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Fort Sam Houston Quadrangle

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Great Place to Take Your Kids

This historic building (four walls) hence the name quadrangle houses ducks, geese, pheasant and... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Dothan, Alabama
Peacocks and deer

We love to go over to feed the deer, peacocks, and the crazy geese. The fort Sam museum, though... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Jodie G
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

This historic building (four walls) hence the name quadrangle houses ducks, geese, pheasant and deer. You can walk the grounds and feed the animals or not. There is a clock tower in the center of the grounds.

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We love to go over to feed the deer, peacocks, and the crazy geese. The fort Sam museum, though small, is a lovely place to take a peek at the history of the base.

Thank Jodie G
Reviewed 19 May 2018

While our destination was not the Quadrangle specifically, our purpose took us through the Quadrangle with its peacocks, ducks, & deer, to the Fort Sam Houston Museum. This museum is an historical look at the military from early days up to the present. Interesting for...More

Thank Billyjoe52
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We didn't get to go in the museum, but had was a nice stroll around the quadrangle. There are a lot of peacocks, chickens, ducks, geese, and deer that live in there. Fun to watch and very tame! Also a small pond with koi and...More

1  Thank Marge387
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Unless you have a consuming interest in Army history, don't bother. The museum is mediocre, and the outdoor area isn't worth the time to get there.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

It was a beautiful day today for an outing after so many days of rain so I dropped into the Quadrangle to see the critters in the park and visit the museum. To get here you will need access to a military base and if...More

3  Thank Stephanlee1
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Being on the grounds of an active military base, it will take a bit of an effort for you to get to this place. Leave yourself plenty of time. It is only accessible after going through a screening process at the Visitors Center at the...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

When we tried to visit, they took not only driver's license info, but ran the driver of our vehicle's social security number (did a background check) and took a photo. After 10-15 minutes of this procedure, the officer at the gate inspected the badge we...More

Thank Ash62_68
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Not far from downtown, the Quadrangle is located at Fort Sam Houston. It is free to visit; but, you have to check-in at the visitor center at the main gate to get access to the army base. There is a museum there too; but, it...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our party of three adults visited Ft. Sam Houston on a previous trip to San Antonio, feeding the animals in the quadrangle and seeing the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum. We loved it so much, that we made sure to return on this second trip...More

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Response from MrRitmo | Reviewed this property |
Given it's an active military installation, lock downs can occur from time to time, depending on military requirements. The best source of information would be to call the installation's Office of Public Affairs. The phone... More