Blue Star Museums

Blue Star Museums

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day the Institute of Texan Cultures is proud to welcome active duty military and dependents, free of charge.

May 30 - September 5, 2016

Student-Produced Dome Show

Students Study Civil Rights

Students from Columbia Heights Elementary School have studied the Civil Rights movement and captured their lessons through art. The museum will use their artwork in a new dome show.

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Regular Operating Hours

Monday - Saturday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Noon to 5 p.m.

General Admission  

Adults (18-64) $10
Seniors (65+) $8
Children (6-17), Military w/ID
Members Free
Groups of 10 $4/person
Second Sunday of the Month* Free
More: Group Tours                More: Student Tours

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Directions to the Museum

The Institute of Texan Cultures is located at 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., at the corner of Chavez and Tower of the Americas Way (formerly Durango and Bowie). It is easiest to access from Southbound I-37, via the Chavez exit.  
*Suspended during Texas Folklife Festival/June



Public Ceremony Find out more

2016 Summer Camp, Session 1

Summer Camp Find out more

Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps

Free Second Sunday Find out more


Public Ceremony Find out more

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Request for Qualifications

On May 11, 2016, UTSA issued a Request for Qualification to pursue a potential ground lease agreement with developers equipped to improve up to... Find out more

2016 Texas Folklife Festival Preparations

The ITC runs on a modified schedule to prepare for the 2016 Texas Folklife Festival​ Find out more

Blue Star Museums 2016

Free admission for active duty military and dependents, Memorial Day through Labor Day. Find out more

Spain in Bexar County

ITC and Bexar County collaborate on "Nuestra Historia" exhibit, bring original Spanish documents back to San Antonio to preface city's Tricentennial. Find out more

2016 Texas Folklife Festival Volunteers

Call for Volunteers - Texas Folklife Festival requests community support for staffing and vital functions of annual effort.​ Find out more

Call for 2016 Fiesta Medals

The UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures is preparing for its 2016 Fiesta Medal Mania exhibit and needs the community's help to build the display. Find out more

History Mystery Museum Summer Camp

Campers become the curators as they bring artifacts from a dig site, all the way to a museum exhibit. Find out more

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