Exhibitions

Wild Weather

May 27 through September 4, 2017 Kathleen and Curtis Gunn Gallery The following is a severe weather alert from the Witte Museum. Tornadoes, hurricanes, heat waves, thunderstorms and severe winter storms will be affecting visitors until September 4.  Wild Weather reveals how scientists are working to better forecast these events and help mitigate the impact… Read more »

Whales: Giants of the Deep

May 27 through September 4, 2017 Mays Family Center Whales: Giants of the Deep dives into San Antonio this summer! Bring the family for this hands-on interactive and immersive exhibit. Explore the latest research about the marine animals from their evolution and biology to the important role they play in human cultures. The exhibition uses… Read more »

Photo Gallery

Selected photos from past tours – click on any photo for a larger view.

Member Transition

The Witte Museum is happy to welcome the Rock Art Foundation members into the Witte family! Current Rock Art Members will transition to Witte membership in 2017 just in time for the opening of the New Witte with the Kittie West Nelson Ferguson People of the Pecos Gallery. For more information please call Forrest Myane… Read more »

Explore

Explore Rock Art of the Lower Pecos View the Rock Art by Timeline There are many more cave paintings that need to be documented and preserved. Your membership with the Witte Museum is a good way to help.

Driving Directions To White Shaman Preserve

Meet your guide at the entrance gate to the Rock Art Foundation White Shaman Preserve of the Witte Museum.  The gate is approximately 42 miles west of Del Rio on Highway 90. Leave Del Rio heading west on Hwy 90 to Comstock – about 32 miles. Continue past Comstock heading west on Hwy 90 to… Read more »

Calendar of Tours

Links under construction: Please call 210-357-1910 to reserve your spot September 2 Meyers Springs Register September 2 White Shaman Tour Register September 9 White Shaman Tour Register September 16 White Shaman Tour Register September 23 White Shaman Tour Register September 30 White Shaman Tour Register October 7 White Shaman Tour Register October 14 White Shaman Tour… Read more »

McLean Family Texas Wild Gallery

The beloved dioramas of the Witte, as well as a few new ones, make a grand statement in the McLean Family Texas Wild Gallery, where a state-of-the-art, high-tech space with immersive galleries showcases the uniqueness of Texas. In the Texas Wild Gallery, you will explore the various ecosystems of the state and the flora and fauna which fill these… Read more »

Kittie West Nelson Ferguson People of the Pecos Gallery

You will travel back in time thousands of years in the Kittie West Nelson Ferguson People of the Pecos Gallery where the focus is on the prehistoric hunter-gatherers of Texas who embraced their bountiful, natural environment. Spanning the entire second floor of the New Witte, the gallery provides a unique look at a fascinating culture. You… Read more »

Naylor Family Dinosaur Gallery

Step into the distant past as you explore the Naylor Family Dinosaur Gallery, the first permanent dinosaur gallery in the 90-year history of the Witte. You will explore the animals that lived here more than 110 million years ago. Encounter the skeleton of meat eating Acrocanthosaurus and its footprints from Government Canyon State Natural Area,… Read more »