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McNay Art Museum

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Neighborhood: Uptown Broadway
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Address: 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-4618
Phone Number: 210 824 5368
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Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

A huge Mediterranean-style mansion that houses over 10,000 paintings,...

A huge Mediterranean-style mansion that houses over 10,000 paintings, sculptures and prints.

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Though we didn't go in at all we took pictures outside and they came out AMAZING!! It's such a beautiful place just for pictures. Definitely will be going there again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
ClaudiaMarie16
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Though we didn't go in at all we took pictures outside and they came out AMAZING!! It's such a beautiful place just for pictures. Definitely will be going there again!

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California Hot Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent small collection, and the traveling shows, if judged by the "Coney Island" one, are great.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoy modern art and this museum is an under appreciated gem. The museum is in a gilded 1929 mansion, with it's own style, which is highly evocative. The plan is as a U shape, with beautiful gardens with water falls and Rodin sculptures placed artistically about. There is an impressive breadth of art from 16th century wooden sculptures... More 

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San Antonio, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check this place out on second Thursday and enjoy the family vibe with live music, food trucks, drinks, and ART. We took our two year old out and she loved the band! The museum is not necessarily kid friendly but the event is free and lots of fun.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A former private home convereted and expanded into a great museum of paintings and sculpture. The eclectic collection is heavy on 20th century art and offering a great ambiance to enjoy a visit.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has a wonderful collection! Picasso, Matisse, Monet, Renoir, Klee, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe. El Greco's Christ! I was totally floored to see master after master! Very lucky to catch the temporary exhibit, "Coney Island". Amazing! Learned so much about it's history and the scale! Ginormous! Admission is $20. Students and seniors get a discount, $15. It's always fun... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice collection of art and nicely displayed. Not the best art museum I've ever seen, but the first one that included a privately owned home at one time. The little movie that is shown is excellent and gives good insight to the background of the owner of all the art pieces. Grounds were lovely and well kept. Bus service right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped with some friends and this place is just amazing. What a beautiful place on the grounds as well.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful ,wonderful museum. Was a former residence of a rich lady who left it as museum. Has a ton of great art, sculptures, great rooms filled with interesting art. Great bathrooms as well. They open this up to the public on certain days with live music and beer available; it's very festive! A bit hilly for handicapped to access from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great collection that can be seen in a day. Beautifuls grounds and home. Do not love the new addition, but they do have interesting showings.

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