Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site

Sam Rayburn Rayburn Cadillac Rayburn House Exterior Rayburn House Bedroom

890 W. State Hwy. 56
Bonham, TX 75418
GPS: N33° 34' 10" W96° 12' 27"
903-583-5558
srhm@thc.texas.gov

 

Rayburn Map

Step into the warm and welcoming world of one of Texas’ best known statesmen, Sam Rayburn. One of the most powerful and influential politicians in the 20th century, Rayburn served in the U.S. Congress for 48 years, holding the position of speaker for 17 years. His 1916 home, now the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site, preserves his real stories with original furnishings, candid photographs, and personal belongings, remaining as they were when he lived here. Visitors explore Rayburn’s personal life and political achievements and their impact on mid-20th-century history. The home is a National Historic Landmark, a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Upcoming Events

September 23

Farming Heritage Day

Celebrate farming history at the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site during our annual Farming Hertiage Day. Join us on Saturday, September 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m for a day of farming fun! Take part in educational, hands-on activities...

October 28

Cemetery Walking Tour

Join us for a tour of historic Willow Wild Cemetery on Saturday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m. We will meet at Sam Rayburn's grave near the entrance gates to Willow Wild. Refreshments available. The event is free and everyone is welcome.

October 28

Texas Archeology Month Open House

Celebrate Texas Archeology Month with us at the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site. View archeological materials uncovered at the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site during an excavation of the property in 1977. We will provide free tours of...

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