300 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
Open today 9 a.m to 5:30 p.m
To make the most of your visit to the Alamo, book a guided tour, a self-guided audio tour, or entry to the Alamo Exhibit. Whatever level of attention you are looking for and desired group size, there's sure to be the right Alamo experience for you.
Stand in the footsteps of heroes with our one hour walking tour led by an experienced Alamo guide. The tour takes you through the area that was the original footprint of the Spanish mission complex, describing the events leading up to and including the Battle of the Alamo. Includes entry to the Alamo Church and Alamo Exhibit.
The Young Texans Tour is a great introduction to the Alamo's incredible story for kids of all ages! Discover what life was like for the Alamo's brave Defenders and the families that lived here when the Alamo was a Spanish mission. Your tour will explore the Church and courtyards and end with an exciting cannon drill demonstration.
As always, touring the Alamo Church is free. To provide a convenient experience and reduce crowds, visitors will need to reserve a free ticket to enter the church. A maximum of 100 people will be allowed inside at once and visitors will have 30 minutes to explore the inside of the church. Afterwards, visitors are free to explore the rest of the grounds as long as they like.
Upgrade your free church tour with the Victory or Death™ Audio Tour. This 45 minute, rich audio production truly brings the story of the Alamo to life. Available in English, Spanish, French, German, and Japanese. Includes entry to Alamo Exhibit. This tour can only be purchased online if you have a free timed entry ticket to the church, so be sure to first reserve your church ticket and then add an audio tour.
Upgrade your free church tour with the "The Alamo: A Story Bigger Than Texas" Exhibit, showcasing the 300 year history of the site through highlights from the Alamo and Phil Collins Texana Collections. This ticket can only be purchased online if you have a free timed entry ticket to the church, so be sure to first reserve your church ticket and then add Alamo Exhibit. Entry is already included with the audio tour.
Reserve a private guided tour for your group of 15 to 60 people 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 Alamo Exhibit.
Create a private after 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.
Take in the sights and sounds of 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.
Enjoy some time in the shade and view the Crossroads of History, a 17-minute film that covers 300 years of history at the Alamo. This educational film is free of charge and is shown in Alamo Hall Patio continuously throughout the day from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. everyday.
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 and including the Battle of the Alamo.
View 360° panoramic images of the Alamo Church and grounds. This online tour will take you to the exterior of the shrine, interior front of the shrine, the monks burial chamber, sacristy, and interior rear of the shrine. On the grounds, you'll see the Wall of History, Cavalry Courtyard, arcarde, fountain, garden, and more. Please note some images are not current, and represent the Alamo at a different time.