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Witte Museum

Opens in 3 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Founded in 1926, the Witte Museum is where Nature, Science and Culture Meet, through the lens of Texas Deep Time, and the themes of Land, Water and Sky. Located on the banks of the San Antonio River in Brackenridge Park, the Witte Museum is San...more
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3801 Broadway St, At the edge of Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, TX 78209-6396
Uptown Broadway
+1 210-357-1900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited the Witte Museum in San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The museum had very impressive galleries addressing their wide collection of various types of objects, all beautifully curated with detailed write-ups describing them. The museum had much to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It has a lot of Texas history and great exhibits. It offers a kids section where they can rock climb and health and fitness area where they can play around.

Thank Lorena L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the recent add ons to this museum, it has been one of the go to's in SA. If you have little ones, you will be walking a lot in going to the hands on portions of the museum. Very worth the visit!

Thank kpjimmy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Witte Museum is a world class natural history museum that sits right along the river & at the museum end of The River Walk. Beautiful setting for a museum. There is much to do for all ages with a wonderful area for teenagers that...More

Thank Baja001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Witte Museum is on the edge of Breckenridge Park. The popular attractions are the dinosaur gallery and the People of Pecos gallery. In my family’s short visit, we learned about anthropology, geology, paleontology, and archaeology. An interesting surprise was the Serenity Floor, with a...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum held a lot of culture which was nice. The exhibits are interactive & informative. It took us about 1.5 hours to go around. It was nice to learn about the culture. Super clean & nice staff. Only fault was wish there was more...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Witte Museum on a Tuesday, as admission is free. We walked, but it is about 6 miles from downtown, be we like to walk. This place gives an excellent natural history of Texas.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while on vacation in San Antonio. Decided to visit the Site Museum one afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed it. Gives s good overveiw of the area from prehistoric times through western cattle drives. Plan on 2 to 3 hours. The wild life and Indian displays...More

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After I had visited the zoo I walk here, a very nice .5 mile walk. The museum had a lot go great info, from local to world. Until you arrive and walked the grounds you wouldn't know how large it was. The number 14 bus...More

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Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, Clayton! We are glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed October 28, 2018

This was a very good overview of the natural history of the area from prehistory to present as well as the history of the area. There is also a kids science area.

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September 15, 2018|
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Response from Mbarros | Reviewed this property |
There are over 20 handicapped spaces by front entrance. Parking garage is over 2000 feet away. About half a block. Best to have someone drop you. Do not go on free days as too many families with young kids will slow you down... More
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Witte_Museum | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The Witte Museum observes the TPC 30.07, which means we reserves the right to refuse anyone from openly carrying a weapon. Concealed weapons are allowed, but they need to remain concealed at all... More
March 6, 2017|
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Response from Witte_Museum | Property representative |
We opened the doors this past weekend! We are open! Please come by and experience dinosaurs that walked Texas millions of years ago, the People of the Pecos that lived here thousands of years ago and our Texas History from... More