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Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio
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  • We had no idea what was in store for us and were very pleasantly surprised by what we saw and heard. The different cultural exhibits were so interesting and informative. I didn't realize the impact Ge...  more »
  • This museum is well worth the money and time to learn more about who populated Texas. We spent almost 2 hours in this well curated museum. Of particular interest was the WWII exhibit. This museum is a...  more »
  • I enjoyed visiting this museum and learning about some of the many cultural groups that have settled in Texas. I read most of the information in the museum and watched the video, and stayed almost 4 h...  more »
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  • One of my favorite museums. The atmosphere is great, and is a wonderful place to learn about the different ethnic groups in Texas. Also, make sure to come out to the Asian New Year Festival in February and the Texas Folklife Festival in June!
  • This place is great. There is a lot of reading to do so democraps might have a problem here but the historical information is amazing. Settlers of Texas came from so many nations. They badly wanted to become Texans, or Americans later on, and they never forgot their cultural history but they also assimilated and became proud citizens. They didn't come here illegally, refuse to learn the language here, and then fly their flag above the Texas and USA flag. These immigrants sacrificed so much and they really built America. This museum has so many personal stories from immigrants that moved here. The Indians and Texas weather gave them hell but they persevered and many made something of themselves. Remember the difference between legal and illegal immigrants. One assimilates, contributes, and genuinely want to be Americans. The other spits on the American flag, leeches off our welfare, education, and health system and doing all this while demanding interpreters.
  • I took my 2 and 4 year old there and they loved it! They have several hands on areas even small children can enjoy like the share cropper house mail room class room and doctors office. The museum is generally empty and has a wide open floor plan so your kids can go nuts. We have been twice and really enjoyed it.
  • The place is great! I went during the folklife festival. The organizers did a great job however, Muslim/Turkish stuff isn't part of Texas. They have Lebanese things, which is fine. They weren't muslims. This place has been trying to shove islam down ppl's throat. Previously, they had an exhibition about Muslims in Texas. Fort Hood is a good example.
  • This place is awesome. Learned a lot about Texas heritage and history.