Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site

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890 W. State Hwy. 56
Bonham, TX 75418

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

December 7

Holiday Open House at the Sam Rayburn House

The Christmas tree is up, the garlands are hanging, and the candles are battery-powered at the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site this holiday season. Join us on December 7, 2023, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. as we have our annual Holiday Open House...

December 9

December Hands on History at the Sam Rayburn House

Deck the halls with festive cheer with the Sam Rayburn House’s December Hands on History! Join us from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 9th to learn how to turn basic paper, glue, and string into creative holiday ornaments! The Hands on History...

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