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Briscoe Western Art Museum

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The Briscoe Western Art Museum, located on the banks of the historic San Antonio River Walk, brings to life the vibrant culture and heritage of the Western United States. The Museum offers a permanent collection of Western art and artifacts...more
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210 W Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205-2988
+1 210-299-4499
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm an above average fan of Western art, been to the Booth in GA, Bradford-Brinson and Buffalo Bill Center in WY, and several general art collections, like Denver, with entire galleries devoted to the genre. No Remingtons and only a single Russell made this museum...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Admission is $10. There are some great art works in the gallery. It is also worth visiting to see the Destino San Antonio exhibition (until January 2019) which displays over 80 fascinating stereograph photographs of the city dating from the 1860s-1930s (a stereograph is a...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was Free Admission on Tuesday nights...so we walked through after dinner on the way back to our hotel on the River Walk. Interesting artwork and information about San Antonio. There were also live performers that evening. We saw families with children and strollers and...More

Thank Michele V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit to the Briscoe was an afterthought but we were so glad we decided to go. Though not a large museum, it has some beautiful art works, particularly sculpture pieces. The admission price is more than fair.

Thank RosemaryLT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent almost three hours touring the three floors of exhibits. This is a first-class museum with excellent displays and audio explanations. The docents are there to answer questions, too.

Thank 442richard
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I truly enjoy Western museum and have been to many including the Booth Museum in Cartersville GA and the great one in Tulsa OK. The Briscoe Museum is a short walk from the Riverwalk and worth your effort. The three stories represent outstanding exhibits of...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

We enjoyed browsing through the museum and especially liked the older artwork. Quite a display of saddles. The sculpture garden is also lovely.

Thank Ray-n-Sol
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Decided to visit the Briscoe Western Art Museum one Saturday. This is worth a visit but I wouldn't recommend for young children; most likely boredom would set in quickly. Very nice Western art of various kinds. Paintings, sculpture, saddles, Spurs, etc. with a sculpture garden...More

Thank Karla K
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend... Fantastic museum along the Riverwalk...don’t miss the sculpture garden outside... it’s a hidden gem in the middle of the city. Museum is three floors and gives you glimpse into life and history of Western US. Great model of the Alamo battle on the...More

Thank Lauri B
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum on our holiday and spent approximately two hours in the museum. Very nice and very informative about Texas and what the people of Texas think about their State. Very helpful staff. And very well maintained and clean.

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Response from Deborah H | Reviewed this property |
No we walked right in.