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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 few hours the pearl beautiful building well worth the visit
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You'll need a couple of days to truly enjoy everything this museum has to offer. There is a great sweep of art from Ancient Egypt and the Mediterranean to the modern era. The staff is incredibly friendly and the museum is well laid out. They...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whenever we visit other cities, we always try to work in a museum or two. This had some great exhibits! From Ancient Egypt to Asian Art all the way to Ancient Greek sculptures- we loved it! It was different and incorporated some Texas history and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the San Antonio Museum of Art in San Antonio, Texas, on Thursday afternoon, November 8, 2018 and Friday morning, November 9th. The museum had a very impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, and many other types of artifacts all well curated...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed November 6, 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jet59418672042
Reviewed November 4, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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 DavidB288 | 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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