Learn About Your State’s History as an Independent Nation at the Republic of Texas Museum

The Republic of Texas Museum is a place where you can learn about and see artifacts from the time period from 1836 when Texas won its independence from Mexico until 1845 when it became part of the United States. The exhibits show how the people lived through informative exhibits, letters, and artifacts. The museum has displays of an array of items from the 1836 Battle of San Jacinto, including Mexican General Santa Anna’s dueling pistols. This encounter led to Santa Anna being defeated by Texas General Sam Houston.

Run by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, this museum is a part of the Austin Museum Partnership. It's also a part of the Texas Historical Commission's Texas Heritage Trails Program. The Republic of Texas Museum is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday through Friday.

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