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Sam Houston Park

1100 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-2504
+1 713-655-1912
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Park containing seven historic homes, an oasis of antiquity in the heart of the bustling modern city.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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1100 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-2504
Downtown
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"pleasant walk"
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"historical society"
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"early years"
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"worth a visit"
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"homes"
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"statue"
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"confederate"
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Sam Houston Park is a beautiful Green Space in Downtown Houston. There's a nice little murky lake with a few ducks. There are some interesting historic sites to read about, if you're interested in Sam Houston history. There are receiving a swing set for the...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

I visited here alone one March evening just after 6 p.m. and the park was fairly quiet except for some skateboarders, a few tourists speed walking through and a family taking Quinceanera photos. I stayed near the old buildings rather than venture down the hillside...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We went downtown to see the azaleas at a park a couple blocks away and then walked over to the Sam Houston park. It is MUCH bigger than it looks from the street. There were several historical buildings of various ages and styles, which were...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

The tour of the various historical building is on Thursday to Saturday. The tours are from 10, 11:30, 1, 2:30. The cost is $15.00 I went on Thursday morning and I was the only person on the tour. The tour leader was a very informative...More

Thank inthegarden
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Lots of old buildings from around Texas in a park like setting. Lovely pond with ducks. One of the few remaining confederate statues left. Spirit of the Confederacy. Quite a relaxing venu in the heart of downtown.

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Reviewed January 12, 2018

Nice place for a little walk on a pleasant day. Also the site of various festivals. A bit difficult to find parking, but if you're already downtown worth a visit.

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HoustonHeritage, Public Relations Manager at Sam Houston Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Thank you, if you are visiting the park Monday-Saturday we have free parking.

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Sam Houston Park is a location driven by for years with a desire for a visit. During a recent photowalk in the park this changed this year. What a delightful and relaxing stroll this park is. Full of early Houston history, with many old homes...More

1  Thank Shuttrrbug
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

Was just out walking during my stay at the Regency and stumbled across this gem in the heart of the city. Beautiful park with lots of historic buildings. LOVE how you can use your cellphone to access a spoken history of each of the buildings....More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

This park has many reconstructed historical buildings to wander around in a huge park Would have been nice to have been able to go inside to see more

1  Thank Deb F
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

A lovely peaceful park right in the city - delightful. Early houses etc give an insight into the early years of Houston. A nice surprise (and not advertised enough) is a memorial to the loss of USS Houston in World War II.

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We are normally open Thursday-Saturday for tours. Please call ahead to make sure we don't have a school tour booked at the time you would like to come.
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