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Sam Houston Memorial Museum

1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
+1 936-295-1832
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History and more History

Our first visit to the cemetery and read about a lot of history. As both Thresa and I love history... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
generoblyer
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Kemah, Texas
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Historic place

Really enjoyed walking the grounds and seeing the museum. Sam Houston was an extremely interesting... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
JimC2626
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San Antonio, Texas
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
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1836 Sam Houston Avenue, Huntsville, TX 77340
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 23 October 2017

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

Thank JimC2626
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
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 11 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.

1  Thank 4Mack
Reviewed 10 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

Thank BlaundNordic
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