Travel in Texas that is heritage-related
From the THC Blog
Our new “Infrastructure Intermission” series focuses on the often-overlooked and less understood part of our review work involving historic infrastructure. In this first feature, we highlight mining history.
Our Sam Rayburn House’s museum collection includes pens used by presidents in bill signing ceremonies before being given as gifts to “Mr. Sam.”
THC’s official magazine containing news and advice about preservation projects, Texas’ historic sites, and heritage tourism.
Statewide News & Events
Heritage tourism is on the rise, as travelers seek authentic experiences at historic and cultural destinations. Presented by the Texas Historical Commission in partnership with the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission, Real Places 2016 is a heritage travel conference focusing on this lucrative and growing sector of the tourism industry.
In celebration of National Preservation Month and Texas Travel and Tourism Week, the Texas Historical Commission is offering free admission to all 20 state historic sites Sunday, May 1. Epic military forts, a world-class museum devoted exclusively to World War II in the Pacific Theater, and beautiful historic homes are among the destination options on the THC’s Historic Sites Free Day.