Temporary Hours

Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Admissions

Currently, is “pay as you wish,” and a donation box is out at the museum to accept these donations. Admission donations go toward artifact preservation, exhibitions, and educational programs

Rental Facilities

Host your event at the home of one of Texas' Greatest Heroes

Whether hosting a corporate event, wedding or retreat, there is no place more distinctive and unique than the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. Our museum event staff will ensure that no matter the occasion, it is a memorable one.

Events can also be paired with tours and tailored to a variety of interests, including hands-on demonstrations. To inquire about hosting your next event at our venue, please email the rental coordinator at yxm013@shsu.edu or call us at 936.294.3201.

Review our rental policies

Our Venues

Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr. Educational Center

The facility was built a part of the Gen. Sam Houston Bicentennial Celebration in honor of Gen. Sam Houston's 200th birthday on March 2, 1993.  The 22,000 square foot center is located at 1402 19th Street on the southwest corner of the museum grounds, west of the Sam Houston State University campus.

The Walker Education Center can accommodate any party size with four meeting rooms, an auditorium, a library, Texas History library, and a large atrium. 

W.S. Gibbs Conference Hall

Located on the lower lever of the Walker Education Center, the W. S. Gibbs Conference Hall is perfect for business meetings, receptions, dinners and large gatherings. This area contains 4,300 square feet, which can accommodate 250-300 people and can be divided to accommodate small groups. In addition, a large prep kitchen is available.