A montage of the some the exciting experiences you can have while visiting the San Jancinto Museum and Monument

18 Minutes
That Changed
the World

Come visit where Texas won its independence

Museum Hours Today: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Site Hours Today: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Featured EventSan Jacinto Texas Independence Fun Run/Walk

LACE UP THOSE RUNNING SHOES and join in for the 13th Annual San Jacinto Texas Independence  Fun Run on Saturday, March 2, 2024. Whether you run or walk it's a fantastic way to celebrate our Lone Star State's history.  Don't miss the fun - register now.

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Runners leave the starting line

A painting of General Sam Houston on horseback pointing toward the San Jacinto battleground

Featured CommanderSam Houston

AFTER ORDERING A SERIES of unpopular retreats in a desperate attempt to save his rag-tag army from utter destruction, the Major General was trapped with his back to Buffalo Bayou. Retreat was no longer an option...

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Featured ArtifactMilitary Insignia

THIS MEXICAN MILITARY INSIGNIA was plowed up by Mr. Lee Selph, a mule team contractor, while building roads on the San Jacinto Battlefield. This is just one of the thousands of artifacts in our collection.

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An anitque military insignia tag from the San Jacinto Battlefield

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