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McNay Art Museum

6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-4618
+1 210-824-5368
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6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209-4618
Uptown Broadway
+1 210-824-5368
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Reviewed yesterday

The McNay is an amazing place, whether you come to just stroll the grounds and visit the Koi pond or sit by the fountain to read a book while admiring the amazing sculptures. Inside, the McNay's collections is one of the best in the city....More

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed yesterday

This beautiful museum provides visitors with exhibits that are timeless and unexpected. The history of the place melded with the contemporary additions provide an eclectic setting for the amazing permanent collections along side extrodinary special exhibits .

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Always have great kids activities and sometimes have special events that are free for everyone! Great for pictures and walking the beautiful grounds

Thank Carolina E
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to the McNay Museum to see a special exhibit: Monet to Matisse. It was a most excellent display of paintings from the Impressionists to the Expressionists. The area was roomy and comfortable. The works were set up in categories like "landscapes" and "portraits."...More

Thank cindyvvmke
Reviewed 4 days ago

We lived in SA almost 2 years before finding this place. I love impressionism and when I saw the notice about their special exhibit, I immediately wanted to go. We were flabbergasted by the beautiful grounds when we drove in. As soon as we got...More

Thank AixTex
Reviewed 1 week ago

The list above tells it all in a beautiful 1929 mansion that has been expanded to contain it all. Film with history of people and construction on site.

Thank jimalbritton
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely art collection housed in an equally lovely, grand old home. The grounds are beautiful and invite strolling. The staff are amiable and informed. Icing on the cake: free admission on Thursdays from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like that the McNay doesn't portent to be anything more than it is, an intimate art experience. Parking is ample and convenient, the grounds are beautiful and there is an interesting mix of art throughout. Staff are friendly, very helpful and knowledgeable. I really...More

Thank pblas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The McNay Art Museum is a small museum that was once an elegant San Antonio residence. The varied art collections are small but powerful representatives of art from Mexico and South America, Greece, Egypt, and other lands. I think that the emphasis has been on...More

Thank john w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon here. The permanent collection is impressive and the special collection on loan from the Brooklyn Museum was outstanding. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank MooseMom10
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Sue M
Public transportation
11 November 2015|
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Response from NancyECW | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you pay cash at the door, and you won't be sorry!
Arthur M
Do we pay cash at the door to enter or do you take credit cards?
20 September 2015|
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Response from Toffy007 | Reviewed this property |
They take both, cah or credit card
How close is the museum to downtown?
3 September 2015|
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Response from NancyECW | Reviewed this property |
The McNay is North of downtown, in Alamo Heights, on the corner of Broadway and Austin Highway and is on a bus route. Uber or a taxi can also get you there. I would guess the McNay is approximately 5-7 miles straight up... More