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The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum and Texas Ranger Museum
From $22.49*
The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum and Texas Ranger Museum
From $22.49*
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For over 135 years, The Buckhorn Saloon has been known as a gathering place for good conversation, great food and spectacular wildlife exhibits. Explore the animal halls and prepare yourself for a truly immersive adventure. Practice your sharp...more
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318 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1816
+1 210-247-4000
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There was a lot to see. They had a Texas Ranger Museum included. It was good. There were a lot of oddities to see. It seemed a little pricy but it was entertaining for an hour and half. We had two glasses of wine and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank skbeason
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were here for a group outing that had rented the entire establishment so this review might not be completely fair. However, based on our experience I would highly recommend The Buckhorn Saloon and Museum. The museum itself is worth the stop. We were fed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to visit the Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Rangers Museum because it was offered on our POGO Pass. It seemed like it was going to be small and cause my kids to start complaining when we first entered, but it turns out, there are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank txdorsey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us stopped in here two times while we were in San Antonio for 5 nights. Good local IPA's and a great bartender!! He was really on the ball!! Didn't eat or go into the Museum. Just enjoyed a few beers at the bar....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bobby31225
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not purchase a tour of the museum but we did go just to partake in the Zoltar and Zoltan dollar-operated fortune tellers. We try to find Zoltars in most cities we visit. We were so happy to find one here! There is also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KingsKanS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do love my saloons, and I did enjoy this place. I think you have to really love this styling and type of thing to enjoy it. It has a very unique look about it and you will definitely have a great time!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kdt217
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum covers the wide range of experiences that someone in the early west would encounter. Little towns, Barnum trickery, oddities. The Texas Ranger portion was very informative. You could tell these Rangers are all business. I should have spent more time reading about each...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank retiredJB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here on a recent trip to the River Walk area in San Antonio. It was a cool building with lots to see. Had a great homemade burger and it’s very close to the Alamo. The Bar and the taxidermy work were awesome.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donaldn68
Buckhorn1881, Director of Sales at The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review! We are glad you were able to visit us!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside this building is unique but inside is where the magic happens. The bar area is just the start. If you are wanting to take the tour look for coupons as they are in most fliers. Once you are inside you begin to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank juliebfromindy
Buckhorn1881, Director of Sales at The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! What a great review! We are thrilled you visited us. Thank you and we hope you will visit us again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Strange place. Combination of 3 ‘museums’. The Texas Ranger part is interesting; the other parts are mostly just odd. Expected more. Way too pricey (even with a discount). I can’t really recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Texas IS NOT California so don’t expect the same regulatory atmosphere. The problem of not having a national independent nonprofit registry for support animals that businesses can rely on, and the wide spread practice of... More
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