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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
All reviews lone star brewery greek and roman pre columbian ancient egypt diverse collection egyptian collection on tuesdays special exhibition free parking across the street on display great exhibits free admission the river rainy day few hours well worth the visit the pearl
I was surprised and impressed by the breadth and depth of the collection. They have a huge amount of East Asian art, as well as a significant number of pieces from Latin America and the USA. They even have a display from Oceania.
We happened to arrive shortly before the Tuesday, 4-9;00, free admission, so enjoyed the excellent gift shop & then joined a guided tour of the museum. Touching on just a small portion of the collection, mainly Ancient World sculptures, the tour provided us with an...More
Great museum, even better admission ! Many Greek & Egyptian pieces in their collection. Interesting linear rooms, stacked vertically with a skywalk. Small museum store - wish it was larger. Cafe selections looked good but we did not eat there
I do a fair amount of museums and have discovered some gems in small cities, this, despite a very user friendly layout, was not one of them. Lots of ancient history vs. 'art', and maybe that's my problem: pre-Columbian and other focus on native cultures...More
So much history is packed into this off-the-beaten-path museum. You will not be disappointed if you spend a few hours here. Hats off the curators --- every display was beautifully arranged. We consider our visit to this Museum a highlight of our trip to San...More
We visited the museum on a Tuesday (free on Tuesdays 4-9pm). The museum is huge, so plan to spend at least 3 hours. My teenage kids and I enjoyed all the exhibits. If you have small kids I'm not sure this would be the museum...More