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The Alamo

Address: 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: 210 225 7363
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Ranked #16 of 135 Attractions in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, History Museums, Cultural
Fee: No
Owner description: The 18th-century mission church where Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and...
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Type: Historic Sites, Monuments/ Statues, History Museums, Cultural
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: The 18th-century mission church where Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and 188 others waged their last stand against the Mexican army for Texas independence has become a state symbol. The most famous historical site in Texas, the mission has been restored to its original condition and offers tours, relics of the past, and a gift shop with memorabilia for history enthusiasts.
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Key West, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

If you visit San Antonio, you have to see this. Make sure you look at everything, including the beautiful garden behind with olive trees and koi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

After seeing so many movies on the subject and the way there portrayed in the movies we were disappointed in the actual structure. The grounds are beautiful and the informational attractions were great.. All in all i would recommend..A must see if at all interested in american history..Allow yourself at least 2-3 hours..

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SAN ANTONIO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

I'm not a museum type person but find the Alamo fascinating. I esp. love looking at the various uniforms and clothing of the day. The men must have been size 6's.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

Walking in the area of this historical place was amazing. In the center square of downtown San Antonio with alot of shopping. Walk and visit at your own pace.

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Pennsville, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

Really enjoyed the tour of the Alamo. (even tho it was surprising to be right in the middle of the town.) We went in the buildings and read alot of the information.

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San Antonio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

Every school child in Texas has or should havethe opportunity to visit this valuable history lesson. It remains a strong attraction for visitors to San Antonio.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

The Alamo is a miniature museum recalling the history of Texas through the Alamo. Outbuildings and grounds are beautiful as well.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

Remember The Alamo when you are in San Antonio getting lost in the crowed Riverwalk. When the tourists have stepped on your feet for the upmteenth time and have gotten on your last nerve, wander over the The Alamo and get lost in it's quiet environs. There is a tour if you like that or you can wander on your... More 

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

One of the volunteers gave a 20 min talk while we were there, boy did we learn a lot about the Alamo. If you have a chance definitely take time to talk to the volunteers.

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

We took the audio tour around this historic site on a hot May morning. The audio content was pretty dry & only when we saw some people dressed in period costume & answering tourists questions, did the visit begin to 'come to life'. The Alamo was interesting & worth the visit, but we left feeling that it could have all... More 

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