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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 diverse collection egyptian collection special exhibition free parking across the street on tuesdays latin america traveling exhibits on display great exhibits free admission the river rainy day the pearl beautiful building
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank Joan54123
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We went during a Bank of America promotion and we had the pleasure of enjoying works of art from Spanish artists and to the learn about the history between San Antonio and Spain. We will be back to enjoy more of the SAMA. Free parking...More

Thank jesfire415
Reviewed August 27, 2018

great place, and we saw the spain temporary exhibition , great paints the museum is a great place to visit recommended

Thank Elrichi56
Reviewed August 17, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the SAMA. The pieces and collections there can be traced back from Africa to a more modern age which gave me a time traveler's feel. The various exhibits showed how collectively as a people the influence we share with...More

Thank LadyDolly4
Reviewed August 16, 2018

San Antonio is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year, and as a result, the art museum has borrowed a number of wonderful works by Spanish artists from various museums in Spain and the United States. The regular works celebrate Texan and Mexican artists - all...More

Thank Jane T
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is a nice museum with a wide variety of art, including regional, contemporary, modern, and folk collections. (I'm sure there are art terms I'm not remembering, but they really did have a wide variety!) The main building is very pretty, with rooms stretching out...More

Thank JohnsonIV
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Great selection of paintings, sculpture, Japanese art and costumes. The building and layout is fabulous. Very airy and spacious. Don't miss the glass elevator. If one has the time, it definitely should be on the schedule.

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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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