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Witte Museum

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Founded in 1926, the Witte Museum is where Nature, Science and Culture Meet, through the lens of Texas Deep Time, and the themes of Land, Water and Sky. Located on the banks of the San Antonio River in Brackenridge Park, the Witte Museum is San...more
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3801 Broadway St, At the edge of Brackenridge Park, San Antonio, TX 78209-6396
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good museum. Good variety of exhibits. Very easy to get around. Parking is free and closeby. Will definitely return.

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late Saturday morning at the front lobby. The receiving staff was very friendly and helpful on how to proceed through the museum. They gave us a booklet showing the different displays thoughout the museum and we proceeded at our own pace. It was...More

Thank Eduardo L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our rainy afternoon enjoying the art work painted by George W Bush. The museum is small but full of interesting Texas natural history.

Thank Cynthia C
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5 star review and sharing your photos, Cynthia!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a huge museum, but definitely a couple of hours worth of good fun. We have a membership to the Perot museum, so we were able to get in for free with the reciprocal admissions program. It was raining on the day that we went,...More

Thank Matanitravels
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed the Dino Lab and Portraits of Courage!

Reviewed September 10, 2018

We had a grand time visiting the Witte Museum. The staff was most helpful and the displays are extraordinary. From dinosaurs to early cave dweller this place had it well covered. One of the things we enjoyed most were the number of hands on displays,...More

Thank BobandKarenZ
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review Bob and Karen! We are so happy to hear you had a wonderful visit and enjoyed the hands-on interactives. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 1, 2018

The Witte currently has two special exhibits - a celebration of San Antonio's Tricentennial, which will be on view until January 2019, and an animatronic dinosaur exhibit, which is unfortunately closing on Labor Day. The dinos were, of course, a hit with kids. I wasn't...More

Thank 910bethg
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We appreciate your feedback and are glad you enjoyed the Ode to Juneteenth Gallery Theater performance. There will be two new special exhibitions coming in October - Circus in the City and The Birds and...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018

WITTE has so much with the expansion and new building. A real beautiful exhibit on Dinosaurs is located in the Mays Family Center and a MUST to see before it goes to another city.More

Thank Mbarros
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review Marco! We are thrilled you enjoyed Predators vs Prey. Stay tuned for two new special exhibitions coming to the Witte in October - Circus in the City and The Birds and the Bees: Pollinators in Nature, Science and...More

Reviewed August 30, 2018

We decided to visit on a Tuesday afternoon when admission is free. The line was really long to get in, even arriving early, so keep that in mind. Parking is free at the garage located just around the corner. The museum itself is very eclectic;...More

Thank sidebones
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Took my son to see their summer exibit/display... Dinosaurs! It is amazing. Very informative and Interractive- all ages can have a blast. EXCELLENT PHOTOGRAPH OPPURTUNITIES EVERYWHERE.

Thank Bobby T
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your review, Bobby! We are so glad that you and your son had a wonderful visit to the Witte and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

I have been going to this museum since I was a kid and it is always an awesome experience! They are good about having multiple exhibits that "move" from place to place so that you are not always looking at the same things. The staff...More

Thank Brad S
Witte_Museum, Public Relations Manager at Witte Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for the 5 star review, Brad! We are so glad to hear that you have been enjoying the Museum since childhood and hope you are enjoying the New Witte renovations and expansion that opened in 2017.

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Response from Mbarros | Reviewed this property |
There are over 20 handicapped spaces by front entrance. Parking garage is over 2000 feet away. About half a block. Best to have someone drop you. Do not go on free days as too many families with young kids will slow you down... More
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Response from Blanca9 | Reviewed this property |
A gun in a museum? I won’t even waste my time answering, go some where else to vacation
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Response from Witte_Museum | Property representative |
We opened the doors this past weekend! We are open! Please come by and experience dinosaurs that walked Texas millions of years ago, the People of the Pecos that lived here thousands of years ago and our Texas History from... More
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