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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
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 Museum in Houston. There are an array of exhibits and historical artifacts on display in the museum before taking a walk on the battlefield of San Jacinto. The museum is located in the base of the monument; greeting people from all over the world with its bronze decorated doors adorned with the six flags of Texas. The base of the monument is 125 feet squared, with panels of importance portraying events in Texas history leading up to and resulting from the Texas Revolution. As you stand inside the actual shrine, which is a symbol of true Texas pride, the gateway brings great understanding as to the sacrifices made during this time. Observe Houston like you've never seen it before!
- 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
- 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."