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Stone Fort Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Neat history

The stone fort is worth a brief visit to see this reconstruction of the original fort. There is a... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Kathryn C
bigger than it looks.

We were surprised that the museum was open considering that the school was closed for Thanksgiving... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2017
Beaumont, Texas
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An educational center dedicated to the natural & cultural history of eastern Texas, we're housed in a 1936 replica of a Spanish Colonial stone house built by Antonio Gil Y'Barbo in the late 18th century!
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222 Vista Dr, SFA Campus, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-0001
+1 936-468-2408
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

This stone fort is hard to find. It’s on the campus of SFA University. It was closed in the middle of the afternoon when their posted hours said it was suppose to be open. It is not the original fort but a reproduction made from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

The stone fort is worth a brief visit to see this reconstruction of the original fort. There is a good bit of history of the settlement of this region based on this fort. It is located on the SFA Campus, but is easy to find...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kathryn C
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

We just visit it yesterday around 3.30 pm. Staff was rude and look annoyed that we were there. We still make the best of it and look around but we were quickly rush by the museum workers who were very happy to showed us the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jeremy D
stonefortmuseum, Manager at Stone Fort Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

We strive to create a welcoming atmosphere for our patrons so I'm sorry to hear of your negative experience. Be assured, we will address your customer service concerns with staff. Thank you for the feedback.

Reviewed June 14, 2018

We stopped in here to see what was on display. It's your standard museum stuff, but nothing that really was that exciting.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

The garden was great. Then we were with a group that got a knowledgable lady to take us on a guided tour. Excellent exhibits and pictures of the original buildings.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rich M
Reviewed November 25, 2017

We were surprised that the museum was open considering that the school was closed for Thanksgiving holidays. Includes two short videos. The 2 students that were working there were as helpful as they could be; although they were not docents. Lovely visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

Many great items to see and learn about the early day of the making of the Republic of Texas and the routes they took to come and go through Texas

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Aprons exhibit was professional and beautifully done. It was like walking into a fair where you learn something. It was exciting, interesting, and inclusive. I came for the community collections event where they welcomed individuals to bring their family aprons and recipes for sharing and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Morgan P
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful building situated in the heart of Stephen F Austin University campus. It is not original nor is it in the original location. It was still a nice stop to see the house from outside but visiting inside was not comfortable. I...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank RNRVTraveler
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Great place to visit and hosted by students. They were engaging and answered all our questions with enthusiasm.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Response from stonefortmuseum | Property representative |
The book is available from Christ Church Episcopal in San Augustine, Texas. Call or write the Church office for the contact person. 201 Ayish Street / P.O. Box 85 San Augustine, Texas 75972-0085 936-275-6993