Michael has a BA in History & American Studies and an MSc in American History from the University of Edinburgh. He comes from a proud military family and has spent most of his career as an educator in the Middle East and Asia. His passion is travel, and he seizes any opportunity to share his experiences in the most immersive way possible, whether at sea or on the land.

Part of our in-depth series exploring the forts of Comancheria

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Sam Houston Memorial Museum
Sam Houston Memorial Museum
1402 19th St
Huntsville, TX 77340
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Welcome to the web-site of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, dedicated to the life & times of General Sam Houston, former Governor of Tennessee, victor over Santa Anna in the Texas War of Independence, first President of the Republic of Texas, Senator from the State of Texas and Governor of the State of Texas.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


$5 for general admission, $3 for children ages 6-18, $4 for 65+, and free for members/SHSU students. Closed on some federal/state holidays.

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