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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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Battleship USS Texas and San Jacinto Monument Tour
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Site of battle resulting in Texas's independence from Mexico.
  • Excellent52%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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3523 Independence Pkwy S, La Porte, TX 77571-9773
+1 281-479-2431
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is an interesting museum located in the base of the monument, together with a shop and toilet facilities the monument is an impressive sight as it the reflection pool, located in a large park. it is close to the USS Texas Battleship which makes...More

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about this tall monument on our Houston City Tour and decided to check it out. Free museum inside that shared lots of Interesting insights about the battle here and more. We discovered the personal story of Sam Houston, and even his mother’s inspiration...More

1  Thank 262DianeV2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good to peruse FREE monuments, museums, sites that offer interesting US history, battleship. Nice leisure outing. Not too tourist, crowded, commercialized.

1  Thank 808Sunshine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to learn about Texas history. The monument itself is very impressive, not only from the outside but also from the inside. We were able to visit the museum that is on the first level and it offers a lot of...More

1  Thank Marianela L
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We went to San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Its where Texas won its freedom in a battle with Mexico. There is a museum as well as monument. The battle was fought after the Alamo. The surrender of Mexico to Texas led to Texas becoming...More

1  Thank mini
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Went to go look at this attraction it’s very tall went inside and looked at some old things if you want to go up in there you have to pay to go up in the elevator like 500 feet or more I guess it really...More

1  Thank bruce p
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We came to visit and go up the monument which we did. Disappointingly they charge for everything: going up the monument is $6; watching the film id $6; and, visiting the museum id $6. A combo ticket saves you $1.50 across all three activities. It...More

Thank Helena L
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Did not know about the San Jacinto monument - taller than the Washington monument. Incredible history. Great views. Informative guides. Exhibits well done and easy to read. A terrific glimpse into not only Texas history but how one-third of the US left Mexican territory.

1  Thank mikehJ5619DZ
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Learn about the foundation of Texas! Great views from the top. Yes, there is a fast lift! Free parking. Like most US attractions therr is no coffee shop.

1  Thank rod964
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place, above all else, is where the future of the world, not just Texas, changed. And it tells little about this famous battle where in the space of 18 minutes 700 men overran and destroyed the much larger, better trained and equipped Santa Ana's...More

1  Thank Kevin P
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14 February 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.
14 February 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