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Sam Houston Statue

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1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
800-289-0389
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Road Trip Quick Stop

Driving back home to Dallas we stopped at the statue visiting center. The staff were super friendly... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2017
Joanne S
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Good Stop To Rest

The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable about the area and the life of Sam Houston. We used... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2017
MRB5357
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
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Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Driving back home to Dallas we stopped at the statue visiting center. The staff were super friendly and kind. Not much to see but it was easy and fast, no great delays.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed May 10, 2017

The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable about the area and the life of Sam Houston. We used this a quick stop to rest while on our trip. The walk to the statue is serene. The statue was fascinating, especially in light of the history.

Thank MRB5357
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Viewing the Statue is always interesting. The staff working the visitors Center is always so very helpful and polite. The people working in the gift shop are also special people the way they treat all the guests. you can see the statue for about 5...More

Thank vernon824
Reviewed May 1, 2017

I have been wanting to visit the Sam Houston Statue for many years and I was finally able to stop and visit. It was an amazing Texas history lesson. The location is beautiful and the gift shop had so much for me to bring home...More

Thank Ray L
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

The family and I visited the Sam Houston statue on the way home from visiting Houston. The kids enjoyed taking in the small visitor center and the large statue. Only takes a few minutes and was a great way to stretch our legs on our...More

Thank Clint C
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I don't think I would add this to any trip lists unless I was in the area with some free time. We stopped here back in the late 1990's while we were camping in Huntsville. Since then I've driven by it dozens of times as...More

Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

And of course was curious who/what this guy is. After camping, a friend and I decided to stop in with our pups. How exciting, many of us had our pups, and all were so well behaved while excited to see and meet each other. The...More

Thank BlaundNordic
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

A statue of Gen. Sam Houston the president of the Republic of TEXAS. Also his home and his museum .also nearby is the tdcj prison museum , with the origanal electric chair and a cell you can take pictures in .also the hearts veterans museum...More

Thank Larry V
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

On the north side I-45 Interstate just before entering Huntsville, TX is this huge statue of Sam Houston (guess maybe 100' tall) accompanied by a small visitors center and gift shop. There is also a nice little park between the visitors center and the statue...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed March 18, 2017

We have driven past this statue so many times and each time we say "we need to stop here sometime." Well, we finally did! It was even more awesome up close. We were there after hours, so we were not able to go into the...More

Thank Michelle W
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