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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
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 2 weeks ago
Cheryl C
San Francisco, California
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A museum detailing the history of the military in San Antonio.
1210 Stanley Rd, San Antonio, TX 78234-7501
+1 210-221-1886
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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!

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

4  Thank Stephanlee1
Reviewed November 10, 2017

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

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

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...

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

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

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

Thank VinMar_10
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Sheila P
November 5, 2017|
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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.
Alexandra D
May 28, 2016|
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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