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McNay Art Museum

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Neighborhood: Uptown Broadway
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Address: 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone Number: 210 824 5368
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: A huge Mediterranean-style mansion that houses over 10,000 paintings...
A huge Mediterranean-style mansion that houses over 10,000 paintings, sculptures and prints.
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great permanent collection in a wonderfully repurposed mansion. The building adds to the art experience through the architecture and gardens. We were not impressed with the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

great permanent collection in a wonderfully repurposed mansion. The building adds to the art experience through the architecture and gardens. We were not impressed with the special traveling exhibit but it will soon be gone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is the best art museum not only for historical art but also for its special events - be sure to sign up to receive news about what all goes on at this museum. Great place for exceptional photo opportunities around the museum grounds: fountains, statues, structures are great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A lovely museum with a variety of interesting pieces displayed for the public. Some are permanent, others are seasonal. My favorite part of the museum is exploring the beautiful landscaping along with viewing the beautiful architecture that surrounds and makes up the art building ! :D Also, admission prices are reasonable. Over all a nice museum on well manicured grounds!

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McAllen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The McNay has a great collection of Impressionist and Modern art displayed in a house that is as interesting as the art. We were able to view most of the collection in about two hours. The sculptures and pond outside are also nice to view. They have a free audio tour that you can access by calling from your mobile... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We love Museums and this one is close to our home. We have been here many times. The history of Marion Kugler McNay is the most interesting part of this museum. She is originally from Ohio, near where I grew up. Just read all about her, see the movie about her on the second floor of the museum, and then... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Texas its hard to find great art displays. The McNay really makes a great try. Take the young ones tilyou can afford that European vacation.l

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Missouri City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Plan on spending time at the McNay Art Museum. The McNay house is an outstanding venue for this rare and beautiful collection of art, from modern art traveling collections, to Picasso and Diego Rivera. This is an art collection from around the world. Plan on spending an afternoon (or morning) exploring the collection.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

World famous original artworks along with arts by local (Southwest) artists.... The outside courtyards are also spectacular! The Gift Shop is first class!! (Unfortunately their website is still not up yet).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Many people take their wedding photos here. The grounds are beautiful and serve a great backdrop for that purpose. They have ever changing exhibits, and sometimes will have guest musicians.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

There is a fee to get into this museum, however it is worth it. The grounds alone are gorgeous and you'll find yourself amazed at the gardening style too.

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