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The Alamo, San Antonio

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#1 of 604 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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  • The Cradle of Texas Independence is beloved by Texans and friends. Read up before you visit so you can understand the importance and emotion surrounding the Alamo. The grounds and exhibits will have....  more »
  • First, it's Free. Second, it's mandatory for school children. And, even to the eyes of small children, small. This DRT ran it for several years. Almost a junk shop. Now major improvement. Not...  more »
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  • Time to visit Texas. 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. Visit soon. Cool place!!! I'm wondering how hot it is there today!
  • As a descendant of a defender of the Alamo, i feel great honor to walk the grounds and see tourist share my family and our city history. A place where my ancestor stood their ground and fought for freedom and died so that our family and many other families could live free with better opportunities as Texans then Americans. Very informative and i believe its one of the few birth places contributing to our TEXAN Pride. "REMEMBER THE ALAMO."

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