Mexican-American War Sites

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 Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page.

Mexican-American War: Site Index

Angostura Battlefield

Angostura Battlefield marks the location of an important clash in the Mexican-American War, the Battle of Buena Vista.

Ex-Convent de Churubusco

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

Palo Alto Battlefield was the site of the first major clash of the Mexican-American War on 8 May 1846.

San Juan de Ulua

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.