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

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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


Cultural Conversations

Free Event Find out more

What Does Freedom Mean to You?

Free Second Sunday Find out more


Public Ceremony Find out more

Museum Day Live! 2016

Free Admission Find out more

Coffee with the Councilman

Free Event Find out more

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Fall 2016 Exhibit Line-up

ITC's 2016 exhibits document big city streets and small Texas towns. Find out more

Girl's Eye View Offers a look at San Antonio's Eastside

Girl's summer camp creates exhibit with photography, poetry documenting life and heritage in their neighborhood. 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

"Their" Part of Victory

WWII Veterans receive free admission to ITC's "Our Part of Victory" exhibit. Find out more

Texans in WWII

Nearly 750,000 Texans served during World War II. From the men, women, and children directly engaged in war efforts to the common Texan abiding by... Find out more

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