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.
Featured Exhibit: March 4, 2017–February 16, 2018
Heirloom Genealogy: Tracing your Family Treasures
Step back in time in our new Pioneer Playroom with hands-on activities!
Fun for children of ALL ages!
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!