Visitors listen to an Alamo History Talk in Cavalry Courtyard

In its 300 years, the Alamo has shaped the city of San Antonio, ignited the battle for Texas independence, and influenced American history.

Lead by Alamo history interpreters, this 30-minute 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. Talks are conducted in the Cavalry Courtyard and spaces are limited.

Please note that children attending a history talk must be accompanied by an adult.

Event Information

Offered daily
9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m, 2:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
30 minutes
Arrive by:
Please arrive at the Cavalry Courtyard at least 5 minutes before your talk start time.
Cavalry Courtyard
Street Address:

The Alamo

300 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78205

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Adult $10
Child (12 and under) $5
Adult Military (w/ID) $9
Child Military (12 and under w/ID) $4
Additional notes:

Refund policy: Visitors who do not arrive for their reservation at their scheduled tour time 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 Tour Program Coordinator at (210) 293-6078, or email

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.