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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“texas history” (119 reviews)
“elevator ride” (28 reviews)
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3523 Independence Pkwy S, La Porte, TX 77571-9773
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+1 281-479-2431
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"texas history"
in 119 reviews
"observation deck"
in 41 reviews
"elevator ride"
in 28 reviews
"sam houston"
in 28 reviews
"beautiful monument"
in 12 reviews
"santa ana"
in 11 reviews
"the houston ship channel"
in 13 reviews
"oil refineries"
in 6 reviews
"republic of texas"
in 8 reviews
"great site"
in 6 reviews
"reflecting pool"
in 12 reviews
"native texan"
in 5 reviews
"great history lesson"
in 7 reviews
"industrial area"
in 5 reviews
"battle ground"
in 5 reviews
"minute film"
in 5 reviews
"interesting artifacts"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a group of students but the elevators were closed but got lots of history from the volunteers who were quite helpful.

Thank Astros80
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only a short drive outside Houston. Some of the exhibits are free but get the combination ticket. The movie alone is worth the price. Current special exhibit is on Mexican American war. Lots of reading small print in all exhibits. Free portion begins with pre-Columbian...More

Thank Lee W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were only here for a quick visit after we saw the Battleship Texas, which is nearby. We toured the museum that is free , opted out of the movie and Mexican American Museum, which was an additional charge. It was $6 to ride to...More

Thank Karen H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A TEXAS HISTORCAL SITE BATTELFILD!!!! The monument stands on the battelfild, lots of historcal displays, no charg to enter the monuments,5 dollars to go to top of monument,also show movie on texas independence,cost 5.50 for seniors .

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took the kids to San Jacinto for the day and we were disappointed. We expected more. The museum (under the monument) is free, very small and dated. The kids had very little interest. To go to the top of the monument it is $6 for...More

Thank ammomof3
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Only a short drive from central Houston this makes a great day-trip when couple with the USS Texas (a pre World War One Dreadnought which is just a hop skip and jump from the monument). As a museum nut I find it a little surprising...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

A short driving distance from the heart of Houston, this is a great place to visit to learn a bit of Texas history or just for a picnic. Out of state visitors may be surprised to learn that Texas was a republic for a few...More

Thank melendz
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful ! The grounds are gorgeous perfect place for a picnic. The ship is amazing to see, You are able to enter all three decks and take a step back in time. Great way to learn about the history of the area. There is...More

Thank msalcaraz2015
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We recently visited this site and found it to be a pretty neat piece of Texas history. Filled with artifacts, this museum highlights the last battle for Texas where Sam Houston led the Texas army to a victory over Santa Anna's Mexican army. Prior to...More

Thank Agamemon
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BJGIowa_UnitedStates
15 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.
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BJGIowa_UnitedStates
15 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
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