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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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200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215-1402
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All reviews lone star brewery greek and roman pre columbian ancient egypt diverse collection egyptian collection special exhibition free parking across the street on tuesdays on display great exhibits free admission the river rainy day few hours the pearl well worth the visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The former Lone Star Brewery complex is home to the San Antonio Museum of Art. Most genres are represented here. The American gallery features Bierstadt’s “Passing Storm over the Sierra Nevadas” while the Latin American gallery includes some fine examples of Diego Rivera’s work. Parking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I took advantage of the museum’s free Sunday offer. This offer is good from 10am til noon. I think there is also an evening for free on Tuesdays from 4 to 9pm. The staff is friendly and helpful. We enjoyed wandering through...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ElaineG570
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easily accessible from Riverwalk. On the hop on/hop off bus route as well. Fantastic collections. Need a couple of hours at least to fully explore. Good rainy day activity. There was a John Marin visiting exhibit during my time at the Museum. Very worthwhile stop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cdb15427
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We learned one very interesting fact about the building and Lone Star Beer. Adolphus Busch, of Anheuser-Busch, founded it along with a group of San Antonio businessmen. The castle-like building now houses the San Antonio Museum of Art. Being from St Louis, it is an...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

I Took advantage of the free entrance. The displays were awesome. There's so many things to learn and to see. Recommended!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

It was a quiet morning and I felt like I had the museum to myself! The prices are high in my opinion. I didn't expect them to compare to the museums in NYC but I was impressed with how comprehensive the museum was. It was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

Extensive collections of early Egyptian, Roman, Chinese, and other cultural artifacts dating back thousands of years. Felt much more like a ancient history museum. Still worth the time to visit -- especially if you can take advantage of the various free hours.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LivingTheWidth
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting displays. Really enjoyed the free tour. Volunteer was very knowledgeable. Interesting old building that use to be a brewery.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ldhub2
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I spent about 2 hours walking around this museum. It’s very clean with a diverse collection of paintings, sculptures, and artifacts. At $20, I think it was overpriced. This doesn’t compare to the amazing exhibits in places like DC and NYC.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hilary L
Reviewed December 21, 2018

We are art museum junkies and have visited many of the great museums around the world. The SAMA is one of those "secondary" museums that is first-class in every way. While you want find many masterpieces, you will find noteworthy and comprehensive collectives, all well-curated....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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.
Susan B
March 15, 2016|
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Response from DavidB288 | Reviewed this property |
Call or email them and ask. They are quite friendly.
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June 27, 2015|
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Yes, it is air conditioned!