The battlefield of Palo Alto is much more than just a scene of conflict. The site is also an ideal atmosphere for learning. The broad field with its surrounding brush and thickets typifies the forbidding, yet often beautiful landscape of south Texas. The staff hopes to make this important site into your classroom and laboratory where human and natural history will come alive for your students.

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  • Ranger giving an artillery program to school children.
    Field Trips

    Bring your students to Palo Alto Battlefield for a unique learning opportunity and experience the battlefield firsthand.

  • Closeup of battlefield artifacts in a display case.
    Curriculum Materials

    Help your students discover the U.S.-Mexican War. Review our ever-growing collection of education resources.

  • Contents of the park's Mexican War traveling trunk.
    Traveling Trunks

    Engage your students in hands-on! Try on and examining Mexican War era military uniforms and equipment.

Last updated: August 23, 2022

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600 E. Harrison Street
Room 1006

Brownsville, TX 78520


956 541-2785 x333

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