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What You'll Get
After inventing geometry and physics, Greeks invented history—primarily as a way to document their many inventions. Take a stroll through history with today’s Groupon: for $18, you get a ticket to Cocktails and Culture (a $20 value) and a tote bag and mug (a $20 combined value) from The Witte Museum (a $40 total value). Choose from the following events:
- Disco Dino-Nite on Thursday, August 25
- Primal Instincts on Thursday, September 29
- Buccaneer Ball on Thursday, October 27
The Witte Museum, which lies at the bank of the San Antonio River in Brackenridge Park, satisfies savvy 21+ crowds with after-hours events replete with live music, dancing, food, and special presentations. Thursday evenings yield to the themed Cocktails and Culture soirees, such as Disco Dino-Nite on August 25, which implores guests to get down with a retro mélange of '70s music, dinosaurs, and prehistoric pet rocks. Live music complements hors d'oeuvres, interactive fire starting, and atlatl hunting tutorials that play centerpiece to September 29th's Primal Instincts event, which pays homage to early human-survival skills. The Buccaneer Ball on October 27 entreats visitors to take a tour of the temporary pirate-themed exhibition, Shipwreck! During the day, store hot liquids in souvenir coffee mugs and books about hot liquids in tote bags as you peruse permanent exhibitions at the museum, including dinosaur skeletons and cave drawings.
The Fine Print
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About Witte Museum
Witte Museum's 10-acre campus lies on the same banks of the San Antonio River that witnessed the birth of San Antonio and the story of its 300-year history. As an anchor of lifelong education, the museum shares a narrative of Texas Deep Time History and provides visitors with a wide scope of high-quality immersive exhibits and programs centered around science, history, and the heritage of South Texas.
The Robert J. and Helen C. Kleberg South Texas Heritage Center vividly depicts Texas's past, transporting visitors to the days when the vaqueros, chili queens, cowboys, and cattle kings who built Texas roamed its untamed expanses. Visitors can even see Davy Crockett's own fiddle. In the H-E-B Body Adventure, four floors of healthy, interactive adventures engage visitors of all ages, teaching about how the body works and how to stay healthy. By getting a Powerpass, visitors can walk or run down the 13-mile river walk path between the Witte and San Antonio's historic missions, timing the trek along the way to empower the pursuit of sustained health and wellness.
- Size: 11 walk-through exhibits featuring artifacts, displays, and interactive experiences
- Eye Catcher: the giant Quetzalcoatlus replica greeting guests as they walk into the H-E-B Lantern Gallery
- Permanent Exhibits: H-E-B Body Adventure, South Texas Heritage Center, Dinosaur Gallery, People of the Pecos Gallery, Texas Wild Gallery, and the Acequia Madre and Diversion Dam, an historic spot on museum campus dating back to 1719
- Special Exhibit: Confluence and Culture: 300 Years of San Antonio History exhibit included; which is available only for a limited period. The Birds and the Bees: Pollinators in Nature, Science and Culture.
- Don't Miss: "Quetzy" a giant Quetzalcoatlus, the largest flying dinosaur ever found