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French Legation Museum

French Legation Museum

The French Legation was originally built in 1840-1841 to be the residence of the charge d’affaires who represented the government of France in the Republic of Texas. The Legation became the home of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Robertson in 1848, remaining in their family until 1949, when it was acquired by the State of Texas. Under the custodianship of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, the site has been lovingly restored and furnished with items original to its time period. It is the oldest extant frame structure in Austin.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm

Price: $4/Adults, $3/Seniors, AAA Members, $2/Teachers and Students (with ID), Free/Children 5 and under


French Legation Museum

802 San Marcos Street, Austin, TX 78702


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