The Texas State Cemetery is located approximately one mile east of the Capitol and consists of 18 acres. The Cemetery provides a final resting place for individuals who have made a significant contribution to Texas. Both state and federal Texas politicians are buried at the Cemetery in addition to other notable individuals such as author James A. Michener, Artist Tom Lea, Folklorist James Frank Dobie and American Sniper Chris Kyle.
Visitors can tour the grounds on their own through an audio tour provided at the office (open Monday-Friday).
For a guided tour, groups must have more than 10 people. A reservation is required. To book reservations, email Cemetery.Tours@tspb.texas.gov or call 512.305.8524. Group tours are free and approximately 45-60 minutes long.
Parking is available for all visitors on Navasota Street between 7th and 11th Streets at the office.
909 Navasota Street (map)
Office: Monday through Friday 8a.m. to 5p.m. Grounds: 8a.m. to 5p.m. daily.