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Student Programs

Habitats & History Summer Camp

Experience a week full of history, fun, and the great outdoors! In our week-long summer camp, your child will explore all aspects of the Battleship Texas and the San Jacinto Battleground state historic sites.

Field Trips

Kids on a ship tour.Take your stu­dents back in time to ex­pe­ri­ence life on Battle­ship Texas and in the days of Sam Houston and Santa Anna. We offer three options for school groups.

Battleship Texas Self-Guided Tour

Students will explore the ship’s decks and maneuver her guns while learning about life onboard a real battleship. Make reservations in advance to get free admission your group.

Battleship Texas Guided Tour (one hour)

Take look at the history and daily life on board the Battleship Texas with a certified park interpreter. We offer guided tours Wednesday through Friday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. Space is limited. Reservation is required.

Battleship TEXAS Deck Activity Package (1 hour)

Take an in-depth look at topics relating to the ship and World War II. These themed presentations include a program and a brief introduction to the ship. Activities depend on the age level of the group, and may include topics such as the WWII home front, communication, and crew life. The ship’s educator will choose the activities based on your group’s age level and size. Reservation is required.

All participants must be able to read, and the absolute minimum grade level is third grade.

These packages do not include a complete guided tour of the ship.

Deck Activity Packages on Battleship Texas are available on Fridays at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call for more information.

Other field trip information

Field Trip Guidelines provide hints and rules for a fun, interactive day.

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site also offers school group tours.

Admission, guided tours, and deck activity packages are free for educational groups, and are by reservation only. Make your reservations today by calling (281) 479-2431, x234.