For those seeking to explore Mexican-American War sites and looking to find the best places to view the history of the Mexican-American War, our interactive map and sites list can help you on your way.
There’s an initial selection of Mexican-American War sites listed below and you can plan some interesting places to visit on your travels. Once you’ve explored the list of Mexican-American War sites and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and print off a free pocket guidebook. This useful holiday guide will help you make the most of your time exploring Mexican-American War sites.
Our database of historic places is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other Mexican-American War sites, remains or ruins, you can always add them to Historvius now by visiting our upload page.
Angostura Battlefield marks the location of an important clash in the Mexican-American War, the Battle of Buena Vista.
Ex-Convent de Churubusco was the site of a Mexican defeat in the Mexican-American War and now houses Mexico City’s National Museum of the Interventions.
Palo Alto Battlefield was the site of the first major clash of the Mexican-American War on 8 May 1846.
San Juan de Ulua is a sixteenth century Spanish fort which defended the port of Veracruz in Mexico. The fortress was heavily damaged during the Mexican-American war.