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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.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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3523 Independence Pkwy S, La Porte, TX 77571-9773
+1 281-479-2431
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to take note of the great murals on the storage tanks of the refineries, that seem to teasingly point you in the right direction. There are several things to do at this historic site. The monument contains a museum with displays, a theatre...More

Thank realst8ace
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Be sure to take some time to visit the San Jacinto Monument, and the n army area where Santa Ana was caught. It should take you about 2 hours to go through. It provides a wonderful historical perspective of the fight for Texas and the...More

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I'm not a Texas native or a lover of Texas history so it makes it hard to rate this. The views are nice. The stairs are a killer for an out of shape person. If you love Texas history, this is an excellent way to...More

Thank Jerri P
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The museum was nice and the views are excellent. Once you go to the top of the monument, you can see all around for miles and miles (as long as there is no fog). Great place to spend a couple of hours and very informative.

Thank Jeipc
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

37 seconds to go up 50 stories. The view -- well -- it's a long way down. I had always wanted to do this and was surprised at the $6.00 few for the ride. If you wanted to see the Museum it was additional fee....More

1  Thank AdventuresWithLiz
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The small museum is filled with interesting, well-displayed historical artifacts from this extremely important battle when Santa Anna was vanquished ("Remember the Alamo" was the battle cry) and Texas won its independence. See Santa Anna's glove and knee buckle, Davy Crockett's knife, Stephen Austin and...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

the monument is a staggering impressive tribute to the men and women of early Texas who risked and sacreficed for our states freedom

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a tast of Texas history this is the place to go. This is the world's tallest monument.

Thank akah31
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Being new Texans, we enjoyed learning the history about Texas independence from Mexico. We watched the film, rode to the top for the stunning view, explored the museum. A great destination for a hot day, as it is all inside. Really presents the Texas spirit...More

Thank birdermurdermama
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We only had time to enjoy the free areas of this museum. They are well laid out and informative, a very nice collections of historical pieces. We appreciated the free parking and lovely grounds as well. There is a package deal to see the video...More

Thank txdorsey
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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