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McNay Art Museum

6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-4618
+1 210-824-5368
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A huge Mediterranean-style mansion that houses over 10,000 paintings, sculptures and prints.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-4618
Uptown Broadway
+1 210-824-5368
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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Loved, loved our first visit to this museum! I wasn't sure i would, given it is a Modern Art museum and I more enjoy Fine Art Museums. However, this was a great facility. The building that houses the museum is a gem in and of...More

1  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The museum is in the process of renovating but what was available at interesting pieces. The grounds around the museum was guide nice.

Thank dancestop
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We visit the McNay each and every time we visit San Antonio. It is one of the unique museums and is a must see.

Thank Zorro397
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great museum and lovely grounds. The newly renovated Tobin Exhibition Galleries are terrific. Be sure to see the Broadway exhibit - 100 Years of Musical Theater. One can ride the special VIA bus from the city center which makes several cultural stops going to the...More

Thank potravels
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This exhibit at the McNay can be viewed fairly quickly as it is less than impressive in my opinion. The Monet waterlilies is a draft in about 1/4 size of what a finished canvas would be so if this is the only one you ever...More

3  Thank Carole F
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Mrs McNay was considered the 'Gertrude Stein of San Antonio' and her history is fascinating - but her taste is divine. I try to visit a museum in every port of call I travel to and I hope for a sampling of 19th and 20th...More

Thank kauaivalentine
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The McNay is an amazing place, whether you come to just stroll the grounds and visit the Koi pond or sit by the fountain to read a book while admiring the amazing sculptures. Inside, the McNay's collections is one of the best in the city....More

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This beautiful museum provides visitors with exhibits that are timeless and unexpected. The history of the place melded with the contemporary additions provide an eclectic setting for the amazing permanent collections along side extrodinary special exhibits .

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Always have great kids activities and sometimes have special events that are free for everyone! Great for pictures and walking the beautiful grounds

Thank Carolina E
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I went to the McNay Museum to see a special exhibit: Monet to Matisse. It was a most excellent display of paintings from the Impressionists to the Expressionists. The area was roomy and comfortable. The works were set up in categories like "landscapes" and "portraits."...More

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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!
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They take both, cah or credit card