• San Jacinto Battleground
  • San Jacinto Battleground
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San Jacinto Battleground

Type: Great Views, Historic Sites, Military

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Museums: For a genuine Houston history lesson, experience the world's tallest monument tower, the Jesse H. Jones Theatre for Texas Studies and a captivating view of our nation's history at the San Jacinto...  Read More
Best Attractions & Activities, Parks: This state historical park commemorates the place where Texas gained independence from Mexico in 1836 when Gen. Sam Houston defeated Gen. Santa Ana. The memorial column that distinguishes the site...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • San Jacinto Museum & Battleground State Park: Daily 9am-6pm
  • Jesse H. Jones Theatre: Daily 10am-6pm
  • Observation Floor: Daily 9am-6pm
  • Battleship Texas: Daily 10am-5pm
  • Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library (by appt): Fri 9am-4:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Museum Free
    Observation Floor Adult $4; Senior (65+) $3.50; Child (1-11) $3
    Texas Forever!! Adult $4.50; Senior (65+) $4; Child (1-11) $3.50
    Landmark Maps Adult $5; Senior (65+) $4.50; Child (1-11) $3
    Combination Adult $12; Senior (65+) $10.50; Child (1-11) $8

  • Museums: "The San Jacinto Monument is fifteen feet taller than the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C."

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