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Sam Houston Memorial Museum

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Address: 1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone Number: 936 295 1832
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Beautiful, Peaceful, Amazing

We weren't too sure what to expect, so we were pleasantly surprised by the simple beauty of Sam Houston's homesite. Just standing on the property and seeing where he and his... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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G-Patch, Texas
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G-Patch, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We weren't too sure what to expect, so we were pleasantly surprised by the simple beauty of Sam Houston's homesite. Just standing on the property and seeing where he and his family lived— and where Houston died— is so moving. When we were there, it was raining, so we had the grounds pretty much to ourselves. It only made it... More 

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This lovely museum offers guests an opportunity to see how important Sam Houston was to the founding of the greatest state in the USA. Staff knowledgeable. Bring your students. Wear comfortable shoes. Plan a picnic.

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Fairfield, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

After watching the series on History Channel, we enjoyed the museum even more. It was very informative, as well as the buildings on the grounds. Only complaint would be that handouts were not available at that time as they were out. Also, no magnets on the museum itself were available for purchase. We collect!

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Granbury, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The collection at the Sam Houston Museum is impressive and contains actual artifacts belonging to Sam Houston and his family. In addition to the museum, you can see two houses where Sam Houston lived including the house where he died. It's a beautiful location on land that belonged to Sam Houston. Don't leave without spending some time watching the ducks... More 

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Dickinson, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My husband and 3 year old really enjoyed visiting this place. It is my favorite place to visit in Huntsville so far. We saw turtles,ducks, roosters,a rabbit,squirrels. I wish we could see some peacocks. The historical structures are delightful and the smell of them too. This is a must see place and be sure to bring your camera. I must... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a great place to learn about Sam Houston's life, and also to learn about the intricacies of Tejas and Texas's process of independence from Mexico and joining the Union. The historical interpreters in the village provide a realistic description of the day-to-day life of white settlers.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I really enjoyed walking through here and seeing all the history relating to Sam Houston. From his law office, to the house where his children were born, the house where we died and his funeral was held and so much more!!! Definitely a place that all Texans and history buffs should visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We spent 3 hours reading every display. They had a lot of actual pieces from Houston and his family, more than the typical stuff. We're from NY so there was a lot of family info and Texas Insight that was new to us. We'll worth the stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The first thing I noticed about this museum was the kilt that belonged to Sam. There was a lot of relevant information and this museum has a fee and you are given a tag to wear so that you can get into the other building. i enjoyed it very much.

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Brazil, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is a great area to explore Sam Houston. Tow houses on the property plus museum. We sent Sunday afternoon walking around the area. I greatly admire Sam Houston after learning more about him. Small fee.

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