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Steves Homestead

509 King William, San Antonio, TX 78204-1411
+1 210-227-9160
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One word.....Randy!!!

This tour was Amazing!!! We entered the mansion and was greeted by Randy. I have been on historical... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fort Worth, Texas
via mobile
French Second Empire and Italian Villa-Style Mansion

A beautiful mansion with period furniture. The architecture is absolutely beautiful inside and out... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Lisa B
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Take the docent-led tour of this Victorian mansion for a reconstructed take on the lifestyle of rich and famous San Antonio personalities in the late 1800s.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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509 King William, San Antonio, TX 78204-1411
+1 210-227-9160
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was Amazing!!! We entered the mansion and was greeted by Randy. I have been on historical tours in many different cities and countries this gentleman is by far the best tour guide I’ve EVER met. He knew everything about the Steeves family and...More

Thank Deemark
Reviewed 3 December 2017

A beautiful mansion with period furniture. The architecture is absolutely beautiful inside and out! Tyler gave us an excellent tour of the home! We enjoyed the history of the Steves home; history of the Steves family; history of the furniture; history of the preservation and...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have gone on a lot of old house tours and this one was definitely near the top of the list. We paid $5 per person (goes toward conservation and upkeep of the home) for the “self-guided” tour, which was a very...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This home is one of the best--if not the best! But, it helps to have guided tour...they didn't have them when I arrived. I like this tour because it covers history, history of the family (still in business) and has heirlooms from the family. The...More

Thank ZinnHouston
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This house is in the interesting King William district, across from the Guenther House mill and restaurant. I did a self-guided tour, but a docent was there to answer questions. The rooms are well maintained and really gave you the feeling of the family living...More

Thank winthedb
Reviewed 19 September 2017

-Steves Homestead – Edward Steves was a German who came to San Antonio and became a city alderman and ran a successful lumber company from 1866 to 1877, when this house was built for $15,000. He died in his 50s and his wife Johanna lived...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This was a visit that my wife and I said we normally would have been done and gone in 10 minutes except for the tour guide. I don't know if Steve works every day, but if he's not there, it may be worth asking when...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Driving around the historic houses in this neighborhood is pretty cool . A lot of the houses are for sale for big money but what a great area.

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We showed up on one of the hottest days of the year and were certain that no one would be around, until Randy called to us walking around the back yard. He happily opened the already locked up exhibits and even offered us bottled water....More

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We love looking at historic homes when we travel. This home was well worth the visit. Very well preserved with a very good tour. Lots of interesting stories about the family that lived here. Well worth the price of admission.

Thank Ed H
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April M
25 January 2015|
Response from josephreba | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid $7 or $8...no reservation...hours are posted on the web site and out in front of the home.