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Sam Houston Memorial Museum & Republic of Texas Presidential Mus



About Us

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum and Republic of Texas Presidential Library is part of SHSU and is dedicated to preserving the memory of Sam Houston (1793-1863) and his times in a 15-acre complex located on the site of the property and home of Gen. Sam Houston. 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. There is an admission to visit the Memorial Museum while the grounds are free to enjoy from dawn to dusk. Enjoy a picnic lunch by the duck pond. Wi-Fi access is also available on the grounds if you need a relaxing place to work away from the office. Guided tours are available by reservation. Throughout the year, the museum hosts a variety events, such as General Sam Houston Day, historical demonstrations, and exhibit openings. Rental facilities are also available at the museum’s Walker Education Center for meetings, birthday parties, and more! The museum is here to assist the Huntsville community.

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