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

 

Map showing the location of Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site

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

May 5

Bonham Heritage Day

Visit the Sam Rayburn House booth and museum store and see Rayburn’s 1947 Cadillac Fleetwood on display at this annual festival.

May 6

State Historic Sites Free Day

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Celebrate THC State Historic Sites Free Day on May 6!

In celebration of National Preservation Month and Texas Travel and Tourism Week, the THC will offer free admission to state...

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