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Sam Houston Statue

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Address: 1327 11th Street, Huntsville, TX
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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We have drove passed here coming and going from Houston to Dallas for over 30 years. So we decided to stop. This statue is amazing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Sandi P
Freeport, Texas
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Freeport, Texas
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have drove passed here coming and going from Houston to Dallas for over 30 years. So we decided to stop. This statue is amazing.

Thank Sandi P
Andrews, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have always check this out since i was a kid. Now that i have kid of my own i like to stop and show him the statue its an iconic thing for the area. If you hapoen to drive by on one of the few times it freezes the ice sickles hang from it and look pretty neat.

Thank Timothy H
st louis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was interesting and very huge,not much to see, we did visit other Sam Houston sites in town, but was worth the stop

Thank dswaggers
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to stretch your legs while passing on a long car ride. Make sure to take the next exit and loop around on 75 instead of parking on freeway. Small unique Texas gift shop and historical information room. Walking trail to statue is shaded and nice. Plenty of parking and room for busses. Somewhat handicap accessible.

Thank Jessica P
Kalispell, Montana
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189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 753 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We were curious about seeing this well hyped statue. Yes it was Texas Tall, and the man a hero and historic, but it could also have been added to the list for people who enjoy looking for the largest ball of twine, the biggest Jackalope, The Cadillac Ranch or the Wig Wam Motel. The small grounds around the statue were... More 

Thank MaryEllenM27
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55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Very impressive statue. Looks great at night. Good photo op and great place to stretch your legs. Restrooms could use some updating.

Thank Andrea D
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Love to take the kids here they can learn a little something about history and tall statue of Sam Houston:) Free Free always a plus. Gift shop inside the park. Free Parking.

Thank Christina_Dominguez
Port Orange, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I have always enjoyed landmarks especially roadside ones. My teens thought it was really weird to visit but quickly changed their minds once they say the enormity of the statue. This will b something they will always remember

Thank 1WConn
Englewood, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This statue of Sam Houston stands 77 feet tall, and you can see it from the highway but be sure and stop in the visitor center and gift shop. We spoke with one of the volunteers there, who knows the history of the statue and can answer all your questions about it and the area, plus is able to inform... More 

Thank Gloria S
Austin, Texas
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241 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great place to stop and learn a little history of the state of Texas. There is lots of free parking at the Sam Houston Statue and Visitor Center so that you don't have to park on the interstate. Beautiful area and fun for all ages to have your picture taken with Big Sam!

Thank Jill G

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