One of my favorite places. Love the way it's divided up into 26 different culture. So much history under one roof!! It was sooo interesting!'
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If you love history of any kind, you have to visit the Institute of Texan Cultures. At the $10 entrance fee, it is well worth it, and a perfect activity for a hot Texas day. I found the displays fascinating and I could have spent...More
The institute has a very fine museum the portrays Texas culture from 20000 years ago to today. I found that ver interesting. They showed the various indigenous people at locations across the state. There was also a display showing the contributions from people coming from...More
Expected too much, but it was just okay. Exhibits were not as engaging as had hoped. Nice place to visit on a hot summer day.
Fun Fact- the institute is FREE to the public every second Sunday of the month The institute was a pleasant surprise filled with tons of informative plaques about all the cultures that make Texas Texas. There is currently an exhibit on the missions in Texas...More
The institute was recommended by a family member who lives in San Antonio. It teaches you about the many cultures in Texas. All the races and religions and nationalities that came to Texas from Ellis Island. I had no idea. And they are all beautifully...More
Clarification: The reviewer references immigration via Ellis Island. The main point of entry for Texas was Galveston Island. - James B., ITC Communications
The last time I visited the ITC was during the Hemisfair in 1968. As so many things degrade with the passing years, I was wary this would be the case. Thankfully, it was not! I remember the glowing neon Texas flag by the ticket booth...More
A little pricey for a family but pleased to find a picture of my grandfather in Belgian section. Lots of cultures represented. Would like for them to develop more hands on for children.
i enjoyed walking through here and learning a lot about the different cultures of Texas would recommend