Museums showcase invaluable nuggets of history to knowledge buffs of all ages, from nuggets of gold found by early prospectors to William Henry Harrison's private chicken nugget collection. Enjoy cultural curios both large and small with today's Groupon: $29 gets you a one year family membership to the Museo Alameda (a $75 value).
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the Museo Alameda is the largest museum in the nation devoted to Latino art and culture. The family membership grants two adults and children under 18 residing at the same address unlimited access to the museum's cultural and historical trove for one year. Expand your knowledge and appreciation for the intertwined history of Mexico and the United States with exhibitions like Revolution & Resistance: Mexico & San Antonio 1910-2010, currently on display until July 15, 2011, which explores the progress of Mexican art and culture since the onset of the Mexican Revolution. Past exhibitions have included Arte en la Charrería: The Artisanship of Mexican Equestrian Culture, a collection of decorative and functional objects pertaining to the culture of the Mexican cowboy and Cantos del Pueblo: Tejano Musical Landscape, an exhibition of artworks that explore the importance of music in Tejano culture. Members also enjoy upcoming exhibit previews, receptions, and member appreciation days, as well as a 10% discount at Marti's fine Mexican arts and crafts.