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San Antonio Museum of Art

200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215-1402
+1 210-978-8100
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The San Antonio Museum of Art is housed in a historic brewery along the banks of the Museum Reach of the Riverwalk. The Museum offers important permanent collections of Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities, Asian art, Latin American art, contemporary art and American paintings. The museum offers a variety of programs. Visit our website for admission pricing and more information. Free general admission every Tuesday 4 - 9 p.M. And Sunday 10 a.M.- Noon
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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200 W Jones Ave, San Antonio, TX 78215-1402
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"lone star brewery"
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"greek and roman"
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"pre columbian"
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"diverse collection"
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"egyptian collection"
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"on tuesdays"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"special exhibit"
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"great exhibits"
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"on display"
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"free admission"
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"the river"
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"rainy day"
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I really wish I could give this museum a higher rating but I just found it extremely limited and rather boring. I have been to other art museums in smaller cities that are much more interesting than this one. The best installations are the Egyptian...More

Thank Catherine W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

INteresting museum with excellent current exhibition of paintings from colonial Mexico. The great thing about the exhibition is the informative and revealing commentary on the individual paintings - these really make the exhibition! Overall the museum has some good individual collections, well laid out and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to specifically see the special exhibition which ends May 13, 2018. We did view a few other galleries and went up to see the views from the sky bridge. They have an eclectic but well exhibited collection. There is likely something for everyone here....More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

I have been to this museum in the past, but I was recently drawn in to view an exhibit that plays on San Antonio's tricentennial celebration this year.The exhibit titled San Antonio 1718: Art from Viceregal Mexico tells about San Antonio's first 100 years through...More

Thank johnniedetx
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Four floors of varied and eclectic art in assorted mediums. My favorite was the glass flower ceiling in one of the entry ways.

Thank KimVee
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We loved this museum..It had a great 17th century display of Texas art and history. And a huge variety of all kinds of art. I enjoyed the older stuff more than the modern stuff.

Thank Reene B
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Went to killed some time but end up spending hours. The Egyptian and Asian collects were large and impressive. Plan to spend half a day. It will be well worth it.

Thank Karen Hashimoto M
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Located in the impressive old Lone Star Brewery building, the large museum is situated upon the northern Riverwalk. It houses over 30,000 objects and covers nearly 5,000 years of history, including Asian, Contemporary, Egyptian, Greek, Latin American and Roman. There is free car parking and...More

Thank charles s
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We went on a Friday night at 6 PM because we saw it was open till nine. Glad we went at this time practically had the museum to our selves. Lots of art to see. Was not a close walk from hotel on river walk...More

Thank ccs124
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

The San Antonio Art Museum is a gem. It is relatively large and has a diverse collection containing any number of masterpieces. The Asian collection is comprehensive and incredibly detailed historically as is the Egyptian collection. Both these collections rival the collections found in more...More

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CristinaRios
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Response from Giovis911 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say it was temporary and gone. We were so fortunate to see it the last day of the exhibition.
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Susan B
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Call or email them and ask. They are quite friendly.
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Yes, it is air conditioned!
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