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Institute of Texan Cultures, San Antonio

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  • We chose this museum on a cold winter day in San Antonio, and are certainly glad we did. Although the museum is based on the diversity of the people in Texas (there are a whole 50 Dutch settlers in Te...  more »
  • I have been to the ITC at least 50 times and each time there is something new to see and learn. It never gets dull and the exhibits are well done and upgraded as time goes by. 
  • Visiting during a weekday in January, I think there were 8 guests in the facility the whole time I was there. A delightful way to make sure I could spend as much time as I wanted at each exhibit with ...  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.