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Sterne Hoya House Museum

211 S Lanana St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-5148
+1 936-564-7351
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The Docents were so very informative and helpful -- We had a delightful conversation in the library. Learned a lot!

We were so impressed, we stayed for an extended conversation about the Sterne Hoya house and the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Dallas, Texas
Excellent tour guide

This house is mostly original and has been well maintained. It is ran by the city and is free to... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Crestview, Florida
via mobile
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Built circa 1830 by Adolphus Stern, a prominent leader in the fight for Texas Independence. Free Admission. Hours: Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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“sam houston” (10 reviews)
211 S Lanana St, Nacogdoches, TX 75961-5148
+1 936-564-7351
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We were so impressed, we stayed for an extended conversation about the Sterne Hoya house and the history of Nacogdoches - Well worth your time to visit!

Thank TexasJimNo1
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This house is mostly original and has been well maintained. It is ran by the city and is free to tour although a small donation into the box at sign in would be beneficial to the upkeep of the house. The docent was very friendly...More

Thank RNRVTravler
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I can't remember the guys name who was in charge but we had a choice of touring the home alone or a guided tour. I recommend the guided tour. The guy did such a great job explaining the history of the home and the people...More

1  Thank srosas
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This house has been partially renovated to be able to maintain its structure, but much of it is original. It is filled with an abundance of items from two families that lived there. Much information is available and you can easily spend an hour or...More

1  Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We pulled up at this house in the middle of a heavy rain, and ran in as quickly as possible. The place is run by one person, and there is a door bell to ring for admission. Once inside, it can easily be seen that...More

1  Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 5 January 2017

... at least an hour here if you have an interest in Texas history. The core of the building is original 1830 construction. We particularly enjoyed seeing the original native pine flooring still in use in parts of the house and looking barely worn. That's...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Intimate and very informative. Staff is well informed and the rooms of this delightful museum give you a great feel of times gone by.

Thank Slaghout
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Stopped by during our visit to Nacogdoches. Has a personal tour (admission and tour are free; donations requested. The staff member on duty was very very knowledgable and provided an excellent tour. Don't plan on spending a lot to time here... you can see it...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This was not opened on Sunday, but decided to drive by and see the outside. I'm sure there is a lot of history here. Sam Houston and Davy Crockett both visited and stayed all night in this house.

Thank Ginger H
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This was amazing, we loved everything about it. Our guide was very knowledgeable as we toured this historic home. This is a must see for anyone that loves history.

1  Thank B75wilson
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