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.
Create an itinerary including The Alamo
The Alamo reviews
This was a great tour, never realised when booking it was a guided tour by an actual guide and not audio. What can I say, Robert our guide was amazing, very enthusiastic and informative, extremely... more »
Toured the Alamo with a guided tour and it was worth the few extra dollars. You get a better understanding of the Alamo with the guide information. more »
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!
Plan your trip to San Antonio
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in San Antonio
Kid-friendly things to do in San Antonio
Side trips from San Antonio
Hidden gems in San Antonio
Historic Sites in San Antonio
Nearby attractions in San Antonio
Trips to The Alamo by other users
7 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES San Antonio Austin South Padre Island 22 days in California & Texas BY A USER FROM CAMBODIA San Francisco Austin San Antonio 21 days in Seattle, Texas & California BY A USER FROM CAMBODIA Seattle Austin San Antonio 23 days in California, Texas & Seattle BY A USER FROM CAMBODIA San Francisco Yosemite National Park Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park 3 days in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Natural Bridge Caverns National Museum of the Pacific War San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral 6 days in San Antonio & Corpus Christi BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES San Antonio Corpus Christi