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San Antonio Museum of Art

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The San Antonio Museum of Art is housed in a historic brewery along the banks of the Museum Reach of the Riverwalk. The Museum offers important permanent collections of Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities, Asian art, Latin American art...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215-1402
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All reviews lone star brewery greek and roman pre columbian diverse collection egyptian collection special exhibition free parking across the street on tuesdays traveling exhibits on display free admission the river rainy day the pearl beautiful building few hours gift shop
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Reviewed yesterday

There must be 15 galleries in this place, and the American contemporary section was quite interesting to us, but most of the place seemed as much an archeology museum than art. Lots of antiquities, which were of less interest to us.

Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 2 days ago

I really enjoyed the range of cultures represented in this mid-sized museum. Wonderful sculptures and pottery. I also enjoyed their modern American art -- several stunning pieces, including works by Wayne Thiebaud, Richard Diebenkorn, and Dorothy Hood. It's a lovely walk from downtown along the...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to visit but relatively small. It's a good place to stop in if you have some free time. Nothing too spectacular but if you're going to visit for a special exhibit then worth the few hours.

Thank Dr_ADuarte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely visit this lovely place! Greatest benefit is free days and kids scavenger hunt. Totally encourage y’all to make time for an amazing museum.

Thank Jet59418672042
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the art they say they have the most Roman, Greek, and Egyptian art in the US and I believe them. It was a bit overwhelming but very well done! Definitely try and go during the Tuesday evening or Sunday morning time when it's...More

Thank kurtiswh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was amazing. It is very large and well laid out. Allow at least 2 hours minimum to visit. So much history and artifacts. Well worth the visit.

Thank dloupe
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The museum provided music, art, and well-informed guides for our visit. We spent several hours viewing the paintings from Spain and then two hours appreciating the Greek collection. My wife and I are members and have attended many lectures as well. Highly recommended for families...More

Thank Englishprof2014
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This museum has a wonderful collection of Egyptian, Greek and Roman artifacts. We were quite impressed with the condition of the pieces. it was truly a treat. We also really enjoyed the contemporary art. We had a very enjoyable visit, and we will look for...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum for the first time to catch the special exhibit of 500 Years of Spanish Painters and were not disappointed. The attention given to the exhibit in terms of information and history of the painters was evident. The exhibit was first rate...More

1  Thank Gail B
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The Spanish special art exhibit was a great surprise. Art from Spanish artists on display with a very informative write-up about the piece and the artist. The rest of the museums regular exhibits were excellent. I enjoyed the Chinese, Egyptian and the Tibetan artifacts.

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CristinaRios
June 14, 2016|
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Response from Giovis911 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say it was temporary and gone. We were so fortunate to see it the last day of the exhibition.
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Susan B
March 15, 2016|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Call or email them and ask. They are quite friendly.
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Cindy H
June 27, 2015|
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Yes, it is air conditioned!
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