San Jacinto Family Day: Scenes of San Jacinto

Aug 5 2023 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

San Jacinto Museum

graphic advertising the August San Jacinto Family Day

On April 22, the day after the Battle of San Jacinto, Captain James Tarleton wrote a letter to his brothers describing the battlefield as “the most beautiful prairie, handsomely variegated with small groves of timber.” However, a lot has changed over the last 187 years. The San Jacinto visitors see today looks very different than the one where General Houston and General Santa Anna fought.

Bring the San Jacinto of 1836 back to life by making your own homemade diorama. We’ll provide the materials; you just need to bring your imagination.

When: Saturday, August 5; drop in between 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: San Jacinto Museum

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

Cost: Free

Note: The San Jacinto Museum and Battlefield Association and San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site are excited to announce the San Jacinto Family Day program. Every first Saturday of the month, we are offering a hands-on, interactive program from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. designed to be enjoyed as a family. Additionally, child entry is FREE all day with the purchase of an adult ticket, so bring the kids or grandkids and experience Texas history as a family! While groups are welcome to participate in the Family Day activity, free child admission only applies to families. Learn more about upcoming Family Day programs here.

For more information, email or call 281-479-2431.

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