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Battle For Texas: The Experience

Blum Street, at Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 210-592-6825
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Part Museum. Part Adventure. See the story of the Alamo brought to life all around you like never before! "The Experience" is a fully immersive museum adventure showcasing the most comprehensive collection of Alamo artifacts ever to be displayed under one roof. Visitors will feel the battle brought to life through sights, sounds, and even smells as they embark on an emotional journey through the 13 fateful days that gave birth to the state of Texas. A 22,000 sq ft attraction with 11-unique and thematic galleries -- each telling a new chapter of the story while weaving the amazing artifact collection throughout. Meet Davey Crockett, Jim Bowie, Sam Houston and other heroes along the way and even even step into Mexican General Santa Anna's tent. Enter the Alamo walls, cross the line in the sand, and make your way through "The Gauntlet" as the battle takes shape around you. The attraction is a treat for Alamo enthusiasts while being designed to be enjoyed by the whole family and includes interactive elements and a finale video celebrating Texas pride that is not to be missed!
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  • Average5%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Blum Street, at Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
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"re enactment"
in 14 reviews
"interactive experience"
in 11 reviews
"amazing artifacts"
in 6 reviews
"real artifacts"
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"cannon balls"
in 5 reviews
"actual alamo"
in 10 reviews
"events leading up"
in 6 reviews
"better understanding"
in 9 reviews
"audio guide"
in 8 reviews
"awesome experience"
in 6 reviews
"davy crockett"
in 9 reviews
"nice museum"
in 5 reviews
"on display"
in 9 reviews
"visiting san antonio"
in 5 reviews
"history buff"
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"all ages"
in 12 reviews
"actors"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a relatively new museum so they are still adding to it BUT the night time lantern tour is a must-do. The tour is like the movie "Night At The Museum". It's super fun! They bring history to life...literally. Big shout out to the...More

Thank jwildflowers40
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shout out to the yellow rose of Texas not only did she make our vaca a great memory but she convinced us to do the tour. Love ya rose from seattle

Thank browncorrinel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, this was pretty cool. Night at the Museum-Alamo style. The Battle for Texas Museum comes alive at night complete with a night watchman and historical figures coming to life and telling the Texas Independence story-history comes alive! So glad the night watchman shot a...More

Thank Janis B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great collection of Alamo related artifacts displayed very artfully. And don’t miss the “Night at the Museum” tour!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing museum! It’s super interactive for children and has a great mobile app tool! The Night at the Museum visit was a highlight of our trip to San Antonio! It’s very well done and was quite a memorable experience. It kept our...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tickets to this venue came with our bus tour we were running late due to lunch so the lovely young lady at the cash register told us that she would honor our passes should we choose to come back in the evening at 6:45 to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative and well organized. Suggest Musuem before going to The Alamo. Added Night at The Musuem and loved it. 16 year old enjoyed as much as we did

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting museum.. We went before we went to visit the Alamo. We also signed up for their Night at the Museum program. It was pretty good but I would have liked more character interaction. The final part of the night tour was fun but I...More

1  Thank lorrie601
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went in after the Alamo. Amazing display of authentic items. 90% of what you see is original! Our kids (8 and 10) enjoyed it. Now for the really cool part-night at the museum. Go back for the night tour! It was so well done....More

Thank TexasPaula
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great Experience! We did the Night at the Museum and it was really great. We had toured the museum in the afternoon than came back you the Night at the Museum, which was really helpful. If get a chance go.

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Tia J
14 April 2018|
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Response from April H | Reviewed this property |
No, probably not. There is a lot of reading and understanding the history. If the 2 year old would play or sleep independently of the adults, then perfect...otherwise, he/she would be bored.
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RitaJ2008
17 December 2017|
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Response from djfluth | Reviewed this property |
I Googled their web page to find the information that you need, but, Tripadvisor will not let me include website links. Tripadvisor - it would be much easier to be able to post their webpage. So, here is what I copied from... More
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tmd820
26 September 2017|
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Response from snafudesert | Reviewed this property |
It's not a video! It's live action and you're a part of it! It last about 5-7 minutes. Re-enactors escort you through the "Alamo scene" with smoke and simulated cannon and musket fire. It's pretty cool. It's something... More
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