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Site of battle resulting in Texas's independence from Mexico.
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3523 Independence Pkwy S, La Porte, TX 77571-9773
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Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful viewsfrom attop of the Monument!you must take the elevator ride up> Lots of authentic relics from Texas wars. Clean restrooms.

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to spend the day walking or riding bike through park. We went to the top of Monument for great views. A lot of history to see inside with all the displays.

Thank tommydphillips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing feat on engineering commemorating the San Jacinto battle site. You can go to the top on an elevator and visit the museum with all sorts of artifact from Texas legends. A must for all Texans and history buffs.

Thank pickybiz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lived on the west side of Houston most of my life, and never bothered to visit, until today. Kids playing in baseball tourney in deer park, so we stopped by. They had a great time, and learned more about our Texas history. Able to explore...More

Thank Bdelatorre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great landmark and definitely a must see for any outside visitors looking for some history on Texas. I has fun coming here and I must admit paying for the elevator to the top was well worth it (expect for the fast pressure changes) and the...More

Thank Andrew U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here when I was a middle school student in the 80s and studying Texas History. A lot of the exhibits appear to have been unchanged since then. The dioramas of sites in the Republic of Texas have aged well, but some of the...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018

This was our third trip to San Jacinto Battleground, we enjoyed it before and it is such an icon of the Texas Battle history. We found it dirty and in disrepair, we were not only saddened but ashamed that such a monument was not being...More

Thank GuidaSue
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

I loved the museum, while it was a very small museum, it was still fun to be at. I enjoyed the tour of it. I got to see some swords, guns, paintings. Just an over all learning experience. :)

Thank Juan Z
Reviewed June 4, 2018

This is a neat area to see and take in. The old trees are amazing and the ports surrounding it are neat. We loved walking around the area. There is a public bathroom in this area too. If you are a fan of Texas History,...More

Thank txtrvlrs
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Had a couple of hours to ‘kill’ between some business appointments and being in the area and not having visited the Monument while living in Houston for six years many decades ago, decided “Why not?” And then realizing it was Texas Independence Day, said, “Have...More

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Response from Beauster | Reviewed this property |
Yes the monument is open on Sunday. The parking is free, there is a charge of $5 to go up the monument the view is great but the museum is free.
February 14, 2016|
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Response from shinergal99 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes, it's open on Sunday's. Go to sanjacinto-museum There is no entrance fee to the grounds or inside, but there is a small fee to go up to the observation deck (def worth it!), to watch the movie (def worth it!), and... More