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Sam Houston Statue

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1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
800-289-0389
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Hard to get to but educational, great place to stop and stretch

Stopped here after passing the big statue several times on the highway. Its a little hard to get... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2016
Steven K
Great place to start your visit to Huntsville

The visitor information center adjacent to the statue was extremely helpful. They had helpful... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2016
marymorr
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Houston, Texas
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  • Average10%
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1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

Stopped here after passing the big statue several times on the highway. Its a little hard to get back to but worth the side trip. Not a big area but well kept and educational. Great place to get out and stretch and get a little...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

The visitor information center adjacent to the statue was extremely helpful. They had helpful brochures which the staff used to provide directions and recommendations. The statue was impressive.

Thank marymorr
Reviewed March 19, 2016

This is a very impressive bit of engineering/ architecture/art that we had driven past way too quick up the Interstate ... When next in Conroe we decided to call in to have a better look at the Big Man and took the opportunity of taking...More

Thank ANGELA K
Reviewed March 16, 2016

This is a great and quick way to pull over and get a cool family photo with the statue in the background or take pictures in general of your family members with the statue. There's also a replica of his head located feet away from...More

Thank Erin L
Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

There were so many times that my husband and I had driven by the Sam Houston Statue in Huntsville,Texas but we never stopped to visit. That is until December – 2015. We were RV camping with our grandchildren at Huntsville State Park ~ which is...More

3  Thank Monica N
Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stop for a little while and walk around. It has a small gift shop with interesting things. There is not much to do there but worth stopping.

Thank markchristy
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Coming into Huntsville from the south you can't miss Big Sam. Statue of Sam Houston stands guard above the neighboring pines. Interesting stop. Nice gift shop. Clean amenities.

Thank SnowGlobeKing
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff at the Visitors center and gift shop. Not much to do but take pictures of the statute. The statue can be seen off the highway also. Loved the area, good shade.

Thank Bea M
Reviewed February 11, 2016

Stopped by the statue of Sam Houston on the way to the Sam Houston Museum. Nicely landscaped area complete with picnic tables for you to enjoy your lunch. It is a short walk from the parking lot to the statue. The bathrooms were clean. The...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed February 2, 2016

Great place to stop along highway 45. Sam is touted as the second largest freestanding statue in America, bested only by the Statue of Liberty. Nice grounds to enjoy walking with a good museum and gift shop on the grounds. In the gift shop there...More

Thank Trish R
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