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Sam Houston Statue

1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
800-289-0389
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Whoa he's big

Couldn't believe this statue - I hope our country doesn't decide he needs to be torn down. A... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
sfdann
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Salt Lake City, Utah
You must stop to see this.

Stop at the visitors centre to view this magnificent statue up close. The visitors centre has a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
happyfamily4680
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
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800-289-0389
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Couldn't believe this statue - I hope our country doesn't decide he needs to be torn down. A fascinating person - Cherokee connections and a true believer in the USA.

Thank sfdann
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stop at the visitors centre to view this magnificent statue up close. The visitors centre has a washroom and shop and is quaint with a short trailing path to the statue. Well worth a 10 min stop.

Thank happyfamily4680
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Family fun, history, friendly people. Great for taking photographs. We had a 12 year old with us and she was spellbound and lived taking a picture in front of Sam

Thank Nora P
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Quick stop for a little history lesson on one of the founding fathers of Texas. Beware of the gift shop. They wanted $16.95 for a small sticker. Also, the bathroom was not pleasant at all. Needs a little work. The statue was definitely worth seeing.

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Neat statue to commemorate Texas' founding father, but not really worth stopping, unless you just want a quick look around and cute souvenirs. There was a short walking trail and a plaque. To me it would be much better to go see the larger museum...More

Thank hillherbs
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped after going to Huntsville State Park. Nice and friendly people. The gift shop is a bit expensive, compared to others we have shopped. Great photo ops.

Thank John M
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Quick stop here and wasn't disappointed. The statue is gigantic and impressive from the road and standing right underneath. The shop is very good but toilets not so.....

Thank chocaholicgirl
Reviewed 13 July 2017

67 feet tall and on a 10 foot base, Sam Houston is hard to miss if you are on Interstate 45 about exit 109. There is no place to stop but can take exit 109 to Highway 40 east to Highway 75. You can see...More

Thank Ruth K
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I have been by the statue many times, and I am glad we finally stopped. Sunday the visitor center was closed. We enjoyed the swings on the patio. They have restrooms available It was a short walk to the statue. The sculptor did a fantastic...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Sam Houston is quite a historical figure for Texas, so it makes sense to have him appear larger than life. Yes, you can see the statue from route 45, but you don't really get the perspective for the size until you walk up to it....More

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