What Are Some of the Popular Attractions in Round Top, TX?


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Some popular attractions in Round Top, Texas, include the McAshan Herb Gardens, Briscoe Center for American History and Bybee Square. Visitors can also go antiquing at Marburger Farm or during Antique Weekend and the Vintage Texas Antique Show.

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Tourists can visit the Round Top Festival Institute, which not only has regular musical events, but also contains the McAshan Herb Gardens, a collection of themed areas featuring herbs from around the world. This location hosts performances from both the Texas A&M University Singing Cadets and Wind Symphony and is also the location of the annual Round Top Music Festival. Another popular annual attraction is Shakespeare performances at the Winedale theater.

Bybee Square and the Briscoe Center for American History are both popular attractions for history buffs. Bybee Square is not only a historical center of the town with a genuine vintage trolley but also offers boutiques and shopping, live entertainment and art galleries. The Briscoe Center for American History is a 225-acre site where tourists can view genuine historical houses, engage in the historical Texas German culture of the area and enjoy Shakespearean plays in the Theatre Barn.

Round Top is also a top destination for antique enthusiasts. In addition to annual antique festivals and shows, there are also plenty of local areas dealing in antiques such as Marburger Farm, Warrenton, and Margaret Meier's Vintage Fabrics & Etc.

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