FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Be the First to Visit the Alamo Collections Center: Opening March 3rd
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jonathan Huhn, Alamo Trust, Inc.
Office (210) 225-1391x6064
Mobile (210) 867-7717
The Alamo is pleased to announce that the Alamo Collections Center will open to the public on March 3, 2023, at noon, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. that same day. Get ready for an exciting announcement during the ceremony! The Alamo will be unveiling the name of the building, all thanks to the incredible generosity of a donor to the Remember the Alamo Foundation.
The Alamo Collections Center, located behind the Alamo Church, boasts 10,000 square feet of exhibition space, expanding the current galleries fivefold and offering state-of-the-art storage and conservation space for the Alamo Collection. It is the newest construction on the Alamo grounds since the 1950s and will showcase items from the Phil Collins Collection, the Donald and Louise Yena Spanish Colonial Collection, and the Alamo Collection until they can be displayed in the new Visitor Center and Museum, set to open in 2026.
Dr. Kate Rogers, Alamo Trust, Inc. Executive Director, said, "The new Alamo Collections Center is an essential step forward in preserving and showcasing the complete history of the Alamo. For the first time, visitors will have the opportunity to see priceless artifacts from the Alamo Collection. It's an exciting moment for the historic site and its 1.6 million annual visitors."
The Alamo Collections Center will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors can purchase timed-entry tickets online, with entry available every 15 minutes from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friends of the Alamo members enjoy free admission, while non-members are encouraged to join.
Admission prices for the Alamo Collections Center are as follows:
- Adult: $14
- Child (12 and under): $10
- Adult Military (w/ID): $12
- Child Military (12 and under w/ID): $9
Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history of the Alamo and explore its priceless artifacts. Get your tickets here!
For more information on the Alamo Collections Center and its artifacts, please visit our website at TheAlamo.Org.
What: Alamo Collections Center - Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Who: Invited Guests and Press
When: Friday, March 3, 10 a.m.
Where: Alamo Collections Center (behind Alamo Church)
300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
About Alamo Trust, Inc. | Located in the heart of San Antonio, the Alamo stands as a Shrine to Texas Liberty. Alamo Trust, Inc., or the Alamo, tells the story of Texas Independence as part of its rich and diverse 300-year history to over 1.6 million visitors every year and is the #1 most visited destination in the State of Texas. In 1960, the Alamo was designated a United States National Historic Landmark, and in 2015, it became part of the Lone Star State's only UNESCO World Heritage Site. Witness living history, experience authentic artifacts, and explore an iconic landmark that shaped the country. Visit theAlamo.org.