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Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens

401 King William, San Antonio, TX 78204-1409
+1 210-223-9800
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This is the house to tour!

We followed the Conservation Society's free King William map and came across Villa Finale. We were... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Much To See

We did the self-guided tour. Even though it is self-guided, there is an employee on hand to answer... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Karen C
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401 King William, San Antonio, TX 78204-1409
+1 210-223-9800
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We followed the Conservation Society's free King William map and came across Villa Finale. We were in between tour times but went around back to see what we could do. A guide graciously gave us a quick tour that was fantastic! This is not just...More

Thank Jend420
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We did the self-guided tour. Even though it is self-guided, there is an employee on hand to answer questions and make sure you don't touch stuff. The private collection of the final owner is still displayed where he put it. I think every nook and...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Overall, house was "nice" but too much private collection and not many things of interest to me. Nice that it was in King William District.

Thank ZinnHouston
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This house museum has the most unusual and fascinating collection and beautiful gardens. Spend some time walking down King William street.

Thank TrippenDallas
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We thought the tour was very well conducted by a very knowledgable and personable guide who encouraged questions from the group. The house has a great history and is well preserved.

Thank Aroyalpain
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this house. Very interesting. Take the guided tour it's well worth it. Our guide was very knowledgeable as she was the marketing director. Would go again as there is so much to see.

Thank Brabbo
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Villa Finale is not your typical house tour. It's an unforgettable experience! You will be treated to a visit with literally thousands of priceless artifacts and decorative arts collected by the final owner, Walter Mathis, who donated his entire collection plus the house to the...More

Thank jerryanddiane
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This house is one of many homes bought and restored by Walter Mathis. I did not pay to tour the house but there were brochures and a cool thing where you could call a number and get historical information about the houses that Mathis restored....More

1  Thank Kirby B
Reviewed 26 August 2016

On your walk around the King William district, don't miss this! This house, with all of owner/developer Walter Mathis' collections on display as they were when he lived there, is a feast for the eye and gladdens the heart. You just feel happy walking from...More

Thank chitownsue1246
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Villa Finale is full of historical treasures. We had a very knowledgable guide, David, who brought it all to life. He was enthusiastic about the home, the owner who collected all these artifacts, and the history surrounding it all. This is a great place to...More

2  Thank CarolinaCocina
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