Free Museum Day | Your Guide to Free Museums In San Antonio

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Smithsonian free museum day. There are four San Antonio museums participating in free museum day this year and endless museums around the country.

What is Museum Day?

Museum Day is an annual celebration hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people.

When Is Museum Day?

Mark your calendars Museum Day only happens once a year. Saturday, September 21, 2019

Free Museum Day in San Antonio, Texas

To claim your FREE admission tickets, head to Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day. You can download one ticket per email address. Each ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 21, 2019, for two people.

If you’re not in San Antonio you can still click through and find the museum you want tickets for.

Briscoe Western Art Museum

briscoe western museum
Located in San Antonio, TX enjoy free entry Saturday, September 21, 2019

Through the preservation of the art, history, and culture of the American West, the Briscoe Western Art Museum inspires and educates the public with engaging exhibitions, educational programs, and public events reflective of the region’s rich traditions and shared heritage.

San Antonio Museum of Art

SAMA boat 13
Located in San Antonio, TX enjoy free entry Saturday, September 21, 2019

A visit to the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) takes you around the world and through five thousand years of art in a complex of buildings that once housed the Lone Star Brewery. SAMA is renowned for the most comprehensive ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian art collection in the southern United States. The Nelson A. Rockefeller Latin American art wing spans the ages from the ancient Americas to the present and includes an outstanding collection of folk art. In the contemporary galleries, works of internationally recognized artists share prominence with notable Texas and regional art. The comprehensive Asian art wing displays works from Korea, India, and Japan, and includes an important Chinese ceramics collection.

Spanish Governor’s Palace

Spanish Governors Museum Free Day
Located in San Antonio, TX enjoy free entry Saturday, September 21, 2019

This National Historic Landmark represents the last visual remnants of the Presidio San Antonio de Béjar. Traditionally known as the Spanish Governor’s Palace, it was the original comandancia (residence and working office) for the captains of the military garrison from 1722 until the early 1800s. Come learn Texas’s earliest history under Spanish rule. Tour the rooms furnished with Spanish Colonial period pieces and be delighted with the beautifully landscaped gardens in the courtyard.


UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures


Located in San Antonio, TX enjoy free entry Saturday, September 21, 2019

The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures gives voice to the experiences of people from across the globe who call Texas home.



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