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San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

3523 Independence Pkwy S, La Porte, TX 77571-9773
+1 281-479-2431
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Site of battle resulting in Texas's independence from Mexico.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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3523 Independence Pkwy S, La Porte, TX 77571-9773
+1 281-479-2431
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Reviewed December 24, 2015

There is a lot to do here if you have never been, there are picnic areas on the grounds of the monument and battleship. For non history types the monument commemorates the Battle of San Jacinto that occurred 21 April 1836 when a force of...More

Thank BBtraveler19806
Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is a very educational site! The museum is small, but is worth it the visit. If you are a military member (active duty, guard or reserve) you get in free! Your guests also get in free (up to three guests).

Thank StacyWP
Reviewed December 12, 2015

If you like battlefields; if you like history; if you are partial to Texas; this is a must see. It is just across the road from the battleship Texas so it is easy to visit both. I paid the $4 for an elevator ride to...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

If you visit the national cemetery in Mexico City, you will see flowers on the grave of every past President except Santa Ana! And it's all because he couldn't beat a small band of Texian heroes here @ The Battle of San Jacinto!! Thank You...More

1  Thank GPZachary
Reviewed November 25, 2015

The site is OK and worth a visit id you arr in the area or on your way to Kemah or NASA. Stop by if you are visiting the nearby Battleship Texas. The view from the top of the monument is most of the Bay...More

Thank Kent B
Reviewed November 24, 2015

This park is about one of the battles for the Texas War for Independence. There is a small museum on the ground floor with many artifacts of life in the area before Texas. For an extra cost, there was a special exhibit about the war....More

Thank AF_Hiker
Reviewed November 23, 2015

The history behind the monument was nice. The place was clean. We got there 30 minutes before closing an upon buying our tickets we were told they are closing soon and we should be ready to leave. They closed half of the museum area 30...More

Thank Fizbin01
Reviewed November 23, 2015

I visited this several years ago when my son was working in Houston. It was early summer before the weather got too warm and humid. The battle between Sam Houston's 900 men and the 1,200 men under the command of Santa Anna fresh from their...More

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed November 16, 2015

The art deco style monument is very nice, but there are also miles of easy walking paths through the wetlands. Bring bug spray. Many different types of birds, including pink spoonbills, which were exciting to spot. Small fee to go to the top of monument,...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed November 15, 2015

There is a nice museum here with lots of information. The view from the top is fairly industrial but good for an overview of the site. Personally for me was the face that you can go for a decent walk here. But if you are...More

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February 14, 2016|
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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