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Sam Houston Memorial Museum

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Excellent museum

This is a must museum to see. The exhibits take you throughout Sam Houston’s life and his... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Rick A
Fascinating chapter of Texas History

My wife and I stopped in at the Museum for a quick visit and ended spending an enjoyable afternoon... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
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1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The museum itself was unfortunately closed during our visit so we were left to self tour the grounds and outsides of the buildings. The Steamboat House and other historical buildings on the grounds only have one or two rooms viewable thru plexiglass doors. They are...More

1  Thank Pamela R
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This is a must museum to see. The exhibits take you throughout Sam Houston’s life and his accomplishments. Provides a lot of history about the beginning of Texas as a state and the hardships the citizens endured. The museum and surrounding buildings are worth the...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed June 3, 2018

My wife and I stopped in at the Museum for a quick visit and ended spending an enjoyable afternoon. The main museum was very well laid out showing the many stages of Mr. Houston's family and political life.The staff was very welcoming and we had...More

Thank shane c
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Not sure why it took us 12 years of living nearby to finally plan a day & just go! Really enjoyed it! Outdoor areas and homes are very interesting, but Do Not miss the main indoor museum and educational areas. So much to see! Beautifully...More

Thank texlaw2
Reviewed March 9, 2018

History is written by the winners so the Mexican side is not accurately told. He married 3 times, was an alcoholic, went to live with the Indians, there is no mention of children from that marriage, was president of the republic twice, governor of 2...More

2  Thank Starviagera
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

D’s museum is very interesting outside because you can take pictures of the old houses that are part of this Huntsville history, if you visit the inside of the museum you can learn a lot about the history of Houston about the history of Texas...More

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed January 2, 2018

This is an interesting museum really divided into two parts – inside and outside. The inside has three sections, looking at the life of Houston before he came to Texas, a portion during the Mexican War and early nationhood, and after absorption into the USA....More

Thank mpgallagher2007
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to the cemetery and read about a lot of history. As both Thresa and I love history it was 2 hours well spent and we look forward to going back. Took a couple dozen pictures and forwarded to relatives in Oklahoma. If...More

1  Thank Gene R
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Really enjoyed walking the grounds and seeing the museum. Sam Houston was an extremely interesting historical figure.

Thank JimC2626
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Need to stretch your legs, eat a picnic or feed the ducks and chickens? Visit Sam Houston’s homestead with beautiful pecan trees, flowering shrubs and historical buildings and museum. Take your shoes off and walk around on the lush St Augustine grass. Walk around the...More

1  Thank coxonthe19th
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