If you are at all interested in history then this is a place to go. Learn about the war between the USA and Mexico, the causes, the battles and the outcome. Look first at the film they show in the small cinema and then the display boards. You are then better equipped to take the walk over the battlefield site... 更多
If you want to learn about the Mexican American War, THIS is the interpretive center of the National Park Service. You will need to bring your own water, but it is just a few minutes away from Brownsville, so that is no problem. Traffic and access are easy to work with---we went in October 2016. Take your time looking at... 更多
We really enjoyed learning more about this particular battle and location. It was very somber walking the area where so many men died.
The attraction here is the first battlefield of the Mexican War. There aren't any forts or ruins, just a few artifacts found on the site. However the museum exhibits explaining the origins of the Mexican War are excellent.
I visited Palo Alto thinking that my great grandfather had been in the battle. However Karen the ranger was able to look up his service record (from the 1840's !!!) and show me what battles he was actually in. She even took the extra step to email me a copy of his records. A nice site with a great staff.... 更多
This site is not fancy but has a typical nice visitors center and we spoke with a nice and knowledgeable ranger. The land markings were informative and spending part of a hot day walking out there learning about the history was valuable for my kids and myself. Don't forget to start a passport book for you or your kids to... 更多
We learned a lot and saw a lot. We had a wonderful morning there. In addition to the historical information we saw a tortoise a horny toad and a big rattlesnake. Lots of birds too.
whether you walk the trail or take your bicycle, you'll learn alot about the area. The informational movie makes history come to life. Signs along the trail bring the battle to you. Very well done.