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French Legation Museum

  • 802 San Marcos St.
  • Austin, TX 78702
  • Tel: (512) 472-8180
  • Fax: (512) 472-9457

The oldest standing frame structure in Austin served as the diplomatic outpost of France during the days of the Republic of Texas. The museum offers guided tours of the historic house (built in 1841) and reconstructed, detached Creole kitchen. The museum park includes two and a half acres of lush grass, native trees and formal gardens. The park is open for public use during museum hours. Bring a picnic, a frisbee or your dog and spend an afternoon on the lawn. Open Tuesday-Sunday from 1-5 p.m.

Facility Information
  • Event maximum capacity (# ppl): 2000