Type: Historic Sites, Uniquely Here

Map / Directions 10Best Says

One of five missions established in the early 1700's, the Alamo is nearly 300 years old. It is perhaps the most cherished landmark in San Antonio. If you ask around, you will find that all children...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Sept - May: Daily 9am-5:30pm
  • Jun - Aug: Sun-Thu 9am-5:30pm; Fri-Sat 9am-6:30pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Sightseeing: "Pop across the street for some delectable chocolate from Kilwin's!"
  • Things to Do in Fall: "The Alamo is at the center of a bunch of great places to explore downtown, so make sure to leave yourself plenty of time to check it all out!"
  • Museums, Historic Sites, Attractions near AT&T Center: "Take your time and plan to spend a couple of hours here. Research and share stories with your children before you visit. This can help them stay more engaged as you tour the grounds."
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: On the top of everyone's sightseeing list! You can't visit San Antonio without seeing this rich, historic site.
  • Best for Things to Do in Fall Because: One of the gems of the city, you can't visit San Antonio without visiting this important historical site.
  • Best for Museums Because: The museum at the Alamo offers folks a unique glimpse into a pivotal part of American history.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: The Alamo is the most iconic historical site in San Antonio.
  • Best for Attractions near AT&T Center Because: You can't visit San Antonio without seeing this historic site, which affected all of Texas.

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