Address : 3816 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
Timings : 10;00 am to 4:00 pm (Tuesday- Saturday), Sunday- Monday closed
Admission Fee : USD 10 (general admission), USD 5 (students with valid ID, military), Free (ages 5 and under)
Closed On : New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve and Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday
Exhibitions : Civil War, Vietnam, Artillery, Tech Wall, WWI & WWII etc.
Programs : Mindfulness & Meditation, Paint Your History, Fit to Serve, Docent Training, Youth Diorama, Museum after Dark MOD etc.
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, located within the Houston Community College campus, is an institution that strives to highlight the lives and legacy of Buffalo Soldiers, of African American soldiers through various exhibits, events and programs. The exhibits feature items such as helmets, tools, weapons, uniforms, photographs, medals, household items and more that provide an insight into the contributions made by Buffalo Soldiers during the Civil War, Vietnam War, the 2 World Wars and also into their everyday lives.
It is popular for its Reenactment Program wherein viewers get to watch actors perform and tell stories about the lives of the soldiers. Furthermore, the museum frequently organises programs for people of all ages, which include activities like hiking, camping, painting, meditation, fitness and wellbeing, and so much more. It also rents out spaces for private events like weddings, meetings, gatherings and others.