Spanish Governor's Palace, San Antonio

3.8
This National Historic Landmark represents the last visual vestiges of the Presidio San Antonio de BĂ©jar. Traditionally known as the Spanish Governor's Palace, it was the original Comandancia (residence and working office) for the Captains of the military garrison from 1722 until the early 1800s.

Come see where Spain had its first permanent military presence in San Antonio. Come learn Texas' earliest history under Spanish rule. Come and be delightfully surprised at the beautifully landscaped gardens in the courtyard. You won't want to leave.

Admission Rates:

$5.00 Adults

$3.00 Seniors age 60 and over

$3.00 Military with ID

$3.00 Groups of 10 or more

$3.00 Children 7 - 13

FREE Children Under 7
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  • This is the last remaining building of the 18th-century San Antonio Presidio. While the front part of the building is original, the rest of it was added years later. Even so, it's a cool look at what ...  more »
  • Greeted by a very friendly hostess who gave us information and answered our questions. Very interesting architecture and history. Well done.  more »
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  • Absolutely beautifully kept building, and garden/grounds. This is a real historical gem, I have visited here more times than the Alamo and believe it has no lesser amount of significance. It's actually a lot more pleasant of an experience to visit than the other tourist trap. The staff is very polite and helpful. I appreciate the bits of explanation throughout the rooms.
  • Nice place to visit. No a/c in building, but they've set up lots of fans, so go early in the day if it's summer. We spent about 45-60 minutes enjoying the rooms, exhibits and neat old furniture. Price is cheap ($5/ person with senior rates at $3) and fair for the amount of time we spent and what was being presented.

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