Named San Antonio's Best Museum in the 2010 Nickelodeon Parents' Choice Awards, San Antonio Children's Museum has ushered more than two million guests through its educational wonderland since opening in 1995. Tykes can explore permanent exhibits such as Science City, with hands-on exhibits covering physics, engineering, and how to extract highlighter ink from lightning bugs. In PowerBall Hall, children man simple machines to send orbs up to a lofty cage until the chamber fills and unleashes a spherical torrent down upon the delighted little ones. Other exhibits impart lessons of financial responsibility and proper nutrition in a make-believe bank and market. Membership is calibrated for any permutation of the family unit, and grants amenities including unlimited visits for a year, a subscription to the museum newsletter “Spark!,” and access to more than 40 classes where kids can submit theses on baking-soda volcanoes for peer review.
The American West is alive and as wild as ever inside the Briscoe Western Art Museum. Through collections of art and artifacts, engaging cultural events, and educational programs, the Museum paints a vivid picture of the region's history and the shared heritage of the many storied individuals who have called it home.
Crown Jewel: Santa Anna's sword, a handmade, 19th-century blade crafted from steel, gold, and leather for "the Napoleon of the West" himself
Hidden Gem: a pair of unmarked, steel parade piece spurs from the 1950s
Don't Miss: the Museum store, which sells handmade jewelry, keepsakes, Western books and other goods related to the American West
Special Programs: a monthly book club and gallery talk, distinguished lecture series, docent-led tours, an annual Indian Arts market, American West-themed story time and film series
Pro Tip: the museum is located on the banks of San Antonio's famed River Walk
The Witte Museum was born from many minds seeking a singular goal: to create a public forum that promoted lifelong learning. From a $65,000 gift bequeathed to the city of San Antonio after Alfred Witte's death in 1921, this museum of science, natural history, and South Texas heritage was built along the San Antonio River and named after the late Witte's parents.
Today, the Witte Museum still pursues this wide range of knowledge with hands-on scientific and historical exhibits. The museum's long-term features portray the natural wonders of southern Texas, including ancient rock art from the lower Pecos, examples of local ecology, and dinosaur fossils found locally while trying to uncover lost time capsules.
This 100 year old historic building of terrifying twists and turns, The 13th Floor Haunted House in San Antonio aims to take fright to a whole new level. Designed by world-renowned haunted house designers and featuring makeup and effects from Hollywood special effects artists, the graphic theatrical show of psychological horror features two new attractions in 2015—Into the Void and Burial Ground. The bone-chilling adventure has been met with several accolades, including six consecutive Hauntworld.com honors as one of the best haunts in the U.S.
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When you want to admire the great works of culture, head on over to the museum at Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio.
Don't deny your stomach an immaculate meal when you try this museum's restaurant.
Got kids? No problem at Spanish Governor's Palace! This museum is a fantastic spot for families to hang together.
Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.