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The Alamo, San Antonio

4.4
#1 of 605 in Museums in Texas
Texas history comes alive at The Alamo, where Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William B. Travis made their last stand for their territory's independence. Formerly a Roman Catholic church and fortress and now the crown jewel of the UNESCO-designated San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, the mission houses a museum dedicated to the Battle of the Alamo. Tour the restored mission to admire a collection of relics and memorabilia and understand the site's importance in Texas history. Audio guides are available for purchase. Using our custom trip planner, San Antonio attractions like The Alamo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We made our first visit in a long time this July. I was impressed in the improvements made in the exhibits over the years. They will only get better in the future. There is an ambitious (and controver...  more »
  • We were in town for a meeting, so had to come visit the Alamo. The history as it relates to Texas and the the US is important. It was especially beautiful at sunset. And the buildings around it are be...  more »
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  • My husband and I have this as our New Favorite Vacation spot...We have brought our children here on several occasions. Someday every one of our 13 children we are hoping to bring here! Feels very sacred place to visit. Love the History and atmosphere here. Great places to eat, and fun things to do! Highly recommend this as your next family vacation!
  • This is an American treasure chest of history. I had the pleasure of bringing some students here. We were able to enjoy past American history, that alerted our thinking of what the US was like at its humble beginnings. This is definitely a tourist attraction especially for families. The guided tour is excellent. This was the spot of a great battle ground many years ago. It is filled with nostalgia characterizing what was happening at that time. It is worth the time, lines, heat, parking and food. I would do it again. Go online for the specific details.
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