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The Heritage Society

. Description:  Eight of Houston's oldest buildings restored and furnished, located in Sam Houston Park.  Museum on site is free, there is a charge for tours of the houses.
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How to find: 

Address:
Sam Houston Park
1100 Bagby Street
Houston TX 77002

Parent Organization:
The Heritage Society
Contacts
Phone 713 655-1912
Fax 713 655-7527
e-mail mailto:emartin@heritagesociety.org
URL
The Heritage Society
  http://www.heritagesociety.org
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Year Round (Museum), house tours 10, 11:30, 1, 2:30
Sunday tours  1 & 2:30
1 - 4   10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4 10 - 4
Season Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day, NY Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
As of MAR 2008
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

museum is free,
house tour fees, reservations encouraged for tours
under 18 free    $6  65+ $4  
Special Fees:
Additional Group Info: Groups of 10+ require reservations
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
713 655-1912 , mailto:emartin@heritagesociety.org
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Visit the free museum in the Long Row building, and view the exhibits and an introductory video. Take a tour of the building interiors. Last tour leaves an hour before closing. 
Big Events: Family Day (May), Candlelight Tours (Dec) Suggested Stay:
Period 1823-1905 Type of Site Building Collection
Buildings: Old Place cabin (1823), Kellum Noble House (1847), Nichols-Rice Cherry House (1850), Pillot house (1868), San Felipe German dog trot (1868), Jack Yates African-American home (1870), St John church (1891), Staiti Houston speculative house (1905), Long Row museum
Interpreters: Guides Craftspeople:
Special Programs: 
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  Yes, in Park
Vending/
Snacks
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