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While the grounds and house are nice, the tour is seriously overpriced and not worth it. As a historical home there are few architectural details that are either unique or worth noting, the collections inside only appealing to a Napoleon fan.
we like visiting house museums whenever we visit a new city. for such a big city san Antonio has very few to choose from. no problem. this is the one you would go to even if you had plenty to chose from. the owner bought...More
This is a lovely hidden gem of San Antonio. A turn of the century mansion of various architectural styles, predominantly Italianate. The house itself is gorgeous as well as the King Williams District that it sits in. There is also a great collection of antiques...More
Being short on time we didn't tour the house, only the gardens as we were driving by and knew the gardens were free. It was pretty but much smaller that I expected, more of just someone's yard. Lots of greenery but no flowers to speak...More
I really wasn't sure what to expect but this house was absolutely amazing. Stuffed full of collectibles by one man, this is a must see for people visiting the King William district. He was obsessed with Napoleon and so had a lot of collectibles of...More
Mathis is the man who preserved the now famed King William Historical District in San Antonio. His home is full of unique artifacts, most notably are Lions and anything having to do with Napoleon. I have never seen so many items exhibited, yet the items...More
This was really a neat little house tour just a short walk from downtown San Antonio. My husband and I did the self-guided tour of the house for $5 per person (money goes toward upkeep of the house). You purchase your tickets from the Carriage...More
We followed the Conservation Society's free King William map and came across Villa Finale. We were in between tour times but went around back to see what we could do. A guide graciously gave us a quick tour that was fantastic! This is not just...More
We did the self-guided tour. Even though it is self-guided, there is an employee on hand to answer questions and make sure you don't touch stuff. The private collection of the final owner is still displayed where he put it. I think every nook and...More