Republic of Texas Museum: Learn More About Your State
October 21, 2016 | greystar
Whether you're brand new to Texas or you've been living here your whole life, chances are you still have at least a little something to learn about the state's history. Any questions you have about the state's backstory will be answered at the Republic of Texas Museum, which resides right in Austin.
Learn more about the Texas Revolution when you visit this local museum. Its exhibits walk you through the various steps Texans took to make their state what it is today, with a focus on important events like the 1836 Battle of San Jacinto, during which General Sam Houston defeated Mexican opposition. In addition to artifacts that focus on major battles and their players, there are also pieces that are tied to frontier families, including textiles. You won't want to miss this cool museum!