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Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

3816 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004-3912
+1 713-942-8920
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A must!

This museum is a must see as it covers not only the role the Buffalo Soldiers played in our history... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Linda C
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Moorpark, California
Great Educational Site!

Exhibit has artifacts across several historical periods. We enjoyed the informative film and we... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
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Clinton, MD
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"The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum a proud member of the Houston Museum District is the only Museum dedicated primarily to preserving the legacy and honor of the African-American soldier, in the United States of America."
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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3816 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004-3912
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This museum is a must see as it covers not only the role the Buffalo Soldiers played in our history but also the service of African Americans in other conflicts throughout our history. Thank you to all the brave men and women who have fought...More

Thank Linda C
paul m, General Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Thanks for sharing your kind words and your 5-star review with us, Linda! We’re very glad you enjoyed your time learning about The Buffalo Soldiers and their importance in our country’s history. We hope to see you back again sometime in the future. Take care!

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Exhibit has artifacts across several historical periods. We enjoyed the informative film and we especially enjoyed the Harriet Tubman re-enactment. The whole experience was memorable for everyone in our group, especially the youth. Located in Houston's Museum District this is a site not to miss.

Thank PowerSurgeClinton_MD
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you to you and your group for joining us for a day of learning. We are happy everyone enjoyed the tour, and we welcome you all back!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

An amazing collection of memorabilia from Buffalo Soldiers! Great history lesson from those who lived the life. Highly recommend the whole family go to this one!

Thank 463marthag
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for the kind words and recommendations. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the collection, and we hope to have you back in the museum the next time you are in town!

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Want to find out the History of The Buffalo Soldiers? A very easy day and such wonderful information to discover. The lecture on the underground railroad was outstanding. Plan on going back and will spend longer time with research information available.

Thank DSquire1
paul m, General Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for the excellent review! We’re glad you enjoyed your trip to our museum and that you found the rich history of The Buffalo Soldiers to be interesting and informative. We encourage your thirst to learn more by coming back again soon!

Reviewed 15 April 2017

The museum is young in age opening in 2001 and small in physical space, but the exhibits speaks loudly of the role of the Buffalo Soldiers in the defense of the United States. We were fortunate to be greeted by Captain Matthews, the founder of...More

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paul m, General Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Louis-Thanks for taking the time to share your wonderful words with us in your review. We’re glad you enjoyed our museum and the history behind the Buffalo Soldiers. We hope that you’ll stop back again sometime soon. Have a great day!

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We are US History buffs and were very impressed with this Museum. Although not large in volume it is very informative in the struggle of Blacks to serve the USA military in a segregated environment. A one hour tour would be enough.

Thank efwarren
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for the great review! As History Buffs, we’re glad you found your trip to the museum to be informative and interesting. We hope you’ll come back again!

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Very nice tribute to the men who served in the 9th and 10th US Cavalry: many artifacts to show what life was like as a Buffalo Soldier. There were also displays on both male and female black service members, officers and enlisted, who served from...More

Thank STEVEN D
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Steven- Thanks for the visit and positive feedback. We are happy to hear that enjoyed spending time with us and learning about the rich history of African Americans in our Armed Forces. We appreciate the support, and hope to host you again the next time...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is one of the few lost treasures of Houston's past. Thank goodness it was saved. If you want to experience and historical treasure,this is IT!!!!!

1  Thank louisgarcia77833
paul m, General Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Louis- Thank you for stopping in while in Houston. We are happy to hear that you enjoy celebrating our important history, and we hope to have you back in the Museum again!

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I kinda stumbled upon this place trying to kill time. There was a lot of African American history put into this place. I learned a lot here. The tour guide was pretty good! The price was not bad. I definitely would recommend this museum.

Thank Meagainstme
paul m, General Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Megan-Thanks for stopping by! We’re glad you were able to learn some important history during your visit. We appreciate your recommendation of our museum, and we hope you will stop back again! Have a wonderful day :)

Reviewed 28 January 2017

I would rate this a 3.5 because while I think there is value to this museum, I found the organization and presentation of information a bit difficult to follow. Some examples: - A technology room (?) had a bunch of tools on one wall, with...More

Thank dodikinsmisc
paul m, Manager at Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Dodikins- Thank you for the insightful and informational review on your recent experience with us at the museum. Reviews like yours help us to understand what we can do to get more, and better information out to our guests. We will be sure to review...More

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Adults: $10.00 Students, seniors (60 and older), military: $5.00 Children (five and under): free Thursdays (1 PM until 5 PM): free
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