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Battle For Texas: The Experience

Closed Now: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Battle for Texas Interactive Adventure
from US$19.98*
Battle for Texas Interactive Adventure
from US$19.98*
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Part Museum. Part Adventure. See the story of the Alamo brought to life all around you like never before! "The Experience" is a fully immersive museum adventure showcasing the most comprehensive collection of Alamo artifacts ever to be displayed...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Blum Street, at Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 210-592-6825
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was empty on a weekday afternoon so I had plenty of time to browse it all. It was worthwhile to walk thru the history of the battle at the Alamo. I was told that they have live actors on the weekend which I...More

Thank DLNY1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I walked through the museum. I didn't see any re enactment or IMAX film There were lots of exhibits and some sounds and lights flashing but overall an awfully expensive museum to learn the same things we learned for free across the...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very well done IMAX Film of the final days of the Siege at The Alamo. The theater is located in the River Mall and shown continuously throughout the day

Thank Majikwolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No explanation of what it is you'll get for your entrance fee. But if the mannequins outside were anything to go by, it was going to be a poor presentation.

Thank KmanWent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This attraction spans the gap between a conventional museum and a tourist destination. They have some wonderful artifacts and accurate information about the Alamo and its lead up. Lots of panels on the wall but not much interactivity. I understand that at one time there...More

2  Thank waldentenn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a fun way to learn history (or to enjoy it if you already know the history). It's great for kids and adults. The story of the Texas Revolution is told in a way that will pique the interest of kids (something sadly needed in...More

1  Thank Edith P
Reviewed October 13, 2018

I'd heard of "the Alamo", and visited the site once 25 years ago. But seeing this 1-hour movie in an AMC theater REALLY brought history to life, and touched my heart with what theses folks endured, and how it affected not only Texas and American...More

1  Thank beckywrightsongs
Reviewed September 29, 2018

I had read about this prior to our trip to San Antonio. It was suggested that one should visit this first. We took the advice and we are glad we did. The history and perspective it provided helped us to understand the significance of the...More

2  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

There are many actual artifacts from the Alamo and it explains everything that happened during the battle.

1  Thank LizzyBC
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

There were no re-enactors Just displays which were very nice however I felt very mislead by their web site. At the end I asked about this and was told there were allot of cutbacks due to being slow and was told that many people ask...More

1  Thank rodneyandrobinp
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Tia J
April 13, 2018|
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Response from April H | Reviewed this property |
No, probably not. There is a lot of reading and understanding the history. If the 2 year old would play or sleep independently of the adults, then perfect...otherwise, he/she would be bored.
December 17, 2017|
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I Googled their web page to find the information that you need, but, Tripadvisor will not let me include website links. Tripadvisor - it would be much easier to be able to post their webpage. So, here is what I copied from... More
September 25, 2017|
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Response from snafudesert | Reviewed this property |
It's not a video! It's live action and you're a part of it! It last about 5-7 minutes. Re-enactors escort you through the "Alamo scene" with smoke and simulated cannon and musket fire. It's pretty cool. It's something... More