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Didn't get inside, not enough time, but the outside exhibits were fantastic!! Some of the audio boxes didn't work, but the signs said the same thing, with lots of info, never feeling short-changed that the audio DIDN'T work.
The grounds are beautiful. Picnicking we did,...More
A beautiful and peaceful 15 acre museum that's managed by Sam Houston University. There are various preserved buildings, a little lake, and a traditional museum that makes this both an indoor and outdoor experience. The Bluebonnets and Indian blanket flowers were in bloom and just...More
This festival is a wonderful experience for all ages, but especially for children. The museum's 15 acre grounds are transformed into a Texas frontier settlement. There are all sorts of reenactments, live music, food such as homemade root beer, craft booths, and just a general...More
There is a main museum building dedicated to the life of Sam Houston. There are not many artifacts. You just walk from room to room reading the displays. Admission is a "Suggested Donation" of $5 for adults. The grounds around that main building have various...More
Sam Houston loved Texas. But he loved his family more.
This park tells the story of the Houston family (who've been family friends of mine for nearly 50 years).
I asked my wife to marry me at the steps of the Steamboat House.
Headed out on a beautiful Sunday to see more Texas history. This museum was an excellent adventure ($4 for seniors). Very well done, 3 rooms covering Sam Houston's early life to his years making legendary history and finally his later years. I got chills when...More