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Remember Goliad!!!!

This Mission is outstanding for all age groups.400 soldiers died in Texas Revolution here and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dallas, Texas
A magical place.

When we went in the front desk people were just unpacking their tourist souvenirs, but we did not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Windsor, Canada
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Spanish fort built in 1749 and the site of a famous massacre.
217 Us-183, Goliad, TX 77963
+1 361-645-3752
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Mission is outstanding for all age groups.400 soldiers died in Texas Revolution here and surrounding Area.The museum is very nice.Small bookstore also with Texas literature. Great Video.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bowie23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we went in the front desk people were just unpacking their tourist souvenirs, but we did not need anything after experiencing this place. Nicely restored historical site!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Weaver155021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

History, pure Texas history! The structure restored to 1836. Massacre occurred but the war eventually won. 5 PM on Sunday? Experience Mass too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paul_R77963
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Very good rainy day event. About $5 admission and very well video and history. Nice history video about the history.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bjorn5555
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Being able to see historical sites is a very interesting time for me. Of course, when I actually had to study these facts in History class in high school----they were just things to remember for a test. Now, I fully enjoy learning all I can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janie M
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the history and the video. The chapel was beautiful. The restoration was excellent and kept the original character of the site.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank larryw229
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

It was very interesting and a great piece of history. The staff was friendly. We paid only $4 per adult and it is definitely worth it. The courtyard and the cathedral was beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank juanjoseh97
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great history stop. Great example of a site being preserved privately by the Catholic church. Very educational

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TonicreedTonireed
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Has been my favorite of the missions since I was able to walk. Great location, chapel, walls and history. Do yourself a favor and stop by to learn about an important part of Texas history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lwapo
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a wonderfully restored and preserved historic site on Hwy 183, about a mile outside the city of Goliad. Enter the walled fort and watch the film featuring reenactment of the battle of Goliad. The Spanish Mission and fort has a wall completely surrounding...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bonnie G
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3 April 2017|
Response from G9629OJjamesw | Reviewed this property |
No it isn't. There are some stairs and no handicap bathroom facilities. You can possibly get to the chapel in a wheel chair. But the state park down the road is accessible.