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About Your Visit...

Cemetery Booklet (page size: 8.5" x 11", 16pages, format: pdf, filesize 2.6meg )
Cemetery Brochure (page size: 8" x 23", 2pages, format: pdf, filesize: 1.3meg )
New Cemetery Audio Tour Available to Download for your Mp3 Player or iPod

Cemetery Hours

The Texas State Cemetery Visitor Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. The cemetery grounds are open seven days a week from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Reservations for Guided Tours

When making reservations, we would appreciate as much advance notice as possible before scheduling a guided tour. This will allow us the adequate time to prepare for your group and, therefore, provide the best possible tour experience. Your reservation will be confirmed with a letter and a tour information packet. To book reservations you will need to contact Debbie Rothberger at (512) 463-6600. Special programming can be provided upon request.


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When making reservations please assist us by having the following information available:
  • Group Name
  • Arrival Date and Time
  • Approximate Age and Number in Group
  • Group Leader
  • Address for Confirmation Letter
  • Phone Number for Contact
  • Any Special Needs Within Group

Group Size for Guided Tours

For a guided tour, we request groups be no smaller than 10 visitors per guide and no larger than 40 visitors per guide. Tours are approximately one hour long. We prefer that guided tours be scheduled between 9:00 A.M. and 3:30 P.M. on Monday through Friday.

Facilities

In an effort to preserve the beautiful landscaping buses are prohibited from entering the grounds. Parking is available for visitors at the Visitor Center on Navasota Drive between 7th and 11th Streets. Handicap accessible parking is available at the same location. Please check in at the office when you arrive. Restroom facilities are limited. We suggest that visitors wear comfortable shoes due to the terrain of the grounds.  cemetery photos

Cemetery Rules for Visitors

Due to the newly restored headstones and monuments, rubbings are prohibited. Food and drinks are not allowed on the cemetery grounds at any time. Pets are not allowed on the cemetery grounds at any time. Seeing-eye dogs, however, may accompany their owners.

Funerals

Although we have little advance notice of funerals, groups will be notified through the contact number if a funeral has been planned for the time of their visit. Tours will be canceled and the grounds will be closed if a funeral is scheduled. We hope visitors will understand the priority of the funeral in this situation.

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