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Address: 1100 Bagby, Houston, TX 77002
Phone Number: 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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Heritage Park NOT Race Track

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Jeanne M
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Houston, Texas
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Hayward, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Enjoyed walking around the park and sitting by the fountain. Many restored homes are maintained and well cared for.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Sam Houston park offers a nice history of the building the park also holds street festivals and allow you to do photo shoots and other events

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

An incredible experience through time. "In the reflection of Houston's gleaming and modern downtown skyline are ten of the city's oldest structures. Dating from 1823 to 1905, the structures offer a fascinating stroll into Houston's past and into the lives of the city's early residents" . This is how the Heritage Society describes the Sam Houston Park and every word... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Nice place, nothing great however nothing less than great. I just used to go for a relaxation and walk.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Another beautiful park including the Heritage Society. They offer guided tours of 19th century buildings and Houston history. They have beautiful Christmas decorations.

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