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“Charming park with great history!”
Review of Sam Houston Park

Sam Houston Park
Ranked #61 of 338 things to do in Houston
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Owner description: Park containing seven historic homes, an oasis of antiquity in the heart of the bustling modern city.
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Was just out walking during my stay at the Regency and stumbled across this gem in the heart of the city. Beautiful park with lots of historic buildings. LOVE how you can use your cellphone to access a spoken history of each of the buildings. Park goes on much further than you initially think when you first enter. The ladies at the historical society seem to love their work and gladly will show you around. Great for a pleasant walk through history or just a place to go stretch and relax. Note, it does close down at night, so make sure to come during the day.

3  Thank Jo D
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

This park has many reconstructed historical buildings to wander around in a huge park Would have been nice to have been able to go inside to see more

1  Thank Deb F
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

A lovely peaceful park right in the city - delightful. Early houses etc give an insight into the early years of Houston. A nice surprise (and not advertised enough) is a memorial to the loss of USS Houston in World War II.

2  Thank Kesteven
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Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

I'm not a history buff but I love historic homes and buildings. This is a must-see. Unfortunately I went on a Sunday and there were no guided tours. We were able to see the inside of one of the oldest homes so that was great. All the historic homes are incredible to see and to stand on their porches was so neat. Worth a stop by. Cute museum too.

5  Thank TRAVELINGIRL_11
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

Established over a century ago this park contains historic buildings from around the area, including one that was on this site since 1844. The park sit right at the feet of the Houston skyscrapers and was saved from developers in the 1950s.
It is a great place to sit and contemplate history.
There is an Annual Candlelight Tour in the park during Christmas time.
There is a Houston history museum across the street.

2  Thank Robert S
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