The most famous spot in Texas, Mission San Antonio de Valero (The Alamo) was established in 1718. The chapel and long barrack are all that remain of the original fort. The museum contains relics and mementos from the Republic of Texas and offers stories on the fall of the Alamo. Open 9 a.m.–5:30 ...
The focus of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library is the period of the Texas Republic, 1836–46. Collections feature extensive material on the Alamo, including files on each Alamo defender and San Antonio history. Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Sat.; restricted hours March 6. Closed Dec. 24–25....
The 160,000-square-foot building provides facilities for football, concerts and other events. It's home for the Alamo Bowl college football game each December. Tours conducted every Thu.–Fri. (No tours if an event is scheduled.) Admission charge. 100 Montana St. 800/884-3663. www.alamodome.com.
Arneson River Theatre presents Latin-flavored and other performances several
times weekly during much of the year. In the open air of the River Walk below La
This 18,500-seat facility is home to the NBA 2007 World Champion San Antonio Spurs and the San Antonio SilverStars of the WNBA. It also hosts hockey games, rodeos, concerts and special events. Tours are available on non-event days. At Houston and Coliseum roads. Tours: 210/444-5140. www.nba.com/s...
Includes rustic stone bridges and winding walks, gleaming pools and a Japanese Tea Garden. On occasion, the Sunken Gardens Theater presents entertainment. The Brackenridge Eagle miniature train offers a 3.5-mile ride around the park. Numerous picnic spots. Adjacent to the San Antonio Zoo, Witte M...
The Buckhorn Museum has more than 4,000 items in its collection. The saloon features Old West entertainment. Includes a game room and gift shop. The Texas Ranger Museum houses hundreds of Texas Ranger artifacts. Open Memorial Day–Labor Day 10 a.m.–6 p.m. or later (call for exact closing time) and...
Facility is both a gallery for contemporary art exhibits and a theater for performing artists. 226 N. Hackberry. 210/207-7211 www.thecarver.org.
Explore the life and home of one of Texas' most influential leaders, José Antonio Navarro, at this Texas Historical Commission property. The newly unveiled interactive, interpretive exhibits showcase his achievements and legacy. Open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tue.–Sat. and noon–4 p.m. Sun. Admission charge....
Since San Antonio's founding as a presidio more than two centuries ago, the
military has been an integral part of the city. Brooks Air Force Base, founded
in 1918, was the scene of history's first mass paratroop drop. Fort Sam Houston
was originally established in 1845 in the Alamo complex ...
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