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Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

Address: 3816 Caroline Street, Houston, TX 77004 (Midtown)
Phone Number: 713-942-8920
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Ranked #21 of 133 Attractions in Houston
Type: Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: "The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum a proud member of the Houston Museum District is the only...
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Type: Military Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: "The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum a proud member of the Houston Museum District is the only Museum dedicated primarily to preserving the legacy and honor of the African-American soldier, in the United States of America."

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It's totally worth the visit. Each time you come a tour guide will explain the history of the items.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stopped in for a visit on a Saturday not knowing what to expect. We were personally escorted through the museum by a staff member who was very insightful and helpful. The best part of our visit was the one man show reenactment of a buffalo soldiers story. This actor was poised and powerful and told a great story. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

A small museum but an enjoyable visit. Our visit included a knowledgeable tour guide; great artifacts donated by military and a room for viewing history movies. A great place to visit.

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Houston, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A small unique museum. Very interesting for adults and children. Learn everything you never knew about the Buffalo Soldiers! Very educational.

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Houston, Texas
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133 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My 16 is a history buff and he wanted to take a trip to learn more. Although I'm not as interested in history as he is I had a great experience. Take the time to visit.

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Pensacola, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

This a small museum on the history of the black race and their involvement in helping to fight for freedom in & for America. We were the only ones there so we had plenty of time to read the displays and look at the artifacts. It was interesting to learn how the Buffalo Soldiers were named but my favorite part... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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31 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Loved the Actors who portrayed the History of the American Blacks who have contributed in every 'war' since the Country existed, 'Needed but not always wanted' this Museum is a must for White Americans to begin to appreciate the contribution their countrymen who were former Slaves have made to the sucess of the US. (by the way this review is... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This museum was great. Exhibits featured many artifacts from the early days of African American Soldiers fighting for our country. The live reenactment of Harriet Tubman leading the Underground Railroad was both exciting and very informative.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

When we visited, we were lucky enough that the founder was there. He shared many interesting stories about the different artifacts and the museum. Prior to our visit, we really didn't know much about the buffalo soldiers or the history of African-American soldiers defending the United States going back to the Revolutionary War. Very informative. We highly recommend a visit... More 

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Boulder City, Nevada
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum. We were treated to a dramatization of an old woman working for the "Underground Railroad." She did an outstanding job and made it a point to reach out to each of the children present. Our guide, Captain Paul Matthews, was a real treat and did a wonderful job explaining... More 

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