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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.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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3523 Independence Pkwy S, La Porte, TX 77571-9773
+1 281-479-2431
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Reviewed yesterday

The San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site includes the location of the Battle of San Jacinto, and the USS Texas. A prominent feature of the park is the San Jacinto Monument. Visitors can take an elevator to the monument's observation deck for a view of...More

Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friends took my husband and I here after seeing Battleship Texas. Awesome views and easy elevator ride. Neat to learn some history of the Mexican American War. The battle of San Jacinto was pivotol in our gains of Western land!

Thank emmdeeceee
Reviewed yesterday

This is a place for all Texans to see and understand the history of our state. A great place for younger children and a nice display of artifacts and pictures related to the birth of the state. The monument itself is truly impressive in size...More

Thank Troy P
Reviewed 3 days ago

As you stand back and look up, it is a beautiful monument and it is amazing how this could have been built so many years back. The museum is full of artifacts on the history of Texas. The elevator ride is worth the ticket and...More

Thank baytownfun
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very impressive monument built in 1939 to commemorate the Texian win at the Battle of San Jacinto that won Texas it's independence from Mexico. The entire park is 1,000+ acres. There are some graves marked in the park across the street from...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is a lot of historical artifacts in the museum. They have a very informative film that takes about a half hour of time. In the Texas heat, the air conditioning is a welcome relief. Then there is the view from the top of the...More

Thank 386greggb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had a weekend in Houston, and this monument and the Space Center were recommended as the best places to visit. It cost about five dollars to ride the elevator to the top if the monument. The view is not 360 degrees, but it...More

1  Thank vlaney
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there a month ago; impressive and massive monument and nice view from the top of the 'obelisk'

Thank GabiMiz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unusual for a local monument to be so significant but it falls just short of spectacular. A nice memorial of the Texas freedom movement in nice detail but if you go to the top of the observation deck you are disappointed it is a 180...More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Has a lot of cool artifacts and does a pretty good job of explaining the history. I like walking around the area too.

Thank oatler
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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