300 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
Open today 9 a.m to 5:30 p.m
Plan Your Visit
Experiencing the iconic Alamo Church is always free, but a timed entry reservation is required. To make the most of your visit, book aguided tour, a self-guided audio tour, or entry to the new Ralston Family Collections Center. For exclusive benefits while helping to preserve this historic site, become a Friends of the Alamo member. Whatever level of attention you are looking for and desired group size,there's sureto be the right Alamo experience for you.
The Alamo does not work with any third party vendors to offer ourtimed entry tickets or any of our tour or exhibit tickets. The only way to assure you are reservingan official Alamo ticket or tour online is through our websiteor onsite at the Alamo Welcome Center.
Alamo Guided Tour
Led by an Alamo expert, this walking tour explores the heroes and events that have made the story of the Alamo captivating for generations. The tour takes you through the original footprint of the Spanish mission complex, today Alamo Plaza, and describes the events leading up to and including the Battle of the Alamo. Includes entry into the iconic Alamo Church and the Ralston Family Collections Center.
Ralston Family Collections Center
Now open!Experience the Collector's Journey in a state-of-the-art curatorial environment dedicated to preservation. View thePhil Collins Collection, explore artifacts from theDonald and Louise Yena Spanish Colonial Collection, engage with interactive exhibits, and more!
Alamo Church Free Timed Entry
Experience the iconic Alamo Church. Established as a mission, it later became a military stronghold for Texas Independence. Entering Alamo Church is always free. To provide a convenient experience,visitors will need to reserve a free ticket to enter the church. Afterwards, visitors are free to explore the rest of the grounds as long as they like.
Victory or Death™ Audio Tour
Upgrade your visitwith theVictory or Death™Audio Tour. This 45 minute, rich audio production truly brings the story of the Alamo to life. Available in English and Spanish. This tour can only be purchased online witha timed entry ticket to the church or to the Ralston Family Collections Center, so be sure to first reserve your ticket and then add an audio tour.
Become a Member
Join Friends of the Alamo for free admission to the Ralston Family Collections Center, tour and gift shop discounts, and more! Help preserve this iconic and historic site, and keep history alive so that future generations will Remember the Alamo.
Living History Encampment
Make your way to the Alamo's living history encampment, behind the Church, to meet the Alamo's history guides -known as living historians.Enjoy hands-on demonstrations about daily life at the time of the Texas Revolution. Discover what people wore, how they looked after their health, and what essential skills they had to master, such as fire-starting, leather working, and how to take care oftheir firearms.
Musket Firing Demonstration
Take in the sights and soundsof a musket firing demonstration,sponsored by Virgil Rosser, First Vice President - Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors.Learn all about the main weapon used at the Battle of Alamo, the flintlock musket. This 15-minute presentation covers the history and use of flintlock firearms, a quick tutorial on how to fire, and live firings done by the Alamo Living History staff.
Alamo Made from LEGO® Bricks
Come and see a jaw-dropping model of the 1836 Alamo fort made with over 50,000LEGObricks! This exhibit is free to the public and open during normal operating hours dailyin the Crockett Building across from Alamo Church.
Enjoy some time in the shade and view theCrossroads of History, a17-minute film that covers 300 years of history at the Alamo. This educational film isfree of chargeand is shown in both the Long Barrack and Alamo Hall Patiocontinuously throughout the day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. everyday.
A Line in the Sand™ History Talk
Led by Alamo History Interpreters, this 15-minute A Line in the Sand™History Talk explores the heroes and events that have made the story of the Alamo captivating for generations of Texans and visitors. The talk takes a deep dive into the history of the Texas Revolution and describes the events leading up to the Battle of the Alamo.
Alamo Private Tour
Reserve a private guided tour for your group of 15 to 60people during normal business hours. An experienced Alamo history interpreter will walk you through Alamo Plaza, revealing the story of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo and taking you to key battlefield locations that are today hidden under San Antonio's streets. Includes entry to the Alamo Church and Ralston Family Collections Center.
After Hours Private Tour
Create a privateafter hours tour experience for a group of friends, family, or co-workers. The after-hours tour offers an unforgettable experience for out-of-town guests, corporate groups, private ceremonies and receptions, and more. After hours tours are similar to private tours, but take place at 5:30 p.m. or later when the Alamo is closed to the public.
Create an experience bigger than Texas! The Alamo has venues with indoor/outdoor spaces to accommodate a range of gatherings including weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate and social eventsas well as military ceremonies.
Alamo Church Virtual Tour
Virtually step into the Alamo Church to discover more about the historic site and immerse yourself in Texas history. This tour consists of over one hundred crystal clear 4K resolution scans of the interior and exterior of the iconic Alamo Church, allowing digital visitors from around the globe to view and learn more about the Shrine of Texas Liberty.
Alamo Plaza Live Cam
See a live view of Alamo Plaza 24/7. The camera is located on the second floor of the historic Crockett Building, directly across the street from Alamo Plaza. This building is future home of the Alamo Visitor Center and Museum.