Category Archives: Tour Attractions

French Legation State Historic Site

French Legation State Historic Site Welcome to one of twenty-two historic sites operated by the Texas Historical Commission, the French Legation State Historic Site. This historic legation building is located on 3 acres in East Austin, first built in 1841 to represent the French Government in the new Republic of Texas. The home is now…
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O. Henry Museum

O. Henry Museum [caption id="attachment_39786" align="alignright" width="425"] O. Henry Museum Exterior Credit O. Henry Museum Courtesy of Visit Austin[/caption] A part of the Brush Square Museum series, the O. Henry Museum is a great quick stop for groups interested in literary history, Texas local history, or just a unique educational experience in general. This preserved…
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Susanna Dickinson Museum

Susanna Dickinson Museum [caption id="attachment_39775" align="alignright" width="425"] Susanna Dickinson House Exterior Credit Austin Parks and Recreation Department Courtesy of Visit Austin[/caption] Welcome to the Susanna Dickinson Museum, or the Joseph And Susanna Dickinson Hannig Museum as it is more officially named. This historic house museum explores the life of the 'Messenger of the Alamo', as…
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Mayfield Park

Mayfield Park [caption id="attachment_39765" align="alignright" width="425"] Peacock at Mayfield Park Credit Tricia Zeigler Courtesy of Visit Austin[/caption] Welcome to Austin's Mayfield Park, the public park built around the historic Mayfield-Gutsch Estate. Within the park, you will find a historic cottage, several gardens and ponds, and a 21-acre nature preserve all sitting on a scenic bluff…
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Lone Star Riverboat

Lone Star Riverboat Experience the exhilaration of the outdoors, the abundant waterfowl, our ever-changing city skyline and the natural beauty that is Austin. For a spectacular introduction to the city skyline consider taking your group on a cruise with Lone Star Riverboat, one of the absolute best sightseeing companies in all of Austin. This tour…
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The Long Center for the Performing Arts

The Long Center for the Performing Arts If your group is looking for a little something special to do during your visit to Austin consider a live show or tour of The Long Center for the Performing Arts, the 'iconic, world-class performing arts center located in the heart of downtown Austin'. This performing arts center,…
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Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park [caption id="attachment_39742" align="alignright" width="425"] President Lyndon Johnson's Boyhood Home Courtesy of NPS Public Domain[/caption] Telling the story of our 36th president beginning with his ancestors until his final resting place on the beloved LBJ Ranch. Welcome to the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, the national park that sits…
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Madison Log Cabin

Madison Log Cabin One of the most prominent African American heritage sites in all of Austin, the Madison Log Cabin is a great, quick stop to make for an immersive history lesson with your group. This log cabin was built in 1863 by pioneer homesteader Henry G. Madison, who raised 8 children here alongside his…
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Old Bakery and Emporium

Old Bakery and Emporium Welcome to the Old Bakery and Emporium, a landmark Austin spot that holds a gift shop, visitor center, art gallery, and Lundberg Maerki Historic Collection within its storied walls. This structure has been standing on Congress Avenue since 1876, first built by Swedish Immigrant Charles Lundberg. It was used as a…
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The Paramount Theatre

The Paramount Theatre Student groups interested in performing arts, landmark local history, or just a fun night on the town will love a visit to The Paramount Theatre, Austin's original performing arts venue that has stood the test of time. First built in 1915 as a Vaudeville theatre, Paramount stands as one of Austin's most…
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