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Battle For Texas: The Experience

Blum Street, at Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 210-592-6825
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Battle for Texas Interactive Adventure
US$20 per adult
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Part Museum. Part Adventure. See the story of the Alamo brought to life all around you like never before! "The Experience" is a fully immersive museum adventure showcasing the most comprehensive collection of Alamo artifacts ever to be displayed under one roof. Visitors will feel the battle brought to life through sights, sounds, and even smells as they embark on an emotional journey through the 13 fateful days that gave birth to the state of Texas. A 22,000 sq ft attraction with 11-unique and thematic galleries -- each telling a new chapter of the story while weaving the amazing artifact collection throughout. Meet Davey Crockett, Jim Bowie, Sam Houston and other heroes along the way and even even step into Mexican General Santa Anna's tent. Enter the Alamo walls, cross the line in the sand, and make your way through "The Gauntlet" as the battle takes shape around you. The attraction is a treat for Alamo enthusiasts while being designed to be enjoyed by the whole family and includes interactive elements and a finale video celebrating Texas pride that is not to be missed!
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Blum Street, at Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
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+1 210-592-6825
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"re enactment"
in 16 reviews
"interactive experience"
in 11 reviews
"cannon balls"
in 6 reviews
"amazing artifacts"
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"real artifacts"
in 5 reviews
"actual alamo"
in 10 reviews
"events leading up"
in 6 reviews
"better understanding"
in 9 reviews
"audio guide"
in 8 reviews
"on display"
in 11 reviews
"davy crockett"
in 9 reviews
"nice museum"
in 5 reviews
"awesome experience"
in 6 reviews
"history buff"
in 9 reviews
"all ages"
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"visiting san antonio"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting museum.. We went before we went to visit the Alamo. We also signed up for their Night at the Museum program. It was pretty good but I would have liked more character interaction. The final part of the night tour was fun but I...More

Thank lorrie601
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went in after the Alamo. Amazing display of authentic items. 90% of what you see is original! Our kids (8 and 10) enjoyed it. Now for the really cool part-night at the museum. Go back for the night tour! It was so well done....More

Thank TexasPaula
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Experience! We did the Night at the Museum and it was really great. We had toured the museum in the afternoon than came back you the Night at the Museum, which was really helpful. If get a chance go.

Thank gsmeltzer13
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful film about the history of the city, Texas and the Alamo. 8 yr old grandsons were bored until the cannon and guns started firing.

Thank paulahudgins
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this museum. It is very well done and easily explains the lead up to the battle at the Alamo. Amazing artifacts. There is a very short “battle” scene you walk through that may scare very small children (a few pretend gun shots), However...More

Thank DH95
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little hidden gem in the river walk mall is full of history and when the museum comes alive it is just like you are there highly recommend

Thank Micki T
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is an interesting and insightful collection of exhibits that help explain the Alamo. I suggest going here before you head to the Alamo. Also, The staff member named Bernadette was especially friendly and helpful. I also suggest doing the “Night at the Museum...More

Thank pwallace67
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

History at its best. We recently visited San Antonio, Texas in March 2018. After watched the TV Mini-series Texas Rising. It was a no brainer to head to Texas to actually see history. Since we are avid history enthusiast this was a must see. As...More

1  Thank Dianna M
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Good information and set up, but needs a movie to top it off. There is an hour long movie on the Alamo at the theatre in the same mall, but it is not included in this.

Thank gms1975
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

I not a big history buff but this place was AMAZING! We all enjoyed every bit of our visit. If you are even the slightest bit curious about the battle of the Alamo and the war for Texas independence then this is a must see....More

Thank Glen953
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Tia J
14 April 2018|
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Response from April H | Reviewed this property |
No, probably not. There is a lot of reading and understanding the history. If the 2 year old would play or sleep independently of the adults, then perfect...otherwise, he/she would be bored.
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RitaJ2008
17 December 2017|
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Response from djfluth | Reviewed this property |
I Googled their web page to find the information that you need, but, Tripadvisor will not let me include website links. Tripadvisor - it would be much easier to be able to post their webpage. So, here is what I copied from... More
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tmd820
26 September 2017|
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Response from snafudesert | Reviewed this property |
It's not a video! It's live action and you're a part of it! It last about 5-7 minutes. Re-enactors escort you through the "Alamo scene" with smoke and simulated cannon and musket fire. It's pretty cool. It's something... More
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