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Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

Closes in 15 min: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Best Black History Must see

We went and had a great and enlightening learning experience. People need to know what courageous... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David G
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Connecticut
A true gem.

Don't miss the true gem in Houston. It relates the story of the Buffalo Soldiers from the... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2019
char1scott
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Mobile, Alabama
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"The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum a proud member of the Houston Museum District is the only Museum dedicated primarily to preserving the legacy and honor of the African-American soldier, in the United States of America."
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3816 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004-3912
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is an informative film at the outset but beyond that the displays in the museum are not well done. You will learn some interesting things but if your time in Houston is limited, there are better choices for you to make.More

Date of experience: February 2019
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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the honest feedback. We work hard to provide an educational and inspiring place for our guests to learn about the history of the Buffalo Soldier. We hope you will stop back in the next time you are in town to see what...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went and had a great and enlightening learning experience. People need to know what courageous men and women they were. As always not talked about much like the tuskegee airmen. Great place for young and old to learn of the sacrifice people of color...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

David, thank you for the kind words. We hope you learned something new, and invite you back if you're in the area. Take care!

Reviewed 16 February 2019

Small but interesting museum chronicling the history of America's Buffalo Soldiers from the early days to modern times. Admission price of USD$10 just a little steep for what's on show, but it does support a good cause.

Date of experience: February 2019
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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback. We're happy to know you enjoyed exploring the chronicle of history for America's Buffalo soldiers. We hope you'll visit again in the future so we can provide a 5-star experience.

Reviewed 1 February 2019

Don't miss the true gem in Houston. It relates the story of the Buffalo Soldiers from the Revolutionary war through today. This educational opportunity is not to be missed.

Date of experience: January 2019
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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2019

Thank you for your descriptive review. It is our mission to provide this information to the public and we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

History comes to life in this museum. We were given an interactive, complete look at African American military history while also given context into the political environment. Great experience. A must do for travelers with children.

Date of experience: December 2018
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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

It makes us very happy to read a review like the one you’ve written. Positive feedback from our customers is the best form of endorsement. Feel free to come back soon for another great experience!

Reviewed 12 December 2018

So much History in this place. I visited the museum with a member of the Buffalo Soldiers society. This helped get meaning from all the displays. Awesomely great place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Davin D
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Davin, it is wonderful to read how much you were able to learn and take from our exhibits. We appreciate this kind review and hope you will consider stopping by again in the future.

Reviewed 3 November 2018

Easy to find, good car park. Captain Matthews is an inspirational collector with a mission. A genial, informative and funny host. Vietnam veteran with experience of the the grunts on the ground. Strongly recommended if you are in Houston.

Date of experience: November 2018
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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Nicholas, thank you for this very kind review and recommendation of your experience. We hope you learned something new, and invite you back the next time you are in the area. Take care!

Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is by all accounts a rather "home-grown" museum with cases of artifacts of limited interest displayed in a pedestrian manner. That said, the story of African Americans in the military is one worth telling. This museum probably operates on a shoe-string budget, so if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for the honest feedback on your time spent with us. As you saw, we are committed to our history and to telling the story of the Buffalo Soldier. We will be sure to review your feedback with our team to ensure the best...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018

I was not expecting this to be like the Smithsonian African American museum in DC and it wasn't. Its the museum of someone who wanted to share a piece of history that would have gone otherwise unknown. That is why I visited. Fund that which...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

We appreciate you taking the time to share feedback from your visit. We strive to provide an exemplary experience, and we apologize if this wasn't reflected. If you have any further suggestions to help us improve for future visitors, please give us a call at...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Small but very interesting. Some displays seamed to be incomplete or could have given more. Interesting part of army history.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Debrah, thank you for the honest feedback on your recent experience with us. We work hard to create displays to grab the attention of our guests while being educational and informative. We hope you will give us another shot, and stop in again to see...More

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Adults: $10.00 Students, seniors (60 and older), military: $5.00 Children (five and under): free Thursdays (1 PM until 5 PM): free
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