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Sam Houston Statue

1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
+1 800-289-0389
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Nice statue

Even if it a bit obnoxious. The story about the man is interesting and the little park at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile

You have to see this in person to truely understand how awesomeness of this statue. The staff is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average11%
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1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
+1 800-289-0389
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if it a bit obnoxious. The story about the man is interesting and the little park at the Base makes it worthwhile. Lovely old house is interesting as well.

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to see this in person to truely understand how awesomeness of this statue. The staff is friendly and the view is perfect. You walk through nature trail to get to statue. It is a quick adventure that is perfect.

Thank notron11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 67 foot tall statue is worth stopping to see if you have a few minutes and are in the area. My wife didn't really care to go there. But it was less than five miles from our hotel. I like history and this is...More

Thank Muddflap52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed the size of the statue and of course all the reading just makes it intriguing. It is really worth your time so please take time.

Thank generoblyer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a quick but interesting visit to the statue. The visiting center is in the process of being enlarged and enhanced. The small visitor information offers info on the statue and a guide booklet to the location of Sam Houston's grave site located in Huntsville,...More

Thank therealprairiestorm
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Located at the side of a highway. Never seen a statue at the side of a road this big. I pulled off the road to stop and take a photo

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Roadside attraction kitsch meets historical monument. The kind people who staff the visitor center are earnest enough to keep tongue-in-cheek impulses in check, allowing you to get a sense of history along with snapshots and souvenirs.

Thank ct3inmd
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Couldn't believe this statue - I hope our country doesn't decide he needs to be torn down. A fascinating person - Cherokee connections and a true believer in the USA.

Thank sfdann
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Stop at the visitors centre to view this magnificent statue up close. The visitors centre has a washroom and shop and is quaint with a short trailing path to the statue. Well worth a 10 min stop.

Thank happyfamily4680
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Family fun, history, friendly people. Great for taking photographs. We had a 12 year old with us and she was spellbound and lived taking a picture in front of Sam

Thank Nora P
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