THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 30.

Due to a power outage, the Witte Museum will be closed today while crews work to restore power. We apologize for this inconvenience.

If you pre-purchased tickets online, we will be in contact tomorrow to discuss your options.

The museum is scheduled to be opened Tuesday from 10 am – 6 pm.

Open Today 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Plan Your Visit

Admission

  • Adults (12 to 64 years old) $14.00
  • Seniors (65 years and older) $13.00
  • Military (with ID) $13.00
  • Children (4 to 11 years old) $10.00
  • Children (3 years and under) FREE

We recommend purchasing your tickets online in advance for faster admission and to avoid lines. Special exhibitions may require an additional Special Ticket for admission.

Hours

  • Day Time
  • Monday 10 AM – 5 PM
  • Tuesday 10 AM – 6 PM

        Free Tuesdays from 3 PM - 6 PM  
     

  • Wednesday - Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM
  • Sunday Noon – 5 PM

        Members-only Hour, Sunday from 11 AM - Noon

The Witte Museum is open year-round except for Easter, the third Monday in October, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

We ask that all visitors observe the following guidelines:

  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Photography is permitted and encouraged, but not flash or tripods (Be sure to tag @WitteMuseum when you post photos and videos!)
  • Food and drinks are available for purchase in the Tremblay Café.
  • Tables and chairs are located at certain areas throughout the museum for your convenience.
  • Please enjoy food and drinks outside in our Charity Ball Foundation Picnic Pavilion. Food and drinks are not permitted in the Museum Galleries.
  • Complimentary non-motorized wheelchairs are available upon request. You will need to leave an ID at the Walker Admissions Desk.
  • The Witte Museum is a smoke- and vape-free environment.
  • Service animals are allowed; however, pets are not.
  • If you are visiting from out of town and have a large suitcase, we can check it for you, but we reserve the right to inspect prior to accepting the item.
  • For your safety, shoes are required on the Witte Museum campus. Additionally, closed-toed shoes are required for Mt. Witte and the H E Buddy Skycycle exhibits.

Covid-19 Update

Covid-19 Community Levels are a tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data. The San Antonio Community Level is listed on the City of San Antonio Dashboard. You may choose to wear a mask at any time, but they are not required. The Witte will continue to monitor Community Levels.

  • Free parking is available in the Brackenridge Park Parking Garage on Avenue B. 
  • Take the Adventure Walk from the parking garage to the H-E-B Lantern Entrance located on Broadway St.  
  • Accessible parking and Drop-Offs are available on Gunn Drive North Lot located to the left of the Witte Museum. 

  • Enjoy free General Admission every Tuesday from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM into the Witte Museum campus. General Admission is access to the Witte’s permanent galleries and exhibitions that are with General Admission. Reserve your Free Tuesday tickets in advance on our website.
  • Save on Special Exhibition Tickets. During Free Tuesday, you can also visit exhibitions that require a special ticket by paying the surcharge amount (General Admission is still free, which saves you up to $14/ticket). Through September 2022, you can see The Power of Poison for only $6 during free Tuesday.
  • Free Tuesdays are generously supported by Valero Benefit for Children, the John G. and Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation, and the Texas Cavaliers Charitable Foundation.

The Witte Museum participates in Museums for All. As participants, the Witte Museum offers $3 general admission to individuals and families receiving food assistance (SNAP and WIC) benefits. Visitors simply show an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card and photo ID to redeem the discount for up to four people per card. 

The Witte participates in the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program which offers reciprocal free general admission benefits to Witte members when they travel. 

Explorer level Witte members receive Time Travelers as a free reciprocal membership network for historical museums, sites, and societies throughout the United States. The Missouri History Museum created the program in 1998 so that members of historical institutions could receive exclusive benefits and privileges at museums and historical sites nationwide. 

The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Passport Program is a consortium of more than 270 museums throughout the world. The Witte is a part of this collection of museums that encourage reciprocity. Members have free access to other ASTC member facilities. Call 210.357.1910 today to see if you are eligible for free admission to the Witte Museum, or to more than 270 museums around the world.  

  • Special rates are available for groups of 10 or more when you schedule your self-guided visit in advance. 
  • Adult and College Group (18 to 64 years old) —————-$11 
  • Senior Group (65 years and older) ——————————$10  
  • The museum also offers discounted rates for groups with special needs. 
  • Contact the Reservations Team at 210.357.1910 or Reservations@WitteMuseum.org 

Journey deep into the rugged Lower Pecos Canyonlands to experience the White Shaman mural, considered one of the most cosmologically complex narratives in the world. Located near Seminole Canyon State Park, this two hour trek takes you through a landscape filled with Chihuahuan Desert plants and stunning views of the Pecos River where it converges with the Rio Grande. Click here to explore.

Please join us In the Bolner Family Museum Store for a curated shopping experience.  We provide interesting finds as well as exhibit-related items! 

As a thank you to our committed members, current and former military, and educators, the Bolner Family Store offers a discount on every purchase.  Please refer to our website for purchasing, more information, and upcoming events. 

We look forward to seeing you soon.

See Our Store

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Plan Your Field Trip Today

Inspire excitement for lifelong learning with your students at the Witte Museum. With multiple ways to engage in relevant programming focused on nature, science and culture, learning with the Witte is accessible and fun!

Daily Demonstrations