The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park

The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park

1100 Bagby
Houston, TX 77002
Neighborhood: Downtown
The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — The Heritage Society
1100 Bagby
Houston, TX 77002
Neighborhood: Downtown

Maximum Capacity: 1137 people
Availability
Historic Settings for Your Memorable Moments. Discover us for your Business Meetings, Conferences, Seminars, Receptions, Dinners
Parties, and Weddings. Rates include the event venue only. Catering, entertainment, and outside rentals are not included and must be arranged by and paid for by the client.

The Heritage Society was founded in 1954 by renowned Houstonians Faith Bybee, Harvin Moore and Marie Phelps in order to save the 1847 Kellum-Noble House from demolition. They had one goal in mind: preserve the hastily disappearing past of this great city for the education of future generations.

The Heritage Society is the city's only outdoor, interactive historic museum and park. Nestled in 19 acres of beautiful green parkland in the heart of downtown Houston, The Heritage Society boasts 8 historic structures dating from 1823 to 1905. Each historic structure is authentically restored to reflect its original magnificence. Each year, The Heritage Society hosts countless school-aged children and visitors from around the world. Folks come from near and far to learn about the families and the lifestyles that inhabited these historic homes - what life was really like in frontier times for early settlers in Houston.

The mission of the Heritage Society is to preserve the complete history of the community and region through preservation and restoration of historic structures, exhibition of historical artifacts and presentation of education programs which focus on Houston and Harris County's diverse past and its relationship to the present and future. The Heritage Society was the first museum in Houston to be accredited by the American Association of Museums.
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The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — The Heritage Society
The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — The Heritage Society

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The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, HoustonThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — 1878 Duncan StoreThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — 1911 Model T Ford in the MuseumThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, HoustonThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, HoustonThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, HoustonThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, HoustonThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, HoustonThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, HoustonThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — Conference RoomThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, HoustonThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — John B Connally Plaza tentedThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — John B Connally Plaza tentedThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — John B Connally Plaza tentedThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — John B Connally PlazaThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, HoustonThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, HoustonThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — 1868 Pillot House
Built in 1868 by Eugene Pillot, this house was occupied continuously by the Pillot family until 1964. The family gave the house to the park in 1965. The mid-Victorian structure features significant innovations, including its kitchen which is believed to have been one of the first attached kitchens in Houston.The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — PlazaThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — 1891 St. John Church rented out for weddingsThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston — Tea RoomThe Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston
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1891 St. John ChurchPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 75 people
1891 St. John Church, The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston

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1891 St. John Church, The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston1891 St. John Church, The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park, Houston
In 1891, German farmers built this country church in northwest Harris County for their Evangelical Lutheran congregation. It still has its original altar-pulpit and cypress plank pews. The church was given to the Heritage Society by the congregation in 1968.

1891 historic church building noted for its simple beauty and lack of ornamentation; neoclassical structure with Gothic windows and shutters; octagonal steeple. Usage protocol will be provided.
Links: Website
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Classroom - 18"
Capacity: 75 People
Reception
Capacity: 75 People
Features
  • Special Features: Neoclassical structure with Gothic windows and shutters; octagonal steeple.
Conference RoomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 12 people 265 sq ft 24.6 sq meter
John B. Connally PlazaPhotos Available
Alternate Venue Max Capacity: 500 people
Museum GalleryPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 400 people 3000 sq ft 278.7 sq meter
Tea Room at Long RowPhotos Available
Alternate Venue Max Capacity: 150 people 1300 sq ft 120.8 sq meter
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