Visitor Information

Mission Dolores State Historic Site has much to offer visitors.Mission Dolores State Historic Site has much to offer visitors. Starting at the museum, heritage travelers can explore the reasons behind Spanish settlement of East Texas and the roles the missions played in global diplomacy.

At the Mission Dolores campground, visitors can camp overnight.

Visitor parking is available on site at the visitor's center and campgrounds.

Groups & Tours

Guided tours for individuals and groups can be scheduled for any day of the week during normal operating hours. Please submit a tour reservation form a minimum of one week in advance to schedule your tour time.

Gift Shop

A gift shop is located inside the visitor’s center. Items available for purchase include books, t-shirts, coffee mugs, stuffed animals, jewelry and more.


The visitors center is wheelchair accessible, and most campsites are on hard ground with wheelchair-accessible picnic tables and fire rings. The campground also has ADA-approved restrooms and showers. The nature trail is not accessible by wheelchairs.


Restrooms are available in the visitor's center, and restrooms with showers are provided at the campground.

We’re always looking for ways to improve the visitor experience and are open to suggestions or ideas for future programming and activities offered at the site. If you are a part of an organization such as a school group, historical society, garden club, scouts, etc., and would like us to bring a program to your location, please feel free to contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you.