San Jancinto Museum of History

Hours and Directions

The San Jacinto Museum of History
9AM-6PM

Jesse H. Jones Theatre for Texas Studies
10AM-6PM

Texas Forever!! The Battle of San Jacinto
is presented on the hour, beginning at 10:00AM

Special Exhibit
9AM-6PM

Observation Floor
9AM-5:45PM

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
9AM–6PM

Battleship Texas
10AM–5PM

Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library
The library is open by appointment on Fridays and some Saturdays, 9AM-4:30PM. Check the calendar for scheduled Saturdays. Call 281.479.2421 or library@sanjacinto-museum.org to make an appointment. Use of the library is free to members, and is $5.00 for non-members.

All activities except the library are available seven days a week.

The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day and December 24–25.


Driving Directions

Please note that some GPS systems and maps retain the names Battleground Road and Crosby-Lynchburg Road for what is now called Independence Parkway.

From the North

Take I45 south or 59 south to Beltway 8, Sam Houston Tollway, or continue south to Highway 610. Take Beltway 8 or Loop 610 east, and then south, crossing the Houston Ship Channel. Exit Highway 225 east, Texas Independence Highway, to La Porte. Exit Independence Parkway (formerly Battleground Road) and turn left. When the road divides into two roads, remain in the left lane, continue through the tall stone park gates, and turn right into the park.

From the South

Take I45 north to Beltway 8, Sam Houston Tollway. Take Beltway 8 east, and then north. Exit Highway 225 east, Texas Independence Highway, to La Porte. Exit Independence Parkway (formerly Battleground Road) and turn left. When the road divides into two roads, remain in the left lane, continue through the tall stone park gates, and turn right into the park.

From the East

Take I10 west to Independence Parkway North (formerly Crosby-Lynchburg Road), exit south, crossing the Houston Ship Channel by the Lynchburg Ferry to Independence Parkway South. Turn left into the park for the monument.

OR

Take I10 west to Highway 146 south, crossing the Houston Ship Channel by the Fred Hartman Bridge. Exit Highway 225 west, Texas Independence Highway. Exit Independence Parkway (formerly Battleground Road) and turn right. When the road divides into two roads, remain in the left lane, continue through the tall stone park gates, and turn right into the park.

From the West

Take I10 east to Highway 610, east loop, or continue east to Beltway 8, east loop, Sam Houston Tollway. Take Loop 610 or Beltway 8 south, crossing the Houston Ship Channel. Exit Highway 225 east, Texas Independence Highway, to La Porte. Exit Independence Parkway (formerly Battleground Road) and turn left. When the road divides into two roads, remain in the left lane, continue through the tall stone park gates, and turn right into the park.