; 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.

;

Upcoming Events

  • "Of Texas Rivers & Texas Art" (Art)

    • Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sundays, 12-5 p.m. and Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through Nov. 26 $9-$12
  • WellMed Day at the Witte Museum (Special Events)

    • Thu., Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free
  • Witte Rock Art Foundation Hiking Tour (Special Events)

    • Saturdays. Continues through May 26 $10
  • Cocktails & Culture: Cowboys and Campfires (Special Events)

    • Wed., Sept. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $15
    • Buy Tickets
  • Japan Fall Festival Aki Matsuri 2017 (Dance)

    • Sun., Oct. 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-$8

See all upcoming events at Witte Museum »

Related Stories

Map

Nearby

Friends

Become a Friend