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Address: S4 Rd, San Antonio, TX 78234
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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... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bill M
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Gardnerville, Nevada
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Gardnerville, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 is not open on Sunday.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 to the area. This time, we fed the animals and visited the museum about the... More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Come in the winter. The birds are pretty. It's a bit of an effort to get in but worth it. Bring kids to chase the ducks.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time feeding the ducks, geese, and peacocks. The deer were chilling in their enclosure so we didn't get to see them as much. Great family outing if you have base privileges.

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Roswell, Georgia
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63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The grounds inside the quadrangle are beautiful with deer, peacocks, and ducks roaming peacefully. The museum itself, has many interesting objects and was an educational place to visit.

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Thank Barb125
Euless, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My children were able to get up close to all these beautiful animals and even feed the deer. They loved it and any family would love it too. You just need to get a visitor pass first to have access to the base.

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Albuquerque
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58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

First it was difficult to find. Forget GPS. This is within a military installation so some roads are gated. We ended up driving along the base perimeter to find a gate for visitor passes. An hour later after waiting in line to show our IDs, car insurance and registration we wee allowed on and drove to the Quadrangle. I believe... More 

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Converse, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The quadrangle is the parameter of an old Army fort. There a several Army artifacts and its also a small animal preserve. They a small herd of deer and peacocks. In the center of the quadrangle is old clock tower.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We were on the base visiting our son who is there for "C" school. My son, grandson, and I went to the quadrangle so that the grandson could see the animals. We bought several handfuls of the food, for a quarter each, and he loved feeding the peacocks. We also fed the deer, but they were more nervous around us.... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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58 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to the quadrangle since I was a young girl. I recently brought my children here to visit. The area is a lovely natural area with brochures on the history of the quadrangle. There are quarter fed machines to purchase food for the peacocks, geese, and ducks that freely roam the area. The Fort Sam Houston museum is... More 

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