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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 yesterday via mobile

there are some fairly interesting things at the museum. But, there was a huge group of school students when we were there. So, it kind of made it a little difficult to view things. my favorite part was the body exhibit. They have a really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cassandra S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice and educational.Clean and very friendly workers.A lot a outside area to eat.Just wish that the had more had stuff for kids.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Erika071875
Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely worth a visit. I really wish the museum had a malacology section though. Texas has 3,359 miles of shoreline. Not sure how they missed that.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 4tripHopper4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Witte Museum in San Antonio, Texas, on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The museum had very impressive galleries addressing their wide collection of various types of objects, all beautifully curated with detailed write-ups describing them. The museum had much to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has a lot of Texas history and great exhibits. It offers a kids section where they can rock climb and health and fitness area where they can play around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorena L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the recent add ons to this museum, it has been one of the go to's in SA. If you have little ones, you will be walking a lot in going to the hands on portions of the museum. Very worth the visit!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kpjimmy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Witte Museum is a world class natural history museum that sits right along the river & at the museum end of The River Walk. Beautiful setting for a museum. There is much to do for all ages with a wonderful area for teenagers that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Baja001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Witte Museum is on the edge of Breckenridge Park. The popular attractions are the dinosaur gallery and the People of Pecos gallery. In my family’s short visit, we learned about anthropology, geology, paleontology, and archaeology. An interesting surprise was the Serenity Floor, with a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum held a lot of culture which was nice. The exhibits are interactive & informative. It took us about 1.5 hours to go around. It was nice to learn about the culture. Super clean & nice staff. Only fault was wish there was more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrsPorras1119
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Witte Museum on a Tuesday, as admission is free. We walked, but it is about 6 miles from downtown, be we like to walk. This place gives an excellent natural history of Texas.

Date of experience: November 2018
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72cath2018
September 15, 2018|
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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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rpfarrar
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Witte_Museum | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The Witte Museum observes the TPC 30.07, which means we reserves the right to refuse anyone from openly carrying a weapon. Concealed weapons are allowed, but they need to remain concealed at all... More
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stephanie9703
March 6, 2017|
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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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