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Sam Houston Memorial Museum

1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
+1 936-295-1832
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Part of a Great Day Trip to Huntsville!

Not sure why it took us 12 years of living nearby to finally plan a day & just go! Really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
texlawyer
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Houston, Texas
via mobile
Better than epected

History is written by the winners so the Mexican side is not accurately told. He married 3 times... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Starviagera
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Los Angeles, California
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1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
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+1 936-295-1832
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure why it took us 12 years of living nearby to finally plan a day & just go! Really enjoyed it! Outdoor areas and homes are very interesting, but Do Not miss the main indoor museum and educational areas. So much to see! Beautifully...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

History is written by the winners so the Mexican side is not accurately told. He married 3 times, was an alcoholic, went to live with the Indians, there is no mention of children from that marriage, was president of the republic twice, governor of 2...More

Thank Starviagera
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

D’s museum is very interesting outside because you can take pictures of the old houses that are part of this Huntsville history, if you visit the inside of the museum you can learn a lot about the history of Houston about the history of Texas...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is an interesting museum really divided into two parts – inside and outside. The inside has three sections, looking at the life of Houston before he came to Texas, a portion during the Mexican War and early nationhood, and after absorption into the USA....More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to the cemetery and read about a lot of history. As both Thresa and I love history it was 2 hours well spent and we look forward to going back. Took a couple dozen pictures and forwarded to relatives in Oklahoma. If...More

Thank generoblyer
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Really enjoyed walking the grounds and seeing the museum. Sam Houston was an extremely interesting historical figure.

Thank JimC2626
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Need to stretch your legs, eat a picnic or feed the ducks and chickens? Visit Sam Houston’s homestead with beautiful pecan trees, flowering shrubs and historical buildings and museum. Take your shoes off and walk around on the lush St Augustine grass. Walk around the...More

1  Thank coxonthe19th
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Really impressed and did not expect such a great detailed history of the man. Worth stopping and learning about Sam Houston's contribution to the birth of Texas. Museum is well organized and took at least 45 minutes to go thru and tour. We went over...More

Thank hanklucas
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It wasn't that there was a whole lit to see, but what was there was great. We all truly enjoyed it and the photo ops

Thank Nora P
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I loved this place!!! Visiting from Northern Ireland with Texan relatives last week went tho this place on my last day and It was amazing. I visited the outside buildings and the museum itself which I thought was good as the had a lot of...More

Thank chocaholicgirl
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