of artifacts, curated and labeled nicely. Early Texas history, with pieces from the settling of Gonzales to ...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    For a free museum, it is packed pull of interesting things. Most of all, the "come and take it" cannon. It also has a lot of local history and the building itself is beautiful. My guess is it was buil...  more »
  • July 27, 2017
    This museum is amazing!! Just to look at the architecture of the building alone is fascinating! The reflection pool in front of the museum is beautiful!! What is amazing to see is the actual "Come and...  more »
  • June 27, 2017
    Small, free museum. I wish the grounds had been better kept over the years.
  • April 6, 2017
    Where else are you going to see the Come and Take it Cannons? Friendly staff, interesting artifacts. Exhibits a bit dated.
  • June 18, 2017
    Brush up on Texas history. There's a lot to learn here.
  • January 26, 2017
    Great museum! Definitely worth the trip - critical to Texas history and includes the original cannon. Free admission is an extra bonus!
  • April 5, 2017
    Nice local memorial. Gonzales worth the trip, it is a lovely little town!

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