; Sure, the Witte stole Native American bones back in the original Maverick days, but everyone was doing it. It was called archeology. The 21st-century version of the Texophile museum sticks to less-controversial cadavers, such as mummies and the wildly popular dinosaur and Chinese bodies exhibits. This is a great museum for parents, whose kids will find something to pester them about repeatedly (the small working sluice and dam, the H-E-B Science Treehouse, the Fiesta gowns, etc.). A planned expansion that will fully embrace adjacent Brackenridge Park and the San Antonio River flowing through its backyard is guaranted to increase its weekend-adventure appeal.

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Upcoming Events

  • Above and Beyond (Special Events)

    • Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays, 12-5 p.m. and Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through May 7 $7-$10
  • "Natural Beauty: Fiesta of Land, Water and Sky" (Special Events)

    • Thu., April 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri., April 28, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., April 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., April 30, 12-5 p.m. $7-$10
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  • Sunday Jazz at the Witte (Live Music)

    • Second Sunday of every month, 3-5 p.m. $7-$10
  • Witte 5K & Dino Dash (Special Events)

    • Sat., May 27, 7-10 a.m. $10-$35
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