Surrounded by stately live oaks, Fulton Mansion State Historic Site is located in the resort area of Rockport-Fulton. The house must have appeared incredible in 1877, as it does today, with its mansard roof and ornate trim. Interior gas lighting, flush-toilets, and other refinements were progressive and luxurious elements for this part of Texas history. Fulton Mansion is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Learn about George Fulton’s engineering skills, take a walk through a garden inspired by Harriet’s love of flowers, and hear the stories of living in a grand Victorian villa.

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Location

317 S. Fulton Beach Rd. 
Rockport, TX 78382 
361-729-0386 
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Hours

Tuesday - Saturday 
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  

Sunday  
1 - 4 p.m. 

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Tickets

Ages 5 & Under Free 
Adults $7 
Seniors and Military Veterans $6 
Active Military Free 
Students, Adult Tours, and Youth $4 
Family Fee (2 adults/1 child) $14 
School Groups $1 

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Programs

School Tours 
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Plan Your Visit

Begin your tour at the Fulton Mansion Education and History Center, located behind the mansion at the corner of Henderson and Nancy Ann streets.

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Fulton Mansion History

In 1840, East Coast entrepreneur George W. Fulton married Harriet Smith, daughter of powerful Republic-era politician Henry Smith.

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Historic Road Trip: South Texas Coastal Bend

The Texas coast stretches 350 miles from South Padre Island to the Louisiana border, extending through a diverse array of towns, each with their own rich history. The southern portion of the coast—roughly 100 miles of shoreline between Rockport and South Padre Island—offers travelers a diverse range of heritage tourism opportunities.