The Visitor's Center is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visitor's Center Staff are taking multiple measures to ensure the safety of our guests and employees. Click the link below to read what steps we're taking at this time. 

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Durst Taylor House and Gardens

  • Durst-Taylor Historic House and Gardens is an 1830s wood-frame house interpreted to the 1840 to 1860 time period when the Blackburn family lived there. The house is the second oldest structure still standing on its original site in Nacogdoches. Visitors will start their tour at the Visitors Center and then will be guided through the house and grounds. The grounds include a blacksmith shop, smokehouse and historic gardens.