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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 - 4:00 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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The house has been added on to. More of the permanent collection and several special exhibits can be up at once. Of course the house is still a fabulous representation of the Era... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The house has been added on to. More of the permanent collection and several special exhibits can be up at once. Of course the house is still a fabulous representation of the Era and the courtyard and grounds show off the house well. I love impressionists, Picasso and Rivera. All contemporaries of McNay. You go back into her time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is a lovely old mansion, now a museum. The staff is very helpful and are very knowledgeable. Free parking and the grounds are lovely. Just wear comfortable shoes. The McNay also has a very nice gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Beautiful place and grounds. great exhibits Loved the Midieval exhibits Not wild about the modern exhibits

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My daughter and I went in June without knowing anything about the museum. It was a wonderful surprise! We love this beautiful museum. The rooms themselves that displayed the art were a site to see. The grounds were perfect backdrops to snapshots of our day. Great calm.

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Schertz, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A really beautiful art museum located not too far from downtown. I was impressed by their collection and the atmosphere was relaxing.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Both the permanent collections and the temporary ones are beautifully displayed and explained at the McNay. The sculpture is lovely. The guards are a little more alert to you getting too close than at other art museums so be careful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Beautiful gArden area. You do have to donate last time I went. Which after living in the UK is weird as you don't pay for any museums here. Is worth it as it a large gallery with such variety to look at. Remember to take a stroll on the grounds too

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a delightful museum that will bring you closer to the art world envisioned by its owner. It is similiar to the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in that the owner wanted to create a collection and display it in a beautiful setting of her home. What a jewel of a museum and I will revisit it next time in... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Newcomers to San Antonio, we joined the McNay and have been delighted with their programs, their outdoor/evening events, and their presentations of many different art collections! The gift shop is small but has good products as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

excellent museum, lots of photographers use this for wedding shoots. Call ahead to inquire about discounts. I believe the museums are still free on Tuesdays after 3pm

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Address: 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone Number: 210 824 5368
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Uptown Broadway
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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