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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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Love the art.

I have visited many times. I have taken young children on field trips, had picnics outside, enjoyed family days and more. Wonderful way to see art.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I have visited many times. I have taken young children on field trips, had picnics outside, enjoyed family days and more. Wonderful way to see art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was my second visit in two years to San Antomio and just had to return here to the Mcvay. The mansion setting feels so intimate. I have never been alone in a room with a Cezanne or Picasso or any of the other artists. The theatre arts section is interesting fun even if you are not a big fan.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The McNay maintains an exquisite collection of modern masters, inherited from the leading families of San Antonio. The addition of the Stieren Center for Exhibitions allows the McNay to host traveling exhibitions, which makes the McNay a valuable resource for residents as well as tourists. On a beautiful day the gardens are filled with families and photographers taking advantage of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It was interesting to see and hear the various docents as they did their presentations. Some were good, some were great and few need some more practice. If you go, on a Tuesday starting in Sept. Ask to be assigned to Karen McG. She is phenomenal and knows her art!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The McNay itself is a very beautiful building but the art they have looks like they got the left overs. About half the stuff is nothing to brag about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This museum is a favorite of mine. There are beautiful gardens and the museum in the mansion is beautiful. Count on spending a couple of hours. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The McNay is always fun to visit, with many wonderful collections of art! The decor of the museum is great, and the gardens and courtyard are truly beautiful. I would recommend to anyone visiting San Antonio; it is definitely a place you will remember! The location is good, located relatively close to the airport and major highways. We will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This graceful and spacious museum has art from the 1400s, originals by the masters, and changing displays. It is partially housed in a former hacienda-style residence and is built around a beautiful courtyard. I asked one of the many security staff stationed around the museum what the value of the art might be, and he estimated it to be close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Have you ever seen a Picaso up close and personal. Most secure place in the City where they host the president because of all the famous paintings and exhibits that come through here. Art Lovers will cherish this Mansion turned into Museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a great museum to visit located in the middle of San Antonio. I like it so much I was married there. They always have new and great exhibits. Make it a stop if you have the time!

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Additional Information about McNay Art Museum

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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