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Sam Houston Memorial Museum

1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
+1 936-295-1832
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This is a picture of Sam Houston's burial site

The burial site is located in north Huntsville in the Oakwood Cemetery. Cemetery is located at... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Ruth K
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Houston, Texas
Worthwhile-Learned a Lot

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum, located on the campus of Sam Houston State University on land that... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Joan W
,
Green Valley, Arizona
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1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

The burial site is located in north Huntsville in the Oakwood Cemetery. Cemetery is located at Avenue I and 9th Street. This is a historical cemetery were you will find the Graves of several interesting people.

1  Thank Ruth K
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum, located on the campus of Sam Houston State University on land that was part of the Houston farm and Woodland Home, contains the largest collection of Houston memorabilia anywhere. There are also other historic building on site including the Steamboat...More

2  Thank Joan W
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Sam Houston's grave is easily accessed from the nearby curb, it is free and only takes a few minutes to view. Several historical markers provide some background and it is worth seeing and respecting.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

General Sam Houston moument and it's free to see.worth visiting if you have time in huntsville and it's free

Thank Larry V
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

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

Thank Francisco P
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

It's a small museum of surprising quality, with amazing artifacts (Santa Anna's saddle comes to mind) in monied displays.

Thank Andie R
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

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

Thank Christi T
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

There is a lot of information in the area around the gravesite. Yellow fever killed a lot of residents in the area.

Thank Gloria S
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

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

Thank FrednVickie
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