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Sam Houston Memorial Museum

1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
+1 936-295-1832
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30th Annual General Sam Houston Folk Festival--May 12-14, 2017

This festival is a wonderful experience for all ages, but especially for children. The museum's 15... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Christi T
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Huntsville, Texas
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There is a lot of information in the area around the gravesite. Yellow fever killed a lot of... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
Gloria S
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Englewood, Colorado
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1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
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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
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
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
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

FYI people. The statue of Sam Houston and his graveside are not on the museum grounds. Still a must to see in Huntsville, Texas.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Sam Houston loved Texas. But he loved his family more. This park tells the story of the Houston family (who've been family friends of mine for nearly 50 years). I asked my wife to marry me at the steps of the Steamboat House.

1  Thank derek1836
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Headed out on a beautiful Sunday to see more Texas history. This museum was an excellent adventure ($4 for seniors). Very well done, 3 rooms covering Sam Houston's early life to his years making legendary history and finally his later years. I got chills when...More

Thank BaseballM0m7
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Not just the old buildings, moved here as a collection, but check out the special events such as blacksmithing and woodworking which are scheduled on occasional Saturdays.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had to leave too soon, but I really enjoyed seeing everything I was able to see. I adore history, especially Texas history and this is definitely the place to go to get educated on Texas and Sam Houston, a key player in our Texas...More

Thank debsan55
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Wonderful place for children to walk the grounds and experience life in the 1800's. There are several buildings from throughout Houston's life such as his law office, his homestead house, and the house he died in. All are set up with furniture and items from...More

Thank Christi T
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop and see the statue of Sam Houston and take pics as my husband is related to him. When we got out of the car and walked around we realized there was much more to see then we knew. Very nice little...More

Thank Jessi N
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