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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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Sam Houston Park
1100 Bagby Street
Houston TX 77002

Parent Organization:
The Heritage Society
Phone 713 655-1912
Fax 713 655-7527
The Heritage Society
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
As of MAR 2008





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 ,
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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
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On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  Yes, in Park


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