Famous Museums in San Antonio

San Antonio offers an interesting combination of famous as well as lesser-known museums for history buffs. You can visit some of the best museums in San Antonio to understand local history better. Some places may give you a glimpse of the past whereas some may introduce you to different aspects of the city including its art or heritage. Check this detailed list of famous museums in San Antonio that mentions everything from opening-closing timings, ticket prices, and address.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in San Antonio:

  1. #1 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
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    San Antonio Museum Of Art

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Address: 200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    SAMA is an important San Antonio Landmark. It was originally the building of the historic Lone Star Brewery. It’s a brilliant place to either start or end the River Walk. Most of it’s exhi...Read more

  2. #2 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
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    McNay Art Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Address: 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Marion Koogler McNay bequeathed the state her mansion, her art collection and most of her fortune in the creation of this museum. It’s one of the best collection of fine arts in Texas – po...Read more

  3. #3 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
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    Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: 239 Abiso Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA

    You will be surprised to the core visiting the Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum. This museum is truly one of a kind museum pushes art to the next level by turning toilet seats into artistic d&eac...Read more

  4. #4 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
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    Witte Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 3801 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    Witte Museum founded in 1926 is located in San Antonio, USA adjacent to the Midtown Brackenridge Park on the banks of the beautiful river of San Antonio. The museum is dedicated to national history an...Read more

  5. #5 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
    Ripley's Believe It Or Not - San Antonio Image
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    Tags: Museum, Amusement Park

    Address: 301 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
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    Holly Corbett

    This was my first time visiting Ripley's. I purchased the 6 combo ticket. For the price I was pleased. I really enjoyed this museum . They had a lot of interesting things to see and do here. My teens ...

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  6. #6 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
    The Alamo    As Featured In 3 Days In San Antonio Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
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    Veronica Morin

    My husband and I have this as our New Favorite Vacation spot...We have brought our children here on several occasions. Someday every one of our 13 children we are hoping to bring here! Feels very sacr...

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  7. #7 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
    San Antonio Children's Museum    As Featured In San Antonio For Young Kids Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 2800 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209, USA

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details
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    Johnson Wu

    Pretty much similar to Children's museum. Kids from 3 of our families enjoyed their fun time here on the weekend after Thanksgiving. There is a simple bakery shop if you need quick bite. Lot's of d...

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  8. #8 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
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    Guinness World Records Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 329 Alamo Plz

    Timings: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm Details
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    Rave138522

    I mean if you want me to be honest... it was okay to see but not worth the price you pay(if you buy the ticket alone). We got the bundle deal because you got to visit more than just one attraction. Th...

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  9. #9 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
    Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum Image
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    Tags: Art Gallery, Museum

    Timings: 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details
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    Chris Christal

    One of the best art galleries in town. The day before first Friday there’s almost always a new show. Check it out.

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  10. #10 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
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    Buckhorn Saloon And Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: 318 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This is place for rough and tough ready to rumble dudes, at least it used to be, and the reputation sort of stuck around even though it’s just a really cool tourist attraction here. Back in the ...Read more

  11. #11 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
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    Spanish Governor's Palace Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 105 Military Plz

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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    Yenchen Chang

    We stumbled upon this place after a half day river walking. This Palace provides a nice display of daily living/housing style back in Colonial days. Last but not the least, I enjoy the beautiful garde...

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  12. #12 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
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    Holocaust Memorial Museum Image
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 12500 NW Military Hwy

    Timings: 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm Details
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    Jeff Gates

    This was our family's first time to visit the holocaust museum at the JCC. Even the kids' interest was held for the hour we were there. It's a very solemn and beautiful display of artifacts and stori...

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  13. #13 of 13 Museums in San Antonio
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    The Alamo

    Tags: History Museum

    Address: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Alamo san antonio ticket prices - The Alamo prices: Free   Alamo guide tour price (1 hour)- USD 15  Alamo Audio tour price (45 min)- USD 7 Alamo Private tour price: USD 40 &n...Read more