The French Legation Museum is a non-profit historic house museum. The structure was built as the diplomatic outpost for King Louis Philippe of France to the Republic of Texas in 1841. The Daughters of The Republic of Texas serve as custodians.
Bonjour SXSW! Chef Remi pop up restaurant this week. Perfect day for food and wine at this beautiful place.
Tours are given at 1:15, 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00pm.
Small but informative, self-guided tour fine...
Warby Parker party
The "Cinema East" summer film series here was good fun. See whats in store here during SXSW this year at do512.com
The historic residence was built by the French diplomat Alphonse Dubois de Saligny to the Republic of Texas in 1840-41. It became a museum under the Daughters of The Republic of Texas in 1956.
If you love history as much as we do, you'll love the clever offerings of their Museum Store. Especially the "J'Adore Texas" T-shirts.
For sxsw the perimeter is decidedly French, if venue is full think of the maginot line.
No Free Beer Here.
No line at the back gate and they aren't checking bags.
Beer isn't free this year. Fucking bullshit.
Cults, James Blake, tUnE-YarDs, and more come together at French Legion Museum for crepes on Friday (3/18).
Originally built by the French diplomat to The Republic of Texas. In 1956, the home became a museum under the custodianship of The Daughters of The Republic of Texas.
The lawn stage vibe is lovely, but the tent on the Hill stage is already getting crowded.