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Sebastopol House State Historic Site

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A great museum, both building and contents.

VERY knowledgeable docent! Fascinating construction, once common in Seguin, now rare. Be sure to... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
848williem
Very cool to tour

Guided tours of Sebastopol House are very informative. Highly recommend the tour. Beautiful home... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

VERY knowledgeable docent! Fascinating construction, once common in Seguin, now rare. Be sure to view the Wilson Pottery items, then consider a visit to Capote, site of the potteries.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Guided tours of Sebastopol House are very informative. Highly recommend the tour. Beautiful home and furnishings.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

The Sebastopol house is a 1856 Greek revival mansion that was built by slaves before the civil war. When we arrived the attendant at the house was ready to close up but he let us in and gave us a personnel tour of the house....More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The tour guide was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. It was interesting to learn about the building style, which was common in the area, as well as some history of the house and Seguin. The tour is an hour.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank SusanMom
Reviewed 20 June 2018

My husband and I were able to join a tour that had just started. The tour guide, Charles Mead, was very knowledgeable about the property and did a great job answering the questions that the school-aged children in the group had. I found it remarkable...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank SerendipityTX
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I made a last minute decision to stop by for a quick tour, and we couldn’t be happier we did. When we walked in we were quickly greeted by Charles M. He was so kind, didn’t make us wait for the next...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank aehlowrey
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Drove by and took a look. Interesting structure, I recall seeing it somewhere on television. We were making time on our road trip and did not take a tour.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Charles Mead did a great and very interesting tour. Learned so much more about the location and Texas History.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Livnanny
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Very old and interesting house. I was working close by and stopped in & got my own private tour. The tour guide was very nice and informative. The roof of the house has a water collection system that could be used for cooling the house...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank LandaLady
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were totally impressed with the this Architectural Wonder and how it was built. Charles Mead, the tour guide was extremely informative and we walked away a little more enlightened with the history of our great state!! Southern ingenuity at it's finest!

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Steve G
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