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: March 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015
Weather Wisdom: Forecasting in the 19th Century










Upcoming exhibit:

Enduring Spirit: African Americans in 19th Century Texas

Opening February 1, 2015












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, or 979-830-1824 for details!