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Sam Houston Memorial Museum

1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
+1 936-295-1832
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Interesting museum with a lot of history

D’s museum is very interesting outside because you can take pictures of the old houses that are... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
bryanmantezoni
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USA
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Nice Museum

This is an interesting museum really divided into two parts – inside and outside. The inside has... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
mpgallagher2007
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Bellaire, Texas
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1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
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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

Thank bryanmantezoni
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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

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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

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

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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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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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