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Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

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Lovely experience

This small museum is very interesting. The opening video is very moving. The contributors are all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve D
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You must see it!

Awesome museum! It's small but very detailed. Was able to meet and take a picture with Sgt Maj... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Baebgurl J
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Chicago, Illinois
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank KnitsbyConnie
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank 617debrah
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small museum is very interesting. The opening video is very moving. The contributors are all proud of their contribution to American history. The coverage of Black troops in the Civil War and Indian wars are especially good.

Thank Steve D
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Steve, thank you for the kind words and support. We are happy to hear that you were moved by the history and the contributions made. We hope that you will stop back again soon!

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome museum! It's small but very detailed. Was able to meet and take a picture with Sgt Maj James Williams. He greeted us warmly. I went on Thursday when it was free from 1pm to 5pm

Thank Baebgurl J
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback from your experience. We're happy to know you took advantage of our free visits and enjoyed the museum. We hope you'll visit again in the future!

Reviewed 30 July 2018

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum in midtown Houston is a moving and interesting history of the brave and honorable journey of blacks serving their country from the Civil War to present-day. The museum is small but packed with information that may not be well-known to...More

Thank Barbara K
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Barbara, thank you for the 5 star review. We're happy to know you enjoyed your afternoon learning the history from the Civil War to present day. We hope you'll visit again in the future!

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Free museum admission Thursdays. Gift shop available and additional artifacts have been added since our last visit. It includes uniforms from many different branches of the military including NASA. It is a smaller museum but nonetheless worth a visit.

Thank C B
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you for the 5 star review. We appreciate you sharing feedback from your recent visit, and we're pleased to know you enjoyed the experience. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A relatively small museum with a collection of military weapons, and civilian and military equipment, and documentation, recalling the achievements and contribution to American civil and military history by black Americans who fought for their country.

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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback about your experience at the museum. We hope you'll visit us again in the future!

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is a real gem among similar museums. It is very well organized and easy to navigate. Start with the short film when you arrive, even if it is is progress. It will start over again for you. The museum features an amazing collection...More

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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you for the 5 star review. We strive to provide a friendly and educational atmosphere, and we're pleased to know this was reflected in your experience. We hope you'll visit us again in the future!

Reviewed 20 May 2018

Wk to his old slave mastere have no connections to Buffalo soldiers but found this a fascinating visit. It is a very personal museum - we met the founder changing one of the exhibits - and it isn't modern and flashy. But the exhibits are...More

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paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you for the review, Eliza! We appreciate your recommendation and your support. We hope you will visit us again in the future.

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Short movie when you walk in - explains everything. The displays are quick to move through, but LOTS of stuff to look at. Really helps you appreciate the Buffalo Soldiers. Veterans get in free, and there’s a discount for seniors. Gift shop is nice and...More

Thank NanaFradette
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Hello, thank you for the great review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope you will visit us again the next time you are in the area.

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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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