Star of the Republic Museum - The Historical Museum of the Texas Republic


Star of the Republic Museum - Republic of Texas
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.





Wrap text aroundTeachers & students: To learn more about the events at Washington-on-the-Brazos in 1836, check out our interactive educational website at!





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:

February 1, 2015 through February 15, 2016

Enduring Spirit: African Americans in 19th Century Texas










Attention kids! Join us at the Star of the Republic Museum for “Hands-On History” programs every Saturday through Aug. 15. The programs will be offered throughout the day while supplies last.  Each Saturday will focus on a different skill or craft to take home. Participation is included with regular admission fee.  


July 18:  Quill Writing
July 25: Knot Tying
Aug. 1: Embroidery
Aug. 8: Buzz Saw Toy
Aug. 15: Corn Husk Dolls







Get a Brazos Valley Museum Pass which will allow you to visit the best museums and galleries the Brazos Valley, including the Star of the Republic Museum, for one low price!