Sunday: 12:00pm – 4:30pm

Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Closed: Dec. 16 (scheduled power outage); Dec. 24-26; Dec. 31 and Jan. 1


Includes same-day admission to the Memorial Museum, Walker Education Center and all historic houses and outdoor sites. There is no extra charge for entrance to special exhibitions.

Adults: $5.00

Seniors (65 and older): $4.00

SHSU Faculty/Staff: $4.00

Children (6-18): $3.00

Children (5 and under): Free

SHSU Students with ID: Free

Veterans: Free

**Guided group tours are available by reservation only. Visit the Education page to learn more about booking a guided tour.**

Photo Contest Exhibit

Photo Contest Exhibit

The museum hosts an annual photography contest each year.  The photos then entered in the contest become part of the Photo Contest Exhibit, an exhibit open to the public in the exhibit gallery at the Katy & E. Don Walker, Sr. Education Center.


14th Annual Photo Contest (2023)

Deadline to enter contest:  October 30, 2023



Texas History,



Natural Devastation

Photo Contest Exhibit:  November 7 – December 23, 2023

Artists & Awards Reception:  November 16, 2023, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. (awards announced at 5:30 p.m.)


Photo Contest Rules

Photo Contest Application