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The Alamo at San Antonio

The Alamo

Category: Attractions
300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas
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Remember the Alamo: Texas' Shrine to Freedom

No trip to San Antonio is complete without visiting this sacred site. Originally a Spanish mission, the Alamo was the site of the famous battle in 1836 that formed the genesis of the city. Featuring free admission, the museum and shrine offer a glimpse into the history of Texas. Learn about Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and other freedom fighters that gave their lives in defense of Texas. Searching for hotels near the Alamo? We're located just a half of a mile away.

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9AM to 5:30PM or 7PM in the summer

Prices -

Free

Events

  • Living History Demonstrations
  • Independence Day Celebrations
  • First Saturday at the Alamo

Activities

  • Self-Guided Tours
  • Guided Tours
  • History Talks
  • Museum & Shrine
  • Orientation Film

FAQs

  • What kinds of tours are available?

    You have several options, including a self-guided audio tour, a battlefield tour, VIP tour (must be booked in advance) and an after-hours tour that takes place after the Alamo closes to the public.
  • What educational programs are there at the Alamo?

    Along with numerous rotating exhibits in the Alamo church, you’ll encounter an orientation film, history talks in the Calvary Courtyard and several types of tours.
 

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