We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Looks great from the freeway” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Sam Houston Statue

Sam Houston Statue
Ranked #2 of 17 things to do in Huntsville
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Craven Arms, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
186 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Looks great from the freeway”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We only saw this from the Northbound I45 but knew it was there so slowed down a bit to look at it.
It does indeed look great set in the woods looking out over the freeway. Old Sam looks very impressive as you drive by.
By all means, slow down and take a look, but be careful. It's probably not wise to stop on the Interstate!

Visited June 2013
Helpful?
Thank youkillemwechillem
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

174 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    85
    65
    20
    3
    1
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great place to visit but please don't park on the side of I45!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

There is a lovely gift shop and information center here at the statue. There are pictures of the construction of the statue, Sam Houston related gifts and souvenirs and clean bathrooms if you stop along your way. There is no fee to enter or explore the grounds. But please DO NOT PARK ON INTERSTATE 45 TO VIEW THE STATUE! There is a great parking lot if you come to the statue from State Hwy 75. It is illegal and very dangerous to stop on the side of an Interstate!

Visited March 2014
Helpful?
Thank JamieSA
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Quick family visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Enjoyed the 30 minute stop, walking around, looking at the statute. The gift shop has a nice variety of items, including ice cream, which our group loved. The employees/volunteers were helpful and friendly. The grounds were maintained and safe.

Visited April 2014
Helpful?
Thank Munch75
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Lowry, Minnesota
Level Contributor
22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great piece of Texas history.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stopped by here on our way home from Galveston. I'm so glad we did. Nice little outdoor area, with a cute gift shop and interesting little information area. The statue is amazing. If you're visiting Texas, or if you're a native you need to add this to your list.

Visited March 2014
Helpful?
1 Thank Kristin S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Sam Houston”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

Very nice, they hace a gift shop and an information center; also see Sam Houston's tomb which is in Huntsville as well.

Helpful?
Thank Jariv4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Sam Houston Statue also viewed

 

Been to Sam Houston Statue? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing