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Address: 228 S Laredo St, San Antonio, TX 78207-4544
Phone Number:
+1 210-226-4801
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes

Come explore the 1830s-1850s renovated adobe homestead and history of Texas...

Come explore the 1830s-1850s renovated adobe homestead and history of Texas hero, José Antonio Navarro. Interact with multi-sensory exhibits and browse through our visitor center and museum store. Schedule your tour group or special event and take a moment to relax in our urban garden oasis.

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A lot of historical history of the great State of Texas

My husband's family has always said they descended from this great Texas hero. We came hoping to find the connection. They were very helpful and we left with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Dallas, Texas
via mobile
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Dallas, Texas
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

My husband's family has always said they descended from this great Texas hero. We came hoping to find the connection. They were very helpful and we left with a lot of genealogical information to sort through. We're glad we came even if we're not related. It is a wonderful history of a great Texas hero.

Thank MarieNTexas13
San Antonio, Texas
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

A delightful lady from Germany visit to San Antonio brought me to the Navarro House. last week. The stature of Jose Antonio Navarro points towards the Navarro House.. First Texas Senator and Texas Hero. The Casa Navarro and outdoor area is beautifully preserved. The visual and audio exhibits are very well done. The different rooms of the house and outdoors... More 

Thank buenamuchaha
Edmonton, Canada
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129 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Really well restored home of one of Texas' heroes. He was very important in the evolution of Texas as it is today. The audio presentations are extremely well done and informative. Highly recommend- ideal to visit during a walking tour of San Antonio.

Thank Richard W
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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444 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

This attraction was undergoing renovations, and a full tour was not available. But staff still took time to tell us about the history of the family and showed us a bit of the museum. No charge... but they did encourage us to come back when it would be fully open so that we could see all of it. The bit... More 

Thank IverJohnson
Kitchener, Canada
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I love home museums...sites that show the history of a family set in the context of the greater historical perspective. And this site did a wonderful job of that. I am not sure why it is not higher on the list! Definitely should be visited. Attendants were also very engaging and obviously love working there.

Thank Christy G
Atlanta, Georgia
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84 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This place is deceivingly interesting and is hidden treasure that offers insight to the rich cultural heritage of San Antonio. The museum attendant was very helpful and you get a free water upon completion of a survey. The museum is only $4 bucks, has interactive exhibits and videos all throughout. I actually learned a lot that I didn't know about... More 

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed learning about Jose Antonio Navarro. My children learn about him in school so it was really exciting to actually be in his house and learn more about this great Texas Hero!!!

Thank brendav74
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Jose Navarro played a MAJOR role in the independence of Texas but his role is too often over looked. Here you learn about what he did to help shape Texas. We could use more people like him today! I highly recommend a visit to this little gem.

Thank Sandra C
Sacramento, California
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

I have been meaning to visit Casa Navarro for decades. I'm so glad I finally made the trip from Austin to San Antonio to visit this historical gem. If you are a Texas history aficionado you will truly appreciate the Navarro homestead as one of the oldest surviving buildings of old San Antonio. The docent, Nano was very helpful; When... More 

Thank Bernadette T
Utica, New York
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103 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2015

This important bit of Texas history was mercifully saved when an unfortunate urban renewal project in the 1960s destroyed the surrounding 'Laredito' neighbourhood, depriving this site of an appropriate physical context. Even in its isolation in the midst of vast parking lots and next to a prison it is well worth visiting. Jose Antonio Navarro, one of the signers of... More 

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