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ripley's Believe it or Not

Ripley's Believe it or Not / Wax Museum

Great fun for the kids and adults! Includes 500 unique and unusual exhibits. The Wax Museum has Hollywood, history and children's famous theme settings! All located across from the Alamo. 301 Alamo Plaza 210-224-9299. Click here fore more information on Ripley's Believe it or Not and Wax Museum

Ripley's Haunted Adventure / Guiness World Records Museum / Tomb Rider 3D

3 things to do all side by side on Alamo Plaza. Enjoy a spooky haunted house with live actors!! Or go to the Guinness World Records Museum and see all kinds of Guinness records on exhibit. Have little ones? Take them to Tomb Rider 3D for a fun adventure ride!! 329 Alamo Plaza. 210-226-2828 Click here for more information on Ripley's Haunted Adventure/Guiness World Records Museum/ Tomb Rider 3D



ripley's Believe it or Not

Buckhorn Saloon & Museum

A 120 year old saloon located downtown S.A. Takes you back to times in the Old west. Check out their collection of horns, fins, and feathers. 520 species of animals, hand crafted Texas cowboy items, and old west firearms. Enjoy a drink while you stroll through the museum and stop by their restaurant afterwards. 318 E. Houston St. 210-247-4000. Click here for more information on the Buckhorn Saloon & Mueseum website.




UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures

The museum that shows and tells the history of cultures in Texas. See special exhibits throughout the year. Note: During June, the Institute of Texan Cultures host the annual Folklife Festival. Enjoy foods, and demonstrations of cultures. During February, the Institute host the annual Asian Festival. Located close to the Alamodome in downtown San Antonio. Click here for more information on the Institute of Texan Cultures.

Witte Museum San Antonio

Witte Museum

A family oriented museum that encourages kids to learn through fun activities. Discover South Texas history, natural science, and technology. Check out the H-E-B Science Treehouse where children can interact and have fun with science. 3801 Broadway St. 210-357-1900. Click here for more information on Witte Museum.

McNay Art Museum

McNay Art Museum

Come see the great works of art by Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, Auguste Rodin, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso, to Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, John Sloan, and Marsden Hartley!! Walk amongst beautiful works of art. The McNay grounds are open to the public from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. Free parking is available on site for cars and buses. 6000 N. New Braunfels Ave. 210-824-5368. Click here for more information on McNay Art Museum Website.

Museo Alameda Latin Museum

Museo Alameda

A museum that tells and shows the Latino influence in America. Music, paintings, sculptures and more! An affiliate of the smithsonian institute in Washington D.C. Located in the Market Square area downtown also known as The Mercado" . 318 W. Houston St., #200. 210-299-4300. Click here for more information on the Museo Alameda Website.

San Antonio Art Museum

San Antonio Art Museum

See exhibits of artifacts from Egypt, the Near East, Greece, Rome, China, Japan, Oceania, Europe, America, and Latin America! A collection that covers 5,000 years of civilizations. 200 W. Jones Ave. 210-978-8100. Click here for more information on the San Antonio Museum of Art.


Texas Ranger Museum

A museum that honors the world's most reknown law enforcement, the Texas Rangers. 318 E. Houston st. 210-247-4000. Click here for more information on the Texas Ranger Museum website.


San Antonio Children's Museum

80 plus exhibits to interact with and have fun! Offers 3 floors of arts and science activities. 305 E. Houston st., 210-212-4453. Click here for more information on San Antonio Children's Museum website.


Texas Transportation Museum

Train rides offered every day! Learn about transporation equipment and see several train models. 11731 Wetmore Rd. 210-490-3554. Click here for more information on Texas Transportation Museum website.




Updated: March 20, 2010