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San Jacinto Museum of History

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Great piece of Texas History!

If you are a fan of Texas History, this is a great place to visit. If you go, pay the extra $ and... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
txtrvlrs
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Sherman, Texas
Houston at San Jacinto

This is a great place for Texas History.From the Tower you can envision the battle as it took... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Bowie23
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Dallas, Texas
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The San Jacinto Museum of History is housed in the base of the San Jacinto Monument. Special treasures can be found from Mexican Texas, the Texas Revolution, and the Republic of Texas. But the Museum also holds art and artifacts from Pre-Columbian...more
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One Monument Circle, La Porte, TX 77571-9585
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+1 281-479-2421
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

If you are a fan of Texas History, this is a great place to visit. If you go, pay the extra $ and go up to the top. The views of the area amazing and give you a great respect of the elements the people...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

This is a great place for Texas History.From the Tower you can envision the battle as it took place.You can also go in your car to the major places of the battle. This is great for all ages. The Tower is a great piece of...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

If you like history don't miss the Battleship Texas. You can also visit the San Jacinto Monument for lots of good Texas history.

Thank sbuckner36
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The museum was free and very informative even for the none Texan! Interesting artifacts supporting the story/information boards about the birth of Texas. There is an elevator ($6) to the top of the tower, which is a 'must do' given the views it offers at...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The bottom museum is free, as is the outside. It does cost money to ride the elevator to the top. But wow what a view! Well worth $12. The battleship is on the same property so don't miss that too.

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Check out the bathrooms. They are very cool. nearly as old as the monument and thats a good thing. The museum was pretty cool too with a great deal of history including the treaty of Guadalupe Hildago (thanks to the horse movie I remember)

1  Thank Spuddy98
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We really enjoyed the 30-minute movie "Texas Forever", which is a good overview of the Battle of San Jacinto, when the army of Sam Houston won an overwhelming victory of the Mexican army of Santa Ana to secure the independence of Texas from Mexico. The...More

1  Thank abqsage
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum about Texas history. Great views from observation area of the monument. 35 minute movie on the hour is very informative. Displays include many paintings and some memorabilia items. One ticket for three areas (museum, observation area and museum of US-Mexican War) or individual...More

1  Thank Susanne N
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Learn about the foundation of Texas. Plenty of interesting artefacts. Research facilities by appointment. No coffee shop. Take the fast lift to the viewing platform.

1  Thank rod964
Reviewed 27 October 2017

See the museum before touring the battlefield. The few bucks to take the elevator to the top is well worth the view of the surroundings. Plenty of parking. The museum only takes a few minutes to walk through but well worth the time.

1  Thank Napsterthecat
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