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San Antonio Museum of Art

200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215-1402
+1 210-978-8100
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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, contemporary art and American paintings. The museum offers a variety of programs. Visit our website for admission pricing and more information. Free general admission every Tuesday 4 - 9 p.M. And Sunday 10 a.M.- Noon
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200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215-1402
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"lone star brewery"
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"greek and roman"
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"pre columbian"
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"diverse collection"
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"egyptian collection"
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"special exhibition"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"on tuesdays"
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"on display"
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"great exhibits"
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"the river"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I visited the museum 6/2/2018 we enjoyed the art but the employees were not very welcoming. I understand that the items must be watched but it was as if we were being watched more than the other visitors. Particularly by a young...More

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TatianaH327, Director of Marketing at San Antonio Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Camelia, We're so sorry you had a bad experience at the Museum. We strive to provide the best customer service we can and we want our visitors to feel welcome and to enjoy their time at the Museum. Could you share a bit more...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well appointed, great architecture and varied exhibit. Modern and ancient, the SAMA covers a lot of bases. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great museum!! This is far bigger than I thought it was and well worth it! (It's free on certain days btw... ;) They had "rooms" for various cultures when we were there. Egyptian, Greek, Roman, American, Islands, China, Japan and more. Plenty of...More

Thank Raven H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the museum to see an exhibit on religion and San Antonio history. The art was well displayed and the explanations were very clear. The exhibit was well curated and the paintings were beautiful. We did not see the other areas of the...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

It was a rainy day and this was a perfect rainy day activity! My husband and I weren’t totally convinced that we were going to enjoy the museum as neither of us are not real artsy people. In my opinion, I saw it more as...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

The museum building itself is interesting with a number of quality spaces but the truth is that if you're an inveterate attender of art museums it all looks a little familiar with a number of relatively small collections (although of generally quality pieces) - a...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

I really wish I could give this museum a higher rating but I just found it extremely limited and rather boring. I have been to other art museums in smaller cities that are much more interesting than this one. The best installations are the Egyptian...More

Thank Catherine W
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

INteresting museum with excellent current exhibition of paintings from colonial Mexico. The great thing about the exhibition is the informative and revealing commentary on the individual paintings - these really make the exhibition! Overall the museum has some good individual collections, well laid out and...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Went to specifically see the special exhibition which ends May 13, 2018. We did view a few other galleries and went up to see the views from the sky bridge. They have an eclectic but well exhibited collection. There is likely something for everyone here....More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

I have been to this museum in the past, but I was recently drawn in to view an exhibit that plays on San Antonio's tricentennial celebration this year.The exhibit titled San Antonio 1718: Art from Viceregal Mexico tells about San Antonio's first 100 years through...More

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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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