The Institute of Texan Cultures looks forward to your visit! Click on the frequently asked questions below to view the answers.
For any additional questions, contact us at (210) 458-2300.

Where Should I Park?

Parking for those with accessible-parking hangtags is available in the lot nearest to the main entrance. A limited number of complimentary parking spaces are also available in the lot nearest the main entrance. Street parking and city lots are available nearby.

Are Wheelchairs Available To Visitors With Special Needs?

Yes. A limited number of wheelchairs are available for visitor use.

How Much Time Should I Allow To Visit The Museum?

On average a self-guided tour through the exhibit floor will take about two hours.

Is Food Available?

Food is currently not available inside the museum, however, we are happy to give directions to a number of nearby restaurants.

Is Photography Allowed On The Exhibit Floor?

With limited exceptions, photography is allowed and encouraged at the Institute of Texan Cultures.

Do You Offer Group Tours?

At this time, we cannot accommodate large groups. However, you are welcome to visit the museum for self-guided tours. We hope to bring back guided group tours in the near future.

Is It Possible To Host A Special Event At The Institute?

At this time, we are unable to host special events at the ITC. Please visit UTSA Downtown Conferences and Events for alternative venue rental information. Visit:

I Am Doing Research For A Family History. May I Access The ITC's Archives?

The ITC and UTSA Libraries Special Collections archives and photo collection are available by appointment only. To schedule a visit, fill out the Special Collections request form.

In addition, much of the ITC’s digital photo collection can be found online at UTSA Digital Collections.

Does The Institute Need Volunteers?

Yes! We welcome volunteers interested in long-term or short-term opportunities. Learn more about our docent training program and application process here.