Temporary Hours

Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Admissions

Currently, is “pay as you wish,” and a donation box is out at the museum to accept these donations. Admission donations go toward artifact preservation, exhibitions, and educational programs

Museum Overview

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is an educational institution that teaches about the exciting history of Texas and the life of Sam Houston and his family through a variety of programs and exhibits.  The complex is situated on 15 acres of the original farm of over 200 acres owned by General Sam Houston and his family from 1847-1858. 

Museum Map

Sam Houston Memorial Museum

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Woodland Home

This home was built by Sam and Margaret and is still located on the original site. 

lawofficeinterior_webLaw Office

This cabin functioned as Sam's unofficial office during his tenure as a U.S. Senator. 

museum mainThe Rotunda

The Rotunda is the most distinctive landmark on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum complex. It contains Sam Houston's artifacts and provides exhibits on events surrounding the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston's family, Texas' Annexation, the Mexican War and Civil War.

museum storeWigwam Neosho

Centrally located on the Museum grounds, the Wigwam Neosho museum store has Texas-inspired gifts and souvenirs for all ages!

The store is open during Museum hours or you can shop our online store.

live exhibitsHistorical Demonstrations

Various historical demonstrations are held throughout the year such as weaving, woodworking and blacksmithing.  In addition, educational events are held year-round such as the General Sam Houston Folk Festival, the Houston Family Christmas, and Harvest Festival. 

Walker education centerWalker Education Center

The 22,000 sq. ft. conference center includes an auditorium and exhibit gallery. 

Steamboat3Steamboat House

The Houstons lived in the Steamboat House after they returned to Huntsville in 1862.  This is where Sam spoke his last words "Texas, Texas Margaret."

duck pondGrounds Features

The grounds features the Guerrant Cabin, Bear Bend Cabin, and the Duck Pond. Additionally, learn what's growing in our herb garden.