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Address: 1100 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-2504
Phone Number: +1 713-655-1912
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Park containing seven historic homes, an oasis of antiquity in the heart of...

Park containing seven historic homes, an oasis of antiquity in the heart of the bustling modern city.

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A Park with a difference

The park is a nice place to unwind and spend time as it has a musem on site as well as old houses and churches that you can go up to and look around. It is also a nice place to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Cathal M
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Moy, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this little piece of history by accident. The houses we lovely and very well preserved. My issue is that to get information about the houses you had to call a specific number and listen to the recording. This doesn't work well for overseas visitors. Why can't there be plaques/signs outside each house with an overview of the... More 

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn't anything big or fancy, but it was green, had some beautiful flowers, and a nice statue of Sam Houston. We sat here while taking a break to eat our lunch while visiting the Science Museum.

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Moy, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is a nice place to unwind and spend time as it has a musem on site as well as old houses and churches that you can go up to and look around. It is also a nice place to have a walk around too, located next to the central library

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Houston is very modern and does not seem to have a central downtown area. Sam Houston Park is in the middle of town and provides a lovely green space and historic houses that give the city a central base. The early history of the city is clearly presented and the information area is excellent. Take a tour is you have... More 

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The Sam Houston Park downtown Houston is loaded with the hiistory of Houston and comes with many transplanted original buildings.it is well worth your time.

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Hayward, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Saw 7 houses from the 1800-1900's. My grandfather lived in a similar style home – although not as elaborate. If you have the time, do the historical houses tour. My favorite house was the Pillot House with its wrap around porch and of course the dogs that guard the house. The gazebo has red/white/blue stars painted in the lawn.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This park is near downtown Houston and contains several buildings of historical significance to the city. Parking is adequate and adjacent to the park. Organized tours are provided frequently and are very informative. All of the buildings were interesting but my favorite was the one room cabin. Very peaceful place in the shadow of a big city.

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Thank Jeanne M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Like all gambling, don't come here EXPECTING to win $$$ from the horse races. but honestly, it's a clean facility , friday nights are $6 to get in with 50 cent draft beers, and it's good excitement watching the horses run. Food is mediocre from all the different vendors, but you can have a good time for $50 , including... More 

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Visiting Amarillo we decided to check out the Sam Houston Park for live Music and were pleasantly surprised with the turn out! The music was great, and you get to bring your own beverages and set up your own picnic to enjoy the tunes and performances.

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Katy, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

This is a lovely park with flowers, ponds, children's swings and walking paths in the middle of downtown Houston. There is a museum and 8 historic homes (2 of which were under renovation). This is run by the Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park. The museum exhibit is interesting. There are tours of the homes with the tour times listed... More 

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