Make a Cartridge Box

An open cartridge box


DURING THE BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO, Mexican soldiers and U.S. soldiers who had deserted their regiment to join the Texas cause carried their premade ammunition in a special container called a cartridge box.

This Sunday, make your own cartridge box when you visit the San Jacinto Museum.

Where: San Jacinto Museum

Age Range: Kids 5+; younger children are welcome, but will need to have an adult to help.

Cost: Free with purchase of ticket to the San Jacinto Museum.