San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio

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Experience Egyptian, Greek, and Roman antiquities, along with other art from the Americas and Asia, at San Antonio Museum of Art. This museum opened to the public in 1981 in an old Lone Star Brewery complex, which was purchased and renovated in the 1970s. Enjoy a stroll along the banks of the San Antonio Riverwalk before entering the adjacent museum. The museum hosts a number of educational programs and visiting exhibits in addition to its permanent collections. While the museum was originally known for its Latin American works, it now also boasts a impressive collection of art from other parts of the world. The museum cafe offers a view of the river. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to San Antonio Museum of Art and many more San Antonio attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's San Antonio trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • We went on a Friday night at 6 PM because we saw it was open till nine. Glad we went at this time practically had the museum to our selves. Lots of art to see. Was not a close walk from hotel on river...  more »
  • The Museum is free on Sundays mornings, and we took the opportunity to visit it. It is really worthwhile. It is a very well organized and full place to spend few hours admiring art objects of different epochs and parts of the world. In addition to architecture and the atmosphere of the place, very typical of San Antonio, they leave a good taste in the mouth.
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  • The San Antonio Art Museum is a gem. It is relatively large and has a diverse collection containing any number of masterpieces. The Asian collection is comprehensive and incredibly detailed historical...  more »
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  • I loved it as an adult but I would not recommend bringing a child here because it has some very erotic pieces of art that are not suitable for young eyes. The advertisement made it seem like this was a family entertainment and art place but it is definitely not. When I wasn't sheilding my child's eyes, he got bored very quickly Plus there was nothing "fun" for him to do. Plus parking is very limited I had to park in the employee parking so get here early if you want to park. All in all this is a beautiful place with many lovely pieces for an adult and I loved every moment.
  • Very great place to view works of art. There is a huge variety of art, from paintings to pottery this place has a ton of things to see. The atmosphere is very nice as well, very clean. Nobody from the staff will be lurking around your shoulder when you look at anything either, which is very nice. Highly recommend going here! There is a lot to see and you won't regret it.
  • I absolutely love this Art Museum. It has a very welcoming feeling as you walk through the doors. The artwork is breathtaking. The layout is well organized. The staff is very friendly. I loved that my children loved it, I loved it. That doesn't always happen as often as I'd like.
  • I have been here several times over the past couple of years, sometimes for school projects and sometimes for fun. I have enjoyed every visit. The rotating exhibits are sometimes hit or miss (art is subjective) but the permanent pieces on display never disappoint. They have the exhibits categorized well and you could easily spend all day here. They are currently under construction. I can’t wait to see what changes and additions they have made.
  • Art, architecture and history buffs will all be pleased with this museum. The historic building is a renovated brewery overlooking the San Antonio River. The special exhibits are always compelling and there's usually something new to see in the contemporary art section and you can find ancient artifacts, ceramics and folk art from all over the world.
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