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Address: 800 W Sam Rayburn Drive, Bonham, TX
Phone Number: 903-583-2455
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Learning about the Man Sam.

This is a gem kept up UT Austin. I didn't know much about Sam Rayburn, but it's nice to learn about a politician that kept humble values throughout his career.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Powderly, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is a gem kept up UT Austin. I didn't know much about Sam Rayburn, but it's nice to learn about a politician that kept humble values throughout his career.

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Independence, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Visited because Eisenhower birthplace was busy. You can read from the Speaker's personal library. Docents were helpful and knowledgeable. I would visit again.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Great artifacts and hands on exhibits. Docent was very knowledgeable and a wealth of information! Don't miss it! Replica of Washington was a real treat!

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Bent NM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

The Sam Rayburn Museum is a fine and thorough history of the longest-serving Speaker of the US House of Representatives. It contains interesting artifacts like the Speakers rostrum from the US capitol and the original chandelier from the East Room of the White House. It gives political insight in depth. It has many cartoons of the day and letters from... More 

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Sherman, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

This is my first time there and they just had some renovations done there and it is great. I went this first week that they were opened and it is great you get to hear Sam talking and a lot of hands on things to listen to.

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Jasper, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

I wasn't looking forward to visiting a "library", but this is so much more! Sam Rayburn was a real public servant and Statesman. The volunteer docent that showed us around was really knowledgeable and pointed out pictures/photos and gave us just enough information to make us want to continue on our own. We will definitely be going back when we... More 

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Gainesville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

I am just a history "nut!" I liked everyhting about the museum. It is neat to look back and see how people lived many years ago.

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batesville indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2011

There is no charge to walk into this museum and we spent one hour there. We were the only people there. The museum consists of several rooms that flow his life with photos, artifacts, and messages. While it is informative, it has a feel that it has not been updated since its opening.

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