Welcome to the Star of the Republic Museum at Washington-on-the-Brazos–where 59 elected delegates gathered on March 2, 1836 to declare Texas’ independence from Mexico.
Teachers & students: To learn more about the events at Washington-on-the-Brazos in 1836, check out our interactive educational website at www.txindependence.org!
Ever wish you could have walked down the street in Old Washington in 1836? There's an app for that! Click here for a free download!
Now available at the Museum! "For the Love of Texas"– a gorgeous coffee-table book featuring photographs of Washington County landscapes by Timothy Wolcott, along with musings by 36 notable Texans.
Current Exhibit: March 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015
Weather Wisdom: Forecasting in the 19th Century
Celebrate Christmas on the Brazos on Saturday December 13. Make an old-fashioned Christmas craft at the Museum from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm! Visit Independence Hall for readings from Charles Dickens Christmas Collection throughout the day. Enjoy a candlelit tour of Barrington Farm from 5:00 pm to 9:00pm.
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park Association is selling seedlings from our famous La Bahia Pecan Tree, a living witness to the Convention of 1836. Contact Ginger Moreland, email@example.com or 979-830-1824 for details!