• Hours

    Regular Hours of Operation

    ITC Library Hours

    Holidays & Closures

    The museum is closed to the public at this time.

    In concert with UTSA policy, the Institute of Texan Cultures will be suspending public entry into the museum due to the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. Public access to the Institute of Texan Cultures will be suspended through February 6 to protect the health of staff and visitors.

  • Admission

    • Admission is currently unavailable
    • Suggested online donation $12

    ITC accepts cash via in-person donation stations. We also accept credit cards, including Discover, MasterCard and Visa via an online donation platform. Look for donation stations with QR codes to donate at the museum entrance. You may donate online at giving.utsa.edu/itc.

    Museum entry is unavailable at this time. You may donate online at giving.utsa.edu/itc.
  • Directions

    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.

Field Trips

At this time, field trips are temporary unavailable until further notice.

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Group Tours

At this time, Group Tours are temporary unavailable until further notice.

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  • Parking

    ITC has limited parking available to visitors. Additional parking may be found in nearby municipal lots at varying prices.

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  • Policies & Procedures

    With the exception of law enforcement officers, firearms will not be permitted inside the ITC facility. The Institute of Texan Cultures is classified as an exclusionary zone by UTSA. For more information, visit UTSA’s campus carry policies page.

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  • Accessibility

    If you are visiting the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures and need an accommodation based on a disability; or if you have an accessibility concern or question, please reach out our reservations team at (210) 458-2291 at your earliest convenience.

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

    — Lilia Z.

  • “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.

  • “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.