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San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Experience Egyptian, Greek, and Roman antiquities, along with other art from the Americas and Asia, at San Antonio Museum of Art. This museum opened to the public in 1981 in an old Lone Star Brewery complex, which was purchased and renovated in the 1970s. Enjoy a stroll along the banks of the San Antonio Riverwalk before entering the adjacent museum. The museum hosts a number of educational programs and visiting exhibits in addition to its permanent collections. While the museum was originally known for its Latin American works, it now also boasts a impressive collection of art from other parts of the world. The museum cafe offers a view of the river. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to San Antonio Museum of Art and many more San Antonio attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's San Antonio trip itinerary maker tool.
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  • Let's be honest, anything with AC would get 5 stars from my two teenagers... even the art museum. It was good, many pieces of antiquity and lovely pieces of art. Not too many artists I recognized...  more »
  • Worth spending a couple of hours here ! Good Asian collections and artwork and we went during an interesting exhibit on American Expressionists. Try and go on Tuesdays or when it is free...otherwise.....  more »
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  • Very education and beautifully displayed statues and artifacts from history. It's dim and quiet environment coupled with the benches is perfect to take notes, draw, and research in each exhibit. Admission price is high for regular adults but if you want learn about artistic past then it's definitely worth it. Been here twice already.
  • Really great museum. And the best is their Art Parties. Always good music, good themes and good tours. My tour guide was fantastic, the Men of Steel Woman of Wonder exhibit was really exceptional. And at this Art Party they followed it up with a showing of Wonder Woman outside! Absolutely fantastic evening.

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