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If you’re going in to the Alamo, you can’t leave without checking out the Long Barracks Museum... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Austin, Texas
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Great history lesson for the whole family

We really enjoyed the Long Barracks Museum. Just inside the Alamo wall. The artifacts display is... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Jeremy L
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

If you’re going in to the Alamo, you can’t leave without checking out the Long Barracks Museum. Lots of history in here. Make sure to follow the rules because the NPS people will not hesitate to bark at you. So much to learn here, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the Long Barracks Museum. Just inside the Alamo wall. The artifacts display is really great for kids and adults. The ten minute video presentation is good to explain the history.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed May 29, 2018

To me, this was probably the most interesting part of the Alamo tour, as we watched the movie about the Alamo here and spent a lot of time reading the write-ups about Texas and the Alamo. The church is certainly the most famous part of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

If you go to the Alamo you will be right next to the long barracks. There are many great displays to see and it is worth your time to see this part of Alamo grounds. This is a part of history and worth it to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gottcoke
Reviewed May 7, 2018

The Long Barracks Museum, is inside the Alamo complex and starts with a short film and then the museum proceeds to take you thru its history. Starting with its founding as a Spanish mission, then thru the Mexican influence period, the Texas Revolution/Republic of Texas...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

This is part of The Alamo, you really should go in, there are a lot of displays in this area. Very well worth the time to walk through. Be sure and rent the audio tour device it's well worth the money.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 10ringtraveler
Reviewed October 3, 2017

If you are patriotic and/or interested in America's history, this is a good place to spend some time and learn about this building's history.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Milwaukeetraveler-dj
Reviewed September 30, 2017

Make sure to see this history museum when visiting the Alamo. There's plenty of artifacts displayed and a very good 15 minute movie to view as well. Museum is located within the Alamo grounds.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rduinc
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Barracks are on the grounds of the Alamo and where lots of the fighting took place. I highly recommend viewing the 17 minute movie and then making your way through the museum. However, I learned a lot more (and was not jostled by throngs of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank sazoram
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

***NO PHOTOGRAPHY ALLOWED INSIDE*** Located on the grounds of the Alamo, this museum has numerous artifacts from the time of the mission, through the seige and conquest. The museum can be crowded at times as it is very narrow and people traverse in both directions....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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