As part of Sam Houston State University, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum is an important educational institution for the benefit of local, state, national, and international audiences. The Museum's primary focus is the life of Sam and Margaret Houston, their family, and other individuals and events important in the early history, cultures, and development of Texas and the Southwest, particularly during the period of 1832-1863 and as they relate to Texas today. Located in Huntsville, Texas on approximately fifteen acres of the Houston farm, visitors have the unique opportunity to learn about the remarkable life of Sam Houston and experience everyday life on the Houston farm. Visit the Memorial Museum, two homes Sam Houston and family lived in, other historic structures on the grounds, and the Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr. Education Center. Parking is available on the grounds or at the Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr. Education Center.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Sam Houston Memorial Museum by using our Huntsville trip itinerary planner.
Sam Houston Memorial Museum reviews
I took my wife to Huntsville, Texas for the first time and our first stop was the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. We enjoy reading about historical events and had amazing time together. I look forward... more »
Interesting Museum nicely organized and friendly staff. It’s located on beautiful grounds with old trees and ducks and hens going around. Sam Houston’s home, his office, the kitchen and other... more »
The museum is okay, but definitely check out the buildings set up set up to look at how homes around here used to look inside. It is an interesting expiriance.
Absolutely loved this museum. Came here as a chaperone on a field trip and it was amazing! Loved how each group was divided and taken to a different area and given such thorough tour. Will definitely be returning here with family.
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