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Address: 1327 11th Street, Huntsville, TX
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Get off the freeway and go park

Unfortunately 99.999% of visitors only see this statue from the highway. DO NOT PARK ON THE INTERSTATE. Take the next exit and park safely in the parking lot. Not only is it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
yukon2007
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Houston, Canada
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Houston, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Unfortunately 99.999% of visitors only see this statue from the highway. DO NOT PARK ON THE INTERSTATE. Take the next exit and park safely in the parking lot. Not only is it dangerous to park on the interstate, but you can be ticketed. Museum is interesting and the grounds around the statue are always nicely manicured. It's a great break... More 

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Onalaska, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Its a huge monument right off the freeway. Its not easy to get to and you have to go stand out by the freeway to get a good picture, but its really an amazing place.

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Mabank, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We have driven by Sam so many times.... He is impressive from the highway. This trip, our son needed a restroom, so we stopped in. I'm happy we did! It was really cool to see this impressive statue up close. A neat photo opp in addition to the clean and spacious restroom facilities, gift shop and information center. There we... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

... and really cool. You can see this from I45 but it is worth the 15 minute detour. Recommend following thus with the Sam Houston Museum.

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Somerville, Alabama
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88 reviews 88 reviews
36 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

You need to stand by it to appreciate its true size, but a drive past it on the interstate would be enough.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This statue is best observed from the highway where you are not allowed to stop. The area around the statue is so very close that the statue cannot be truly seen but there is information there to read. The information in the visitor center is very good and talks about the other attractions in Huntsville as well, like the prison... More 

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Brazil, Indiana
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

You will definitely see this statue from the highway. go to the next exit past statue and Turn right and go back to the visitors center and short walk to statue. It is very interesting

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Huntsville, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I took my kids to see the statue that we passed all the time up close. And let me tell you....WOW. It's amazing. The detail work is just awesome. You really have to see this first hand. Just a little warning; standing under it will make you feel real small (or at least it did for me!)

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Pottsboro, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Massive welcoming site when entering Huntsville from the south and in a nice, natural setting. Wish they had one on the north side of Huntsville.

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Irving, Texas
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16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We finally stopped at the Sam Houston Statue. We've always just driven on past. The route off of the highway was kinda strange but after a few minutes we were there. There is a small gift shop and restrooms at the visitor center. The Big Sam statue itself is impressive in size, just like Texas. We snapped a few pics,... More 

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