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Texas Transportation Museum

Texas Transportation Museum

11731 Wetmore Rd
San Antonio, TX 78247   Directions

(210) 490-3554

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Take a train ride back into time to see what life was like during the early 1900s -- literally! The Texas Transportation Museum is one of the oldest museums for Texas transportation with some of the most extensive lines of horse carriages, fire trucks, trains and more.  

Venture out with the family and get a taste of how people got around during the developmental stages of electricity, mechanics, and transportation technology, also known as the Industrial Revolution.


 

The Airman Heritage Museum

The Airman Heritage Museum

2051 George Ave
JBSA Lackland, TX 78236   Directions

(210) 671-8200

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Journey through time at the Airman Heritage Museum as the USAF history and the distinct Airman culture comes to life through engaging exhibits. View their national historic collection, attend a lecture, take in a tour as you participate in their educational and outreach programs. They are the “Gateway to the Air Force.”

The Museum is FREE to visit and is open to the Public and all military, within base access requirements.

 

The Briscoe Western Art Museum

The Briscoe Western Art Museum

210 W Market St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 299-4499

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What does the West mean to you? Visit The Briscoe Western Art Museum to find Santa Anna’s Sword from 1852, and Pancho Villa’s Saddle ca. 1890-1910. Get inspired by the timeless landscape across five centuries of collections and engaging exhibitions that tell the story of the West, starting from the Spanish conquest to present day.

This downtown museum is easy to locate and hard to forget. But, before you leave the museum, stop by the store for a selection of books, arts and crafts, handmade jewelry, and a variety of merchandise, relating to the Museum's collection.

 

The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum

The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum

318 E Houston St
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 247-4000

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Originated in 1881, The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum is where wild horns and antlers were traded in for beer or whiskey because the folks in those days didn’t have much money on them. The Buckhorn collection is now the world’s most unique and largest collections of horns and antlers. Walk the exhibit halls and see over 520 species of wildlife from all over the world, including fish from the seven seas. Many are record holders and have been collected from every continent for over 100 years.

Later added on, The Texas Ranger Museum features hundreds of authentic Texas Ranger artifacts such as automatic handguns, shotguns, badges and more.

 

The DOSEUM - San Antonio's Museum For Kids

The DOSEUM - San Antonio's Museum For Kids

2800 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209   Directions

(210) 212-4453

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The DOSEUM is where kids can be creative as they explore, touch, and learn. Play with various light and sound phenomena at the Sensations Studio; join Spy Academy to solve your way through covert missions as a master spy; experience a child-sized utopia in Little Town with immersive environments like an airplane, a trolly car, a VetOffice, a Taco Truck, and even an H-E-B; tinker with simple machines as you imagine, create and build at the Innovation Station; unleash your story-making skills in an environment-based scenario at the Imagine It! station.

Continue the fun and excitement by hosting a birthday party or special event at The DOSEUM.

 

UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

801 E Cesar E Chavez Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78205   Directions

(210) 458-2300

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Be prepared to spend days here as you open the door to various dimensions of ancient culture through UTSA’s Institute of Texan Culture and watch them come to life through simulations, shows, and much more. 

Immerse yourself in an interactive Texas history that is not just for kids, but for all ages. Let your children experience school in a one-room schoolhouse, watch how the Indians belly dance, or join in a game of sack racing.

 

Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens

Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens

401 King William St
San Antonio, TX 78204   Directions

(210) 223-9800

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Visit Villa Finale, one of San Antonio’s historical homes built in 1876, to hear about the fascinating Mathis collections and how the house reflects the different periods of the neighborhood’s history. Take a self-guided tour of the first floor only or a guided tour that is hosted by interpretive Guides who will lead your experience through the 6,500 square-foot home and its collection of fine and decorative arts.

Remember to stop by the Museum Shop for a unique selection of merchandise and books, including handcrafted jewelry, local art, Fair Trade gifts & decor, and note cards.

 

Witte Museum

Witte Museum

3801 Broadway St
San Antonio, TX 78209   Directions

(210) 357-1900

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Explore the natural history of Texas at the Witte Museum, featuring historic artifacts and photographs, Texas art, textiles, the world-renowned Hertzberg Circus Collection, dinosaur bones, cave drawings, and more.

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