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“A small albeight well stocked museum” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of McNay Art Museum

McNay Art Museum
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US$65.00*
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Half Day San Antonio Evening Grand Historic Tour
Ranked #9 of 263 things to do in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A huge Mediterranean-style mansion that houses over 10,000 paintings, sculptures and prints.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A small albeight well stocked museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2012

The Andy Warhol exibition was a good reason to take a cab and drive 40 minutes from the downtown area where I stayed for a convention. And indeed, it was well worth the drive! Not only was the exibition artistically pleasing, but the curator had done a very good job placing the additional information that made a big difference from just looking at the diverse art works.
And a very welcome addition was the permanent exibitions and beautiful spanish style inner courtyard which provided a splendid place for a short break from walking between the exibits. The staff were very cooperative and helped us order a cab back to the city center.
In conclusion this museum is a jem for art lovers. Do not miss it on your next visit to San-Antonio!

Visited March 2012
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“Lovely setting, good collection”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2012

It's a delight to explore this museum. Interesting architecture. Very nice collection. Just the right size, not too big to enjoy leisurely.

Visited January 2012
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San Antonio, Texas
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“Great art in San Antonio”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2012

I took my kids here and we had a wonderful time exposing them to a broad variety of world-class fine art. We'll be back.

Visited September 2011
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“Snore Fest”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

Maybe I'm not artsy fartsy enough to appreciate it, but I love artwork (oil, watercolor, etc.) but you won't find this here. Only drawing & photographs. I thought this place was a total bore. However, the grounds are gorgeous & there are some really cool statues & sculptures. It's a great place for a photo shoot but that's about all it's good for.

Visited July 2011
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“Enjoy the McNay Art Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2012

The grounds and the McNay mansion itself are worth a vist. Add the world-class art exhibits, friendly and knowledgeable staff, and you will enjoy yourself while viewing European and American paintings, sculpture, and the special theatre art collection.

Visited March 2012
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