A magnet for showdowns. 1836, Santa Anna vs. Bowie, Crockett, et. al. (Mexico won this one, incidentally). 1905, Daughters of the Republic of Texas vs. unscrupulous kitsch vendors (match DRT, although kitsch has staged a stronghold across the street at the Ripley’s complex). 2009, DRT vs. DRT, in the contentious plan to turn the Alamo into a real museum and education emporium, victors TBA.;It’s a weirdly spooky, small interior space (much renovated), and the gardens behind it are really nice. No basement, though.;thealamo.org;

Upcoming Events

  • La Gran Marcha del Ejercity Mexicano (Special Events)

    • Fri., Feb. 23, 10-11 a.m. Free
  • Battle of the Alamo Commemoration (Special Events)

    • Mondays-Sundays, 9 a.m. Continues through March 6
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  • An Evening with Heroes (Special Events)

    • Feb. 23-24, 6:30 p.m. $10-$20
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  • Never Surrender or Retreat:The Immortal Words of William Barret Travis (Special Events)

    • Sat., Feb. 24, 10-11 a.m. Free
  • Gary Zaboly's Alamo: His Research and Art (Art)

    • Wed., Feb. 28, 6:30-8 p.m. $20

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