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Don't miss the face proof in the amphitheater!

We've passed this statue for decades and finally stopped to learn more about it! Very impressive... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lacey C
Granbury, Texas
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Great Rest Stop

Great place to get out of car for a stretch and learn about Sam Houston. If visiting Huntsville... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Melodee S
Beach City, TX
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1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX 77340-3811
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We've passed this statue for decades and finally stopped to learn more about it! Very impressive up close. The attention to detail is amazing. Nice visitor center and gift shop!

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to get out of car for a stretch and learn about Sam Houston. If visiting Huntsville, stop in for a look see. Sit in the front porch swing and imagine that life so long ago.

Thank Melodee S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Visitor Center, beautiful park with picnic tables under majestic pine trees. The statue is a must see up close. Driving past the statue on the highway doesn't do it justice.

Thank jmatthews593
Reviewed 7 August 2018

There's not much to see if you stop at the statue visitors center. There's a short path to the statue to see it up close. I wish there had been more about the building process etc. The cat inside the visitors center was the most...More

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Anyone who loves Texas History needs to stop and see the statue to a man who helped change how people view Texas. His stature can be seen in this monument, as he looks out on East Texas.

Thank txusmc94
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I like this place . I own my own Motel on highway19. I travel this road almost every day feel very nice to watch this statue.

Thank Zore C
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is the largest statue I have ever seen. Amazingly the statue has weathered time nicely and has great detail for it’s size. This is something you will never see again.

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped by the visitor center to see big Sam. He is huge. You don’t realize how big until tou stand underneath him. Nice gift shop too!!

Thank beachnboat67
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Just stopped by the statue wow is it big. There opening a new visitor center next month. Did you know Sam is the second largest free standing statue in america. It’s also right down the street from the museum and his grave sit. A lot...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Well after years of travel we stopped to show fr8ends again and they were impressed with the history. Statue is well done but a bit touristy for our taste.

Thank Charles V
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