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McNay Art Museum

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A huge Mediterranean-style mansion that houses over 10,000 paintings, sculptures and prints.
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6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-4618
Uptown Broadway
+1 210-824-5368
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small gem of a museum has a wonderful breadth of art inside. The landscaping around it is also exquisite. Beautiful, beautiful place to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the McNay Museum of Art in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, November 9, 2018. This museum housed many different types of exquisite paintings, sculptures and other works of art in a beautiful Spanish Colonial Revival twenty-four room mansion. The mansion...More

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

Son and daughter-in-law took us here for the Pop Americana exhibit. Wonderful place to spend Sunday afternoon. Must see!

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

The McNay has been going through renovations for a number of years now, but the result thus far is wonderful. The collection has grown over the years also to supplement and complement the original holdings, and visitors will discover a fine mixture of works from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TonyA56003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told about this place by our waiter at The Rhein’s Restaurant. Great suggestion. Is a converted Mansion. The Art is definitely worth seeing. Is modern art. Some better then others. One negative was the man behind the front desk. He was not helpful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JonandLaura1
Reviewed October 29, 2018

If you can only can go to one museum (or only want to go to one museum), pick the McNay Museum. The grounds are really beautiful and there is such a varied collection of art that everyone in your group will find one section that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MMF326
Reviewed October 15, 2018

You wouldn't expect to find a decent art collection in San Antonio, but the McNay is a standout, as is the building. Doesn't compare to the great museums of NY or LA, but far better the collections of many more well known cities. Worth an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeff G
Reviewed October 15, 2018

This is a converted 1920's Hacienda with contemporary additions which house a wonderful collection of art work from masters from all aver the world dating from medieval times to contemporary pieces. They feature special exhibits which are well put together and interesting and rarely seen...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve L
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

The grounds are stunning, the building a piece of art in itself. The collection rivals many more famous museums. Well curated

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vonschmidt
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The museum is set up in a very unique manner and makes exploring the museum very fun. Lots of modern/contemporary pieces.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Gracie R
February 16, 2018|
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Response from dranjur | Reviewed this property |
It’s around $20 for Adults and $15 for active duty military.My suggestion is to visit during free events and free general admission days! It’s not really worth the $20 entrance fees.
Cathy B
May 23, 2017|
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Sorry, we didn't stay nearby.
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Yes, you pay cash at the door, and you won't be sorry!