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.**

General Sam Houston Day

Step back in time for a family event honoring Sam Houston and his times (1793-1863).

Enjoy historical demonstrations, hands-on activities, and period music. Tour the homes the Houstons lived in, gain access into the Steamboat House and the 19th century period cabins on the property. The events on the grounds and admission into the museum are FREE!

Saturday, April 27, 2024
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free Admission
Museum Grounds

Participating historical sites and demonstrators: Here are some of our friends that will be joining us this day.

Food/drinks: Will be available for purchase onsite. You are welcome to bring your own food to picnic on the grounds but no glass containers.

Parking: will be available at 1402 19th Street, at the museum’s Katy and E. Don Walker, Sr. Education Center. In case of overflow, you can park in the parking lot just north of the museum, at 17th Street and Avenue M (this is a SHSU dorm parking lot).

Weather: This is a rain or shine event unless the weather is dangerous to visitors.

For more information about General Sam Houston Day, contact:
Megan Buro, marketing manager, at mlb044@shsu.edu