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The Alamo, San Antonio

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#1 of 601 in Museums in Texas
Must see · Historic Site · History Museum
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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  • The Alamo was good to visit, but the grounds are only four walls of the actual Alamo. The rest were built afterwards. The area is really nice, close proximity to the Riverwalk and the downtown...  more »
  • I’m a history buff so I was really looking forward to visiting the Alamo. Buying tickets online for the history talk seemed like a great, affordable way to learn the history and then get into see...  more »
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  • It is definitely a must go if you are around San Antonio. Its pretty good way to experience and actually see the history of San Antonio. Plus the fact that is free makes it even better. At first I have no intentions neither was I interested in going in, but once I got in I was actually impress. I was able to see some pictures, and also see some tools that were use during those times. The Alamo is unique experience and everyone should visit. You can either go for entertainment purposes or for knowledge purposes. I can guaranteed you would not regret visiting the Alamo. The Alamo has something for everyone either you like walking, or you just like history, the Alamo should be in your bucket list. They also provide a place where you can see a documentary if you are into them. Also something else that impress me was that restrooms were really clean even though they were public restrooms. So if you are thinking of visiting San Antonio do not forget to past over the Alamo, also I do not think your wallet would mind spending zero dollars, yes zero dollars because it is free. Take your family and take a trip into the past.
  • What’s more historic to Texas than the Alamo? It’s a great way to revisit the past and learn. Always very clean and well kept. Enjoy your day walking through the buildings and watch a historical video on the Alamo. Love the gift shop, great items for a good cost! Also, it’s conveniently located across from the River Walk so make a day out of it!

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