Sam Rayburn House and Museum

Sam Rayburn House and Museum
890 TX-56
Bonham
TX

The Sam Rayburn House Museum tells the real story of Sam Rayburn, one of the most powerful and influential politicians of the 20th century, in his authentic 1916 home. Preserved as a period time capsule, the two-story home contains all original Rayburn furnishings. The Sam Rayburn House Museum is one of 20 historic attractions operated by the Texas Historical Commission.

Visitors can explore Rayburn’s personal life and political achievements and their impact on mid-20th-century history. The grounds include Rayburn’s 1947 Cadillac, a historic smokehouse, vegetable garden, barn and garage. The home is a National Historic Landmark, a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Hours
Open: Tuesday–Sunday, guided tours at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3:15 p.m. (last tour of the day).

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

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Sam Rayburn House and Museum