Mac Woodward

Mac Woodward, Museum Director

“His appointment provides the museum with leadership continuity, together with experience and genuine passion.”

Museum Celebration

Museum, Celebration Share The Houston Experience

For more than a century, the museum has served as a center for education and information about Sam Houston’s life and the role he plays in Huntsville and Texas history.


Education At The Museum And Beyond

The Museum provides guided tours for schools and groups as well as distance learning working with Education Center Region VI.



2016 Photo Contest

Click here for 2016 Rules and General Contest Info
Click here to print Applications (one per photo is required)

We are accepting entries until Friday, September 30. Don't wait!

Miguel Covarrubias: Caricaturista

Miguel Covarrubias: Caricaturista focuses on the sophisticated caricatures that made Covarrubias famous.  His caricatures provide a unique window into the cultural and political milieu of the 1920s and 1930s.

On Exhibit:
Jun 7- July 31
Exhibit Gallery
Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr. Education Center

Bear Bend Wednesdays!

July 27: Doll Making: Ragdoll and Cornhusk

All Bear Bend activities are free and from 10:00am - noon on dates posted. For more information call: (936) 294-3153

School Tours Daily (during school year)

Visit our Education Department for more information.