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Sam Houston Memorial Museum, Huntsville

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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.
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  • If you want to learn how Hunstville and even Texas was shaped by a few men then this is the museum for you. The artifacts and memorabilia is astounding for a museum this small so that alone makes it.....  more
    If you want to learn how Hunstville and even Texas was shaped by a few men then this is the museum for you. The artifacts and memorabilia is astounding for a museum this small so that alone makes it.....  more »
  • Small but very well done museum filled with artifacts of the early Texas history. Sam Houston has such a prominent part in the founding of the state. I especially liked the case of artifacts that... 
    Small but very well done museum filled with artifacts of the early Texas history. Sam Houston has such a prominent part in the founding of the state. I especially liked the case of artifacts that...  more »
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  • Super nice facilities. Sometimes they have demonstrations outside that are very nice. Also has a duck pond.
  • Bearcats form the 1970s so we love that this park and homes have been maintained well. The grandkids love the ducks and other wildlife.

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