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Visit at Fort Sam Houston.....

As a Government Contractor I was able to get access to the base and had business to do with... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
BSJ3258
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Chicago, Illinois
U.S. Army Medical Department Museum is free & fantastic!!!!

The museum is on the base, so we told the guard we were going to the museum, so he asked us a few... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Cheryl C
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San Francisco, California
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A museum detailing the history of the military in San Antonio.
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1210 Stanley Rd, San Antonio, TX 78234-7501
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

The museum is on the base, so we told the guard we were going to the museum, so he asked us a few questions and allowed us to proceed to the museum. The museum is free and very interesting! There is a full-size operating room...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I trained at Ft. Sam 49 years ago, tried to get on base today at Walters Gate and was rudely refused entry. Even though I had requested permission to visit the base museum, which is open to the public, I told the Visitor's Center police...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank WanderingTao
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

The fact that this is still a working base is incredible, as it feels like you’re taking a walk through a history book when you’re on base. Would love to dig deeper and know more, but in my short stay i was so impressed already!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank isabel_obu
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Ft Sam Houston is a US Army Base. As such if you are not active military, retired military or a guest, you will need to be checked out by the security folks in charge of access to grant you passes. Ensure you have a government...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

lots of open grounds to tour and picknick on, didnt take a tour just drove around and watched the sights

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Hugh H
Reviewed October 14, 2017

As a Government Contractor I was able to get access to the base and had business to do with Security Forces. Not sure how easy it would be to get on base otherwise. I have been to Fort Sam many times over the years and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BSJ3258
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We enjoyed hearing about the history...that part was good. The ID check to get into the complex was unpleasant-- we were treated like military/criminals. The staff were not very friendly and seemed very suspicious of visitors. I don't think they want visitors there...

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ZinnHouston
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We really enjoyed out stay at Fort Sam Houston. Everyone was super nice. We had a pass to get on base (because my son lives on base) and security was super ever time we entered/exited the base. My daughter-in-law was in the hospital and the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank vmsod
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Very nice staff and comfortable quiet place. However, the bathrooms, shower areas, and shower curtains are extremely dirty. I reported it to the office and was told they needed to put in a work order to get it cleaned up. I literally sprayed the entire...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Maria Rosario A
Reviewed July 3, 2017

I was stationed at Fort Sam, 50 years ago and wanted to show my wife the post. Luckily we got on post and walk a good distance across the post to where I had lived. The barracks where I lived had been torn down, but...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Sheila P
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Response from Maria Rosario A | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest to call a taxi the night to schedule an early pickup ride to the airport.
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Response from Gumgrove | Reviewed this property |
We are also retired military and would (if you can get it) Fulois House. Check the ihg web site for details and rates and available rooms. It is a beautiful house in the older section on the west side of the post. Breakfast... More
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