The Visitor Center

Come on by and say hi!Every day is a new adventure

Each and every day, something exciting is happening at the Visitor Center in Gonzales, Texas. Not only is there a wealth of historical knowledge awaiting you; but there is a smiling face (or three) to welcome you into our community.

The Visitor Center is located in historic downtown Gonzales, Texas and is frequented by seasoned intellectuals and beginners of following the Trail for Texas Independence.


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Begin your journey back in time by visiting the battleground where the first shot was fired for Texas freedom. Take a drive or walk through downtown and visit our unique shops and restaurants. Gonzales is a thriving, welcoming, and beautiful place to create memories that last forever. We also offer several ways for you to experience the history:

Come by the Visitors Center any day of the week and we can help you prepare for your visit or stay in historic Gonzales.

Visitor Center Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

414 Saint Lawrence St. Gonzales, Texas 78629

888-672-1095 (toll free)   830-672-6532

If you’re interested in relocating your family or business to the Gonzales, Texas area, we highly encourage you to review our

Relocation Information Page

See you at the Visitor Center!