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Current Exhibits

  • Esta es mi Ciudad
  • Brewing Up Texas
  • Down in Houston
  • Transcendental Tricentennial
  • Fiesta Passion, Fiesta Fashion: featuring Graciela Carrillo and Michael Quintanilla

Students at Robert G. Cole High School, who primarily come from military families stationed at Ft. Sam Houston, have already seen different parts of the world. Now they document San Antonio from their unique perspective.

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Beer, a beverage of ancient origin, arrived in Texas nearly two centuries ago via immigrants who had brewed it for generations. The "Brewing Up Texas" exhibit offers a statewide view of the role beer has played in shaping Texas. EXTENDED: Through May 2019.

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Documenting a Texas Blues Community

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The [he]ART of David Zamora Casas, this exhibit is his "Love Letter to San Anto."

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Graciela Carrillo and Michael Quintanilla express different traditions that come together each spring in the fashion of Fiesta® San Antonio. These artists transcend the traditional and the fantastic, creating unique fashion statements that are puro San Antonio.

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Learn at ITC

The ITC Department of Education offers engaging programs, learning resources and continuing education opportunities throughout the year.

Explore, experience and enjoy ITC all year long

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  • "What a wonderful place! So much history in one place. We could have spent several days here. I learned so much of Texas in a short time. Well done!"

    – Linda H.

  • "This museum with its emphasis on multiple heritages and immigrant experiences is wonderful and leads to greater appreciation of the ties that bind us together."

    – Judy R.

  • "Great place to visit! I have been visiting the ITC for close to 30 yrs. The exhibits are awesome and there’s always something new to see. I enjoy the hands on experience and interactive exhibits. So much history in a well-organized small place."

    – Sandi E.

  • "Absolutely Fabulous! Hands on, interactive Texas history. NOT just for kids."

    – Glenna H.

  • "What a tremendous facility! I’m a social studies teacher and with 20+ years in the business. I think this rivals anything I have ever seen. What a great visit! Thank you ITC."

    – Judy R.

  • "Nos encanto los hijos quieren volver. Es tan bonito recordar uno su cultura y conocer un poco de las demas culturas. Como ver reunido el mundo en un minimundito hermoso."

    – Maria M.

  • "For out of towners, a great place to visit and learn something new. Lots to see, all interesting with pictures, audio/video, and personal lessons about life in the past. Highly recommend."

    – Anita T.

  • Teachers were thrilled to know about all of you and what you offer for educators.

    - Lilia Z.

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Admissions

Adults (18 – 64) $10
Seniors (65 or older) $8
Minors (6 – 17) $8
Children (0 – 5) Complimentary
Museum Members Complimentary
Military with ID $8
College Students with ID $8
UTSA & Alamo Colleges
Students, Faculty & Staff
with ID
Complimentary
Groups of 10 or more $5/person (Excludes group tour chaperones)
Second Sunday of the Month FREE

ITC accepts cash, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and traveler’s checks. The museum does not accept personal checks.

Directions

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 I-37, via the Chavez exit.
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