Huntsville Cultural District

In September 2009, the Huntsville Cultural District was designated by the Texas Commission on the Arts as one of the first seven state cultural districts.

The Huntsville Cultural District encompasses a variety of facilities and attractions including:

  • Musuems and Art Galleries
  • Artist Studios and Workshops
  • Historic Homes and Sites
  • Theaters and Performances
  • Cultural Events and Festivals 
The Cultural District is home to some of the finest historical architecture in Texas.  Enhancing the downtown buildings are murals by world renowned artist Richard Haas. You can also tour artistically unique homes built from recycled materials that were created by Dan Phillips.

You can enjoy self-guided walking and driving tours, art activities, music-theater-dance performances, shopping, antiquing, and unique eateries.

Throughout the Cultural District, you'll find attractions and displays devoted to Huntsville's cultural heritage and colorful past, including:

  • Gibbs-Powell House Museum
  • Sam Houston Memorial Museum
  • The Woodland Home
  • Samuel Walker Houston Museum and Cultural Center
  • The Wynne Home Arts Center
  • Cabin on the Square
  • Phoenix Commotion: Dan Phillips' Art Houses
  • Jane Monday Amphitheater
  • Founders Park
  • Old Town Theatre
  • Historic Walls Unit
  • Sam Houston Grave Site
  • Crazywood Gallery
  • Sam Houston State University 
Wynne Home
Downtown Wall