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Houston: San Jacinto Battleground and Museum

Houston: San Jacinto Battleground and Museum

From US$ 12 per person

Explore the history of The San Jacinto Battleground, where the final battle of the Texas Revolution took place. Take a self-guided driving tour, visit the San Jacinto Monument, and explore the Museum.

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Valid 90 days
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Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the 567-foot tall San Jacinto Monument
  • Explore the story of how Texas won its independence at the San Jacinto Museum
  • Enjoy nature throughout the battleground while hiking the marsh trails
  • Enjoy a picnic amongst the trees
  • Learn all about the events that ended the Texas Revolution
Full description

Drive around the San Jacinto Battleground at your own pace and experience a self-guided tour of the final battle site of the Texas Revolution. Explore the battlefield, hike the marsh trail, and enjoy watching the birds and fish in the Buffalo Bayou. Stare way up at the San Jacinto Monument, discover the San Jacinto Museum, and ride all the way up to the observation tower.

Check out the mobile tour and drive into the San Jacinto Battleground and choose how you want to explore and learn about this historically significant location. Learn all about the final battle of the Texas Revolution, and how General Houston and his men defeated the Mexican army after an 18-minute battle.

Discover the events that ended the revolution, including the capturing of General Santa Anna. Visit the 567-foot tall San Jacinto Monument and ride the elevator 500-feet above the battlefield to the observation tower.

Feel free to leave your car and admire the variety of wildlife on the site, including alligators, coyotes, feral hogs, venomous snakes, and a couple of biting insects. Use your discretion and keep a safe distance as you witness some of the wonders of North American nature. Watch for over 200 species of birds as you walk through the marsh and prairie.

The grounds of the park have four picnic areas to sit and ponder the events of the past, but food and drinks are not available for purchase inside the monument.

Includes
  • Admission to the Battleground, Monument, and Museum
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

You enter the museum through the main entrance of the Monument.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Visitor parking is available on site, please only park in designated spots
  • To help with the activity provider's preservation and conservation mission, please refrain from climbing on the monuments and markers or driving off the paved road
  • See the site map for picnic areas, parking, and other key spots
  • Pets are welcome at the site, but must be kept on a leash at all times
  • Only service animals are permitted inside buildings
  • A gift shop is located inside the San Jacinto Monument
  • Items available for purchase include books, t-shirts, postcards, and other souvenirs
  • The gift shop is open whenever the San Jacinto Museum is open
  • The San Jacinto Battleground is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including alligators, coyotes, feral hogs, venomous snakes, and biting insects
  • Always use caution around wild animals and do not approach or feed any wildlife you see at the site

Product ID: 420648