; 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

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

    • Mondays, Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 26 $9-$12
  • Witte Rock Art Foundation Hiking Tour (Special Events)

    • Saturdays. Continues through May 26 $10
  • San Antonio Red Cross Gala: Celebrating Our Everyday Heroes (Special Events)

    • Fri., Feb. 2, 6-10 p.m. $200
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