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Neill-Cochran Museum House

2310 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705-5014
+1 512-478-2335
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Great stop for visitors and Austin natives

I spent time at the Neill-Cochran Museum House during a trip to Austin for a conference. The staff... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
flutter1019
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Baltimore, Maryland
WONDERFUL Venue for a Baby Shower!

The elegance added to the excitement of the baby shower that I attended today. A variety of white... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
JoInTexas
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Dallas
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The Neill-Cochran House 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.
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15 Jul 2017
“WONDERFUL Venue for a Baby Shower!”
12 Sep 2017
“Great stop for visitors and Austin natives”
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2310 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705-5014
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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

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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.

1  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Looking like a grand plantation home from the street, it is decorated with fine period pieces inside. Much has been changed inside, but the ill fitting battered window framing and stairs remain original.

1  Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I took a Canadian friend on a 4 days tour to Corpus Christi and Austin and selected Neill-Cochran House Museum as one of the attractions to visit in Austin due to its interesting history. We arrived in mid afternoon and was admitted into the house....More

1  Thank need2know101
Reviewed 24 November 2015

The Neill-Cochrane House is a historic Greek revival residential structure that has been preserved and decorated in period pieces. It is an excellent example of pre-Civil War homes because it has been altered to a lesser extent than other homes designed by Abner Cook. Please...More

1  Thank Minnesnowtin
Reviewed 29 July 2014

I recently had the opportunity to take a tour of the Neill-Cochran Museum House in Austin. Although much of the story was interesting and the rooms were beautifully decorated, it was not at all in keeping with what I expected. The furnishings were representative of...More

1  Thank HoustonNonny
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Designed by the same architect who designed the Governor's Mansion, this house, built in 1855, is very beautiful. The original owner went broke and never lived in it. It was used as a Hospital for the Blind, and occupied by Custer as a hospital after...More

2  Thank boomertraveler54
Reviewed 15 June 2012 via mobile

Don't try thus one out Rt now...closed for renovations. :(

1  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 23 December 2011

Yes it is just another old house... but what an old house it is! The docents are hard to discern from the mid 19th century stuffed chairs in the house but it a beautiful home with much original furniture and a great story of family...More

2  Thank MNEAustin
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