Top things to do in Victoria

Historic Building in Victoria

Old Victoria County Courthouse

Fronting the picturesque DeLeon Plaza, the majestic granite and limestone Old Victoria County Courthouse dates from 1892 (replacing a more modest 1849 structure), when such buildings were a source of local civic pri…
Museum in Victoria

Nave Museum

This small Greek Revival temple just outside downtown was constructed as a museum dedicated to Texan artist Royston Nave in 1932. The exhibits, which rotate every few months, run the gamut of styles but pull heavily…
American in Victoria

Dairy Treet

This local favorite is an old-time soft-serve-ice-cream joint with fresh cooked burgers and hand-dipped onion rings. It’s pure Americana hanging out here on a balmy evening. When it's cold out, staff close up shop o…
Bar in Victoria

Moonshine Drinkery

For a craft beer or fancy cocktail downtown, this is the go-to place, and the regular schedule of live music certainly doesn't hurt either. Try a flight of assorted moonshine flavors for a real kick.
American in Victoria

Huvar's Artisan Market

Housed in a historic commercial building on the south side of the old town, Huvar's has a farm-to-market vibe and a hip ambience to complement the tasty coffee and food.
Church in Victoria

St Mary's Catholic Church

The third building used by the local congregation since the colonization of Victoria, the current neo-Gothic structure and the convent building next door date from 1904.
Barbecue in Victoria

Mumphord's Place

The neighborhood vibe and counter service here fit well with the slow-cooked meats and filling sandwiches – it's almost like having dinner at a friend's house.
Deli in Victoria

Fossati's Delicatessen

When you need a quick meal or a cold drink to go with your history, this reputed oldest deli in Texas (founded 1882) is a good accompaniment to a historic tour of Victoria. Make friends at the bar.