Hours

Sunday: 12:00pm – 4:30pm

Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00am – 4:30pm

**Closed: June 19, 2024 (SHSU Holiday for Staff)

**Closed: July 4, 2024 (SHSU Holiday for Staff)

Admissions

Includes same-day admission to the Memorial Museum, Walker Education Center and all historic houses and outdoor sites. There is no extra charge for entrance to special exhibitions.

Adults: $5.00

Seniors (65 and older): $4.00

SHSU Faculty/Staff: $4.00

Children (6-18): $3.00

Children (5 and under): Free

SHSU Students with ID: Free

Veterans: Free

**Guided group tours are available by reservation only. Visit the Education page to learn more about booking a guided tour.**

Contact Us

Sam Houston Memorial Museum
1836 Sam Houston Ave. 
Box 2057
Huntsville, TX 77340
936-294-1832

From Interstate 45 North or South:

    • Take exit #116 on I-45.
    • Head east on 11th Street (also called Hwy 30) into town until you reach Sam Houston Avenue.
    • Turn right on Sam Houston Avenue.  (It is the stop light at the town square which is the Walker County Courthouse).
    • Head south on Sam Houston Avenue until you reach 19th Street.  (You will pass our main museum on the right.)
    • Turn right on 19th Street.  (It is a stoplight and is the only way to turn.)
    • Turn right into the Katy and E. Don Walker Sr. Education Center Driveway  (1400 19th Street)  and drop off your students at the front door.

    There is limited parking available on the museum grounds. Additional parking is available at the Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr. Education located at 1402 19th Street and is designated by museum visitor parking signs.

    Bus Drivers: please enter the Walker Education Center driveway heading west on 19th Street as described above! After all children are unloaded at the Education Center, buses will be directed to park on 19th Street in front of the white gazebo.


Staff

Derrick Birdsall
Museum Director
936-294-3931
dcb031@shsu.edu

JoAnn Purvis
Administrative Coordinator
936-294-1831
SMM_JAP@shsu.edu

Michael Sproat
Curator of Collections
936-294-4895
sproat@shsu.edu

Nancy Gajan
Curator of Education
936-294-3153
nkg009@shsu.edu

Jude Routh
Curator of Exhibits
936-294-3292
jlk047@shsu.edu

Megan Buro
Marketing Manager
936-294-3839
mlb044@shsu.edu

Yesenia Marroquin
Rental & Custodian Coordinator
936-294-3201
yxm013@shsu.edu


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