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The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures is closed to the public; however, staff are regularly maintaining care of the facility. Staff are also hard at work remotely and look forward to welcoming the public to the museum in the future.

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  • "What a wonderful place! So much history in one place. We could have spent several days here. I learned so much of Texas in a short time. Well done!"

    – Linda H.

  • "This museum with its emphasis on multiple heritages and immigrant experiences is wonderful and leads to greater appreciation of the ties that bind us together."

    – Judy R.

  • "Great place to visit! I have been visiting the ITC for close to 30 yrs. The exhibits are awesome and there’s always something new to see. I enjoy the hands on experience and interactive exhibits. So much history in a well-organized small place."

    – Sandi E.

  • "Absolutely Fabulous! Hands on, interactive Texas history. NOT just for kids."

    – Glenna H.

  • "What a tremendous facility! I’m a social studies teacher and with 20+ years in the business. I think this rivals anything I have ever seen. What a great visit! Thank you ITC."

    – Judy R.

  • "Nos encanto los hijos quieren volver. Es tan bonito recordar uno su cultura y conocer un poco de las demas culturas. Como ver reunido el mundo en un minimundito hermoso."

    – Maria M.

  • "For out of towners, a great place to visit and learn something new. Lots to see, all interesting with pictures, audio/video, and personal lessons about life in the past. Highly recommend."

    – Anita T.

  • Teachers were thrilled to know about all of you and what you offer for educators.

    - Lilia Z.


Adults (18 – 64) $12
Seniors (65 or older) $9
Minors (6 – 17) $9
Children (0 – 5) Complimentary
Museum Members Complimentary
Military with ID $9
College Students with ID $9
UTSA & Alamo Colleges
Students, Faculty & Staff
with ID
Groups of 10 or more $7/person (Excludes group tour chaperones)

ITC accepts cash, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and traveler’s checks. The museum does not accept personal checks.


The Institute of Texan Cultures is located at 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., at the corner of Chavez and Tower of the Americas Way (formerly Durango and Bowie). It is easiest to access from I-37, via the Chavez exit.
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