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Visit the Witte

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Hours

  • Day Time
  • Monday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Tuesday 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Wednesday - Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Sunday Noon–5 p.m.

    Members-only Hour, Sunday from 11 a.m.-Noon

The Witte Museum is open every day except for Easter, the third Monday in October, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

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Location & Free Parking

The Witte Museum is located in Brackenridge Park at 3801 Broadway in San Antonio, Texas.

Parking is always free for Witte Museum visitors. Park in the Brackenridge Park Parking Garage on Avenue B, just south of the Witte Museum. Take the Adventure Walk from the parking garage to the H-E-B Lantern Entrance located on Broadway.

Accessible parking and drop-offs are available on Gunn Drive North Lot located to the north of the Witte Museum.

Overflow parking is available on the north end of the Witte campus and across the street on the east side of Broadway in the Allensworth St. parking lot.

The museum is easily accessible through public transportation and is on VIA Metropolitan Transit bus routes 9 and 14. Visit viainfo.net to plan your trip.

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.

  • Bexar County residents enjoy free General Admission every Tuesday from 3 – 6 p.m. into the Witte Museum campus. General Admission is access to the Witte’s permanent galleries and exhibitions that are with General Admission. Available capacity is limited; please reserve your Free Tuesday at the Witte tickets in advance on our website.
  • You may be asked to show proof of Bexar County residency (e.g. driver license, recent utility bill, etc.) at the Admissions Desk.
  • Free Tuesdays are presented by H-E-B and generously supported by Valero Benefit for Children, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Capital Group Companies, Greehey Family Foundation, Nathalie Gladys Dalkowitz Charitable Trust, Fay L. and William Cowden Charitable Foundation and Texas Cavaliers Charitable Foundation.

Visiting several San Antonio attractions? San Antonio CityPASS® saves 35% off admission to San Antonio’s four top attractions, including the Witte Museum. Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a nine-day period.

One easy purchase and mobile ticket delivery saves time and money. Advanced reservations are not required. Simply present your CityPASS® tickets at the Walker Admissions Desk for entry.

LEARN MORE

The Witte Museum participates in Museums for All. As participants, the Witte Museum offers $3 general admission and 50% off special exhibition tickets 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. 

Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program

Your Witte Museum membership grants you access to hundreds of museums nationwide. Through the ASTC Passport Program, Witte members receive reciprocal benefits of free general admission at participating science centers or museums when you travel outside of your local area. Visit www.astc.org/passport for a list of participating institutions and details and exclusions.

If you are an ASTC member at another institution wanting to visit the Witte Museum, please bring your ID card and your membership card to present at the Admissions Desk at the time of your visit. ASTC members will receive entry to the Witte Museum for up to two (2) adults and all children 18 years and younger. You will be issued your tickets on site; this service is not available online or over the phone. Any additional guests will need to purchase general admission tickets.

Time Travelers

Voyager level Witte members receive exclusive benefits and privileges, such as free/discounted admission, gift shop discounts, and much more, to over 400 organizations in more than 45 states across the country. Time Travelers is a membership network of historical museums, sites, and societies throughout the United States. Visit http://timetravelers.mohistory.org for a list of participating institutions.

All groups receive the following benefits and amenities:

  • Early access to the museum starting at 9:00 am, Monday thru Friday
  • Witte Team assistance with bus arrivals and departures
  • Orientations led by our Education team
  • Exhibit-related printed activities
  • Air-conditioned storage space for lunches
  • Multiple picnic areas in our gardens to enjoy lunch

 

Special rates are available for groups of 10 or more paying guests when you schedule your self-guided visit in advance.

  • Group Rate (Adult, Senior, College, Youth or Child): $10 
  • Student Group Rate (Pre-K to 12th): $5  

The museum also offers discounted rates for groups with special needs. 

Start planning now with our group request form by clicking here or contact the Group Experience Team at 210.357.1910 or Reservations@WitteMuseum.org.

The Café offers a chef-curated menu with plant-forward cuisine that gives you a taste of Texas past adapted for today’s discerning palate. Additionally, the Café is proud to offer locally and regionally sourced products, such as beverages, grab-and-go salads and sandwiches, snacks and treats for all ages. We focus on having a gentle impact on our land by using environmentally responsible methods and recyclable or compostable packaging as much as possible.

View the menu & learn more

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