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Neill-Cochran House Museum

2310 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705-5014
+1 512-478-2335
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Very interesting

Vacation trip to visit 2 presidential libraries. Found this place on trip advisor things to do... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dansantoniS
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Wanted more interaction with staff

While I loved the home and the informative displays provided in each room, I wish that staff were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pinkxskizzors
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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The Neill-Cochran House Museum is one of the ten oldest buildings surviving in Austin. Through period and original furnishings, carefully restored interiors, exteriors, and outbuildings, we tell the story of Austin's first decades as a successful and growing capitol city.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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2310 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705-5014
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+1 512-478-2335
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Vacation trip to visit 2 presidential libraries. Found this place on trip advisor things to do. Very interesting restored old house. Self guided tour. Recommend for visitors looking for something to do

Thank dansantoniS
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While I loved the home and the informative displays provided in each room, I wish that staff were available to give guided tours at a regular time. On the website, it indicates these can be arranged in advance but I didn’t know what time I...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A historic home and museum may sound like a strange place to bring the kids, but my son and I love coming here. Once a month (the first Sunday), they host a free, historically-informed activity for kids that is well-beyond your typical free activity in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Want to get a taste of antebellum Austin? Visit the Neill Cochran house, get lunch at the food truck and hang out on the lawn, see their changing exhibits, and get a taste of where Austin came from. Now a history museum, the Neill Cochran...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The docent was fabulous and the mansion is pretty interesting as well. Very much recommend an hour-long visit to the house.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love taking my family to the Neill-Cochran House Museum for activities and exhibits. The house is a great place to dig into Austin history and architecture, and it's beautiful! They have rotating exhibits that are well curated. For families, they have special events like...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

In 2018, the first Sunday of the month until May they are open for free. The first Sunday they had a scavenger hunt going on and some other activities for children. My 82 year old father and I came to see the inside of the...More

1  Thank Me9247
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I spent time at the Neill-Cochran Museum House during a trip to Austin for a conference. The staff is friendly, and the house is open and inviting. The tours are self-guided, allowing visitors to spend as much or as little time as they would like,...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The elegance added to the excitement of the baby shower that I attended today. A variety of white flowers and balloons were everywhere. The seating for the brunch and the gift exchange in different rooms was very comfortable. The guests could roam through the museum...More

Thank JoInTexas
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Its an attractive Greek revival style house. Interior is typical layout. Has some original furnishings and information about the owners. Its just nothing special. Free parking.

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