Two living historians firing muskets on Alamo Street in front of a crowd

Learn all about the main weapon used at the Battle of Alamo, the flintlock musket. This 15-minute presentation, sponsored by Virgil Rosser, First Vice President - Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors, 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. These demos are popular, so get your spot in Alamo Plaza to guarantee a good view.

Event Information

Friday, Saturday, Sunday
11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Alamo Plaza
Street Address:

The Alamo

300 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78205

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Additional notes:

Hearing muskets fire is an incredible experience, but it is very loud and the sound can upset young children.

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