Texas Transportation Museum, San Antonio

3.4
TTM occupies a 40 acre site in the north-east of San Antonio just north of the International Airport. The address is 11731 Wetmore Road. (SA TX 78217). It has a full sized operating railroad with a half mile of mainline and offers scheduled train rides, included in admission. It has a number of classic vehicles including a 1924 fire truck which visitors may ride on when conditions on the unpaved roads permit.
Make Texas Transportation Museum part of your personalized San Antonio itinerary using our San Antonio trip planner.
Source
Create an itinerary including Texas Transportation Museum
map
Texas Transportation Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
33 reviews
Google
4.2
TripAdvisor
  • My husband is the train buff so I would not have picked this place, but it was very nice. He really enjoyed it. The folks working there clearly love it. We visited the first week of November, so the t...  more »
  • My two children, ages 11 and 5, and I visited during spring break. The weather was colder than usual so there weren't too many people there. My 5 year old son had a great time! He loved the train ride...  more »
  • We were staying at a hotel near the airport and looking for something to do on a cool drizzly morning. The museum was close by and easy to access via Wurzbach Pkwy. and Wetmore Rd. This is not a slick...  more »
Google
  • This place was so much fun. The kids loved it. There is a lot of history here. The guy meets you at the door with a smile. He knows everything there is to know about trains. The train cars are set up just like they would be back in the day. My son loves trains. We got to ride the train there. I would suggest to bring water. They do sell it but since it's volunteer based there wasn't somewhere there selling it yesterday. The price is pretty good too. Under 4 is free. We would go again.
  • Really cute, small, volunteer-run museum. $10 admission includes a short ride on the train. Good way to spend a couple of hours.
  • Definitely a place to visit with family and kids there is plenty to see here. You also get to ride on a steam engine which is fun. They also have some vintage cars in there museum. 4 stars only because it doesn't top other transportation museams I have seen in the past but still very enjoyable thank you for all the exhibits.
  • My father enjoyed this quite a bit. Old Pullman cars were interesting. Most is wheelchair accessible - if you are up to muscling through gravel. I was, but many would find it a challenge. It's staffed by volunteers who were friendly and helpful. They could clearly use more $$$ and staff to work on restoration and maintenance. We did the train ride. Kids will love the trains and models. Great place for kid birthday party. Model RR are impressive.
  • Good little museum out in the boonies! Entrance fee is very reasonable, the train cars need a bit more TLC, but I suppose it would be better tended if there were more volunteers. Model trains are well kept, and the restored vehicles (fire engines, cars, etc.) look fantastic. Will drop by again when time permits!
Places to stay near Texas Transportation Museum

Plan your trip to San Antonio

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in San Antonio by other users

7 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Texas BY A USER FROM TUNISIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in San Antonio, Mesa Verde National Park & Grand Canyon National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA September, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Manila & United States BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in San Antonio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, relaxing, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Texas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans