Experience the Collector's Journey in a state-of-the-art curatorial environment dedicated to preservation at the new Alamo Exhibit in the Ralston Family Collections Center!

  • View the Phil Collins Collection - priceless artifacts gifted to the State of Texas by musician and historian, Phil Collins, including the Battle of the Alamo Diorama featuring his narration.
  • Explore artifacts from the Donald and Louise Yena Spanish Colonial Collection, Alamo Collection, interactive exhibits, and more.
  • Immerse yourself in 10,000 square feet of new gallery space with more than 500 artifacts – many on display for the first time!

This two-story, 24,000 square foot building is located in Alamo Gardens, behind the iconic Alamo Church.

Free admission for Friends of the Alamo members. Not a member?Join today.

Event Information

Open Daily
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., last entry at 4 p.m.
7 hours
Event Type:
Ralston Family Collections Center
Adult $14
Child (12 and under) $10
Adult Military/First Responder/Senior Citizen (65+) $12
Child Military (12 and under) $9
Friends of the Alamo Members Free
Additional notes:

Refund policy: Visitors who do not arrive for their reservation on their scheduled date will not receive a refund. Reservation changes must be made one business day in advance to reschedule or receive a full refund. Reservation changes or cancellations can be done by calling the Alamo Group Sales Coordinator at (210) 225-1391, x3005, or email tours@thealamo.org.

A visit to the Alamo and/or attendance at events is an agreement by the participant and/or the parent or guardian to allow the Alamo to photograph and/or film participants without compensation for possible use in digital/print marketing and publicity efforts. Please contact the Alamo’s marketing director at 210-225-1391 with questions or requests to exempt your image from potential promotional use.