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The Museo Alameda - CLOSED

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glad we went

We went to the Market street and there was a sign outside of the museum that said "free today". We... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2012
elizabashley
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Nashville, Tennessee
Hidden gem in plane site!

The museum is big and beautiful!! We had a great time enjoying all the art work. A nice respite... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
familytravlerchicago
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chicago. ill
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12 Aug 2017
“Hidden gem in plane site!”
6 May 2013
“Opportunity Missed”
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

The museum is big and beautiful!! We had a great time enjoying all the art work. A nice respite from the hot Texas sun. An asset to the community. And it's FREE!!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank familytravlerchicago
Reviewed 7 May 2013

This is a case of poor leadership not taking a hold of providing quality art of around the area and nation. It's prestation was weak and for the first time art visitor did not assist helping them appreciate the art.

1  Thank Gene M
Reviewed 27 December 2012

It is not called Museo Alameda anymore. This survey is out of date as the building has been repurposed and is now managed by Texas A&M University.

Date of experience: December 2012
2  Thank Ken Y
Reviewed 12 November 2012

We hope to visit the museum but the signs on the door indicate it is closed and is now part of the Texas A&M system. It may reopen in the future.

Thank Ghmagnus
Reviewed 7 June 2012

As others have said, we were heading to El Mercado and passed by this museum that houses Mexican and San Antonio artifacts & art. The admission was free in May 2012 otherwise we would probably have passed it by! We also left a donation as...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Kitti1
Reviewed 7 June 2012

We went to the Market street and there was a sign outside of the museum that said "free today". We decided to take advantage of that and were so happy that we did. My husband, especially, liked the display by Reséndiz'.

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank elizabashley
Reviewed 10 May 2012

We were just wandering around Market Square and came upon this museum of Mexican and San Antonio culture, art and history. Lucky, too, that admission is free this month (May 2012) though we were so impressed we left a sizable donation. Hope to get back...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank C15BZmariag
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Housed in a bright pink and maragarita lime building, this unique museum is located right at the entrance to El Mercado (the Mexican Market Square). It is bold and arresting (but surprisingly overlooked by most visitors to San Antonio). It is the largest museum dedicated...More

Date of experience: February 2012
5  Thank CynthiafromOhio2011
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Lovely museum with a nice collection of Mexican art. I enjoyed my visit and will go back next time I am in town to see what special exhibits they have displayed.

Date of experience: January 2012
3  Thank dks123
Reviewed 10 September 2010

Such a beautiful exterior and great mentions in SA travel literature but after a (luckily) short walk from our hotel, found that only the gift shop and small courtyard were open on a very busy Labor Day weekend. A little online research revealed this jewel...More

4  Thank writergirlHouston
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