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“Impressive statue” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sam Houston Statue

Sam Houston Statue
1327 11th Street, Huntsville, TX
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Huntsville
Type: Monuments/ Statues, State Parks
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Lewisville, Texas
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154 attraction reviews
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198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
“Impressive statue”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

I drove by this twice, recently going to and from Houston. Beautiful impressive statue of a Texas hero visible from I45.

Visited May 2014
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Huntsville, Texas
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“A tourist trap! Admission is free but there's nothing to say except the statute which you can see from the highway although it i”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

A tourist trap! Admission is free but there's nothing to say except the statue which you can see from the highway. Although it is illegal to park along the highway to view the statue; there's not much to an up close and personal visit except the ability to get a closer view.Suggestion: keep on driving save your time get a better value elsewhere, for instance the prison Museum just a couple of exits down the road a lot better value.

Visited April 2014
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“Looks great from the freeway”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We only saw this from the Northbound I45 but knew it was there so slowed down a bit to look at it.
It does indeed look great set in the woods looking out over the freeway. Old Sam looks very impressive as you drive by.
By all means, slow down and take a look, but be careful. It's probably not wise to stop on the Interstate!

Visited June 2013
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“Great place to visit but please don't park on the side of I45!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

There is a lovely gift shop and information center here at the statue. There are pictures of the construction of the statue, Sam Houston related gifts and souvenirs and clean bathrooms if you stop along your way. There is no fee to enter or explore the grounds. But please DO NOT PARK ON INTERSTATE 45 TO VIEW THE STATUE! There is a great parking lot if you come to the statue from State Hwy 75. It is illegal and very dangerous to stop on the side of an Interstate!

Visited March 2014
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“Quick family visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Enjoyed the 30 minute stop, walking around, looking at the statute. The gift shop has a nice variety of items, including ice cream, which our group loved. The employees/volunteers were helpful and friendly. The grounds were maintained and safe.

Visited April 2014
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