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Long Barracks Museum

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Address: San Antonio, TX
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Museum adjacent to The Alamo.

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A LOT OF HISTORY HERE

***NO PHOTOGRAPHY ALLOWED INSIDE*** Located on the grounds of the Alamo, this museum has numerous artifacts from the time of the mission, through the seige and conquest. The... read more

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Murrieta, California
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Murrieta, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

***NO PHOTOGRAPHY ALLOWED INSIDE*** Located on the grounds of the Alamo, this museum has numerous artifacts from the time of the mission, through the seige and conquest. The museum can be crowded at times as it is very narrow and people traverse in both directions. While at the Alamo stop by and see the artifacts.

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Tacoma, Washington
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

The Long Barracks has alot of history. Even though it is attached to the Alamo it has been alot of things in its span. Its on the same lot as the Alamo and cost nothing to walk through. There is also a short film you can watch that plays about every 1?2 hr.

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Thank Lynn F
Tacoma, Washington
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is a part of the Alamo site. It contains a number of informative displays and a short video you can watch about the Alamo that was created by The History Channel. Good information!

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Thank Susan H
Avon, Ohio
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Long Barracks Museum is located on the grounds of the Alamo and, like the Alamo itself, is free to visit. The museum, which we recommend visiting after viewing the excellent introductory movie in the adjacent theater, does a good job of concisely telling the interesting history of the early days of San Antonio, the Alamo and the Texas Revolution.... More 

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a good attraction to learn more about the Alamo. Be sure and watch the short film. The “Long Barracks” is a separate building - featuring its own museum - that many Alamo tourists don’t take time to visit. It was a convent in the days when the Alamo was actually known as Mission San Antonio in the 1700s,... More 

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Del Rio, Texas
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

In the Alamo grounds, this museum explains what life was like during the time of the Alamo, and gives a of the history of the area and Texas’ fight for independence. The Long Barracks are part of the original Alamo walls and buildings, and give you a better picture of life in the Alamo.

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Great Experience for my Family. We had Out of Sate guests who were really Impressed with the real story of the Alamo.

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Located within the Alamo, this small museum explains what life was like for residents and gives more of the history of the area and Texas’ fight for independence. This museum will give you a better appreciation of the significance of the Alamo.

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Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

The Long Barracks museum is part of the Alamo. The displays are very well done. This is where the movie about the Alamo is shown. It's definitely worth a visit.

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

The Long Barracks are an essential part of the Alamo complex. They house photos and other exhibits about the Alamo. It's a must-see while visiting the Alamo to get a better understanding of the battle and the conditions that led to it.

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