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Witte Museum

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Neighborhood: Uptown Broadway
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Address: 3801 Broadway, At the edge of Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone Number: 210-357-1900
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Witte Museum has the gorgeous Fiesta gowns, but also a special science...

The Witte Museum has the gorgeous Fiesta gowns, but also a special science treehouse just for kids.

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Bodies Revealed AMAZING!!!

When specifically for this exhibit, and was not disappointed - even at the extra fee. Didn't really look at the other permanent exhibits beyond the HEB kids one as Texas history... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2015
Time4Pizza
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Antwerp

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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum. My 10 year old did the rock climbing wall and all the indoor activities, plus enjoyed the history part of the museum

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Thank david l
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some science, some history, friendly employees. I think it was $10 per adult, a bit high priced. Free parking. Adjacent to a nice bird park (w/horrible restrooms). If you like old, used book stores drive 4-6 blocks south of there. When traveling south the stores are on your right side (3 different used book stores). Park in the back.

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Thank Jane M
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your response about your visit. We hope to see you again when Splendor on the Range: American Indians and Horse opens March 5, when Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed opens on May 14, and in Spring 2017 when we re-open the main building! More 

Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is billed as a science and history museum for the whole family. In my opinion they can't figure out who they want to draw in. The history of Texas was interesting to my husband and I, not so much for our 17 year old, and very little of interest to younger kids. The healthy body building looked wonderful... More 

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Thank gardener19464
Houston, Texas
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415 reviews
197 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

It's just another museum. Same thing different city. Just another thing to do while here though. You never know there might be something there that shows up on mysteries at the museum TV show. Then you can say you've been there and seen it.

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Thank survivor5804
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Witte Museum. We are currently under a 100 million dollar transformation and will be THE place to be in San Antonio when the construction is finished. We will open the Mays Family Center with Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed on May 14, 2016, and reopen the main building in Spring of 2017. We will... More 

San Ignacio, Belize
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69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I am ashamed the public library does not appear, but the Witte is almost as important. It is a wonderful place for cultured people less interested in torturing orcas. The Witte is wonderful, as is the McNay (much smaller) and the SA Museum of Art. Don't miss the library!

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Thank Chucumite
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are happy you enjoyed your visit to the Witte! Please come visit us again soon! More 

Austin, Texas
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

This is a beautiful museum. Something for all ages. Beautiful outdoor plaza among beautiful trees. Check their website for events. View YouTube videos to see what is inside. Know that Witte is on the #7 VIA Sightseer bus route from downtown. The Visitors Center across from The Alamo can give you info/schedule. I ate across the street at small order... More 

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Thank Georgetowngal
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Witte Museum! We are pleased you had a great time, and enjoyed a good lunch with our neighbors, the Smoke Shack! Come visit again, Splendor on the Range: American Indians and the Horse opens March 5, 2016. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

They offer student, child, and senior discounts. The exhibits are amazing and well-kept- you could easily stay here for hours on end and not see everything.

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Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Witte Museum! We are pleased to read that you enjoyed the exhibits. Make sure to check our website to see what we have upcoming, and come back and see us for Splendor on the Range: American Indians and the Horse opening March 5, 2016. More 

New York
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43 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I went to this museum hoping to see the Hertzberg Circus Collection, as the Witte now has this collection. I lucked out going on a Tuesday night where admission was free. The line to get in was long, but moved very quickly, as the staff took down your zipcode. Once I got into the museum, I grabbed a map and... More 

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Antwerp
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

When specifically for this exhibit, and was not disappointed - even at the extra fee. Didn't really look at the other permanent exhibits beyond the HEB kids one as Texas history is pretty straight. looking forward to the completion of the renovation and hopefully some substantial exhibits that make me want to have a membership.

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Thank Time4Pizza
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The Witte has always been one of my favorite places to visit. I come here for all of the new attractions. It is a fun family place to enjoy time together and learn. There is one day when it is free to the public, I think it is Tuesday. Be sure to visit.

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Thank Yolanda F

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