; 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

  • Witte Rock Art Foundation Hiking Tour (Special Events)

    • Saturdays. Continues through May 26 $10
  • Gathering at the Waters: 12,000 Years of People (Art)

    • Through July 1, 10 a.m. $9-$12
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  • Confluence and Culture Opening Weekend (Art)

    • Sat., March 3, 10 a.m.
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  • 300 Years of San Antonio History (Talks Plus)

    • Fri., March 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat., March 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • “Urban Transformations” (Talks Plus)

    • Mon., April 9, 6 p.m. Free

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