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Steves Homestead

509 King William, San Antonio, TX 78204-1411
+1 210-227-9160
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Great House Tour!!

My husband and I have gone on a lot of old house tours and this one was definitely near the top of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kate F
via mobile
Wonderful--if you can get guided tour

This home is one of the best--if not the best! But, it helps to have guided tour...they didn't have... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
ZinnHouston
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Take the docent-led tour of this Victorian mansion for a reconstructed take on the lifestyle of rich and famous San Antonio personalities in the late 1800s.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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509 King William, San Antonio, TX 78204-1411
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have gone on a lot of old house tours and this one was definitely near the top of the list. We paid $5 per person (goes toward conservation and upkeep of the home) for the “self-guided” tour, which was a very...More

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This home is one of the best--if not the best! But, it helps to have guided tour...they didn't have them when I arrived. I like this tour because it covers history, history of the family (still in business) and has heirlooms from the family. The...More

Thank ZinnHouston
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This house is in the interesting King William district, across from the Guenther House mill and restaurant. I did a self-guided tour, but a docent was there to answer questions. The rooms are well maintained and really gave you the feeling of the family living...More

Thank winthedb
Reviewed 19 September 2017

-Steves Homestead – Edward Steves was a German who came to San Antonio and became a city alderman and ran a successful lumber company from 1866 to 1877, when this house was built for $15,000. He died in his 50s and his wife Johanna lived...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This was a visit that my wife and I said we normally would have been done and gone in 10 minutes except for the tour guide. I don't know if Steve works every day, but if he's not there, it may be worth asking when...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Driving around the historic houses in this neighborhood is pretty cool . A lot of the houses are for sale for big money but what a great area.

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We showed up on one of the hottest days of the year and were certain that no one would be around, until Randy called to us walking around the back yard. He happily opened the already locked up exhibits and even offered us bottled water....More

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We love looking at historic homes when we travel. This home was well worth the visit. Very well preserved with a very good tour. Lots of interesting stories about the family that lived here. Well worth the price of admission.

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This tour was the highlight of our visit in San Antonio. Our charismatic guide Randy was the best tour guide I have ever experienced. He was fun, informative and just downright cool! His stories about the Steves family made the house come to life. We...More

1  Thank KiwiChicky
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We took the self-guided tour of this wonderful old house at the edge of the King William Historic Disrict and overlooking the San Antonio River. The tour is $7 for adults with discounts for Seniors and Military. The attendee is given a guide book with...More

1  Thank Toby F
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April M
26 January 2015|
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Response from josephreba | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid $7 or $8...no reservation...hours are posted on the web site and out in front of the home.
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