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Long Barracks Museum

San Antonio, TX
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Museum adjacent to The Alamo.
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Downtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go to the Alamo you will be right next to the long barracks. There are many great displays to see and it is worth your time to see this part of Alamo grounds. This is a part of history and worth it to...More

Thank gottcoke
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Long Barracks Museum, is inside the Alamo complex and starts with a short film and then the museum proceeds to take you thru its history. Starting with its founding as a Spanish mission, then thru the Mexican influence period, the Texas Revolution/Republic of Texas...More

Thank Mark G
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is part of The Alamo, you really should go in, there are a lot of displays in this area. Very well worth the time to walk through. Be sure and rent the audio tour device it's well worth the money.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you are patriotic and/or interested in America's history, this is a good place to spend some time and learn about this building's history.

Thank Milwaukeetraveler-dj
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Make sure to see this history museum when visiting the Alamo. There's plenty of artifacts displayed and a very good 15 minute movie to view as well. Museum is located within the Alamo grounds.

Thank rduinc
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Barracks are on the grounds of the Alamo and where lots of the fighting took place. I highly recommend viewing the 17 minute movie and then making your way through the museum. However, I learned a lot more (and was not jostled by throngs of...More

Thank sazoram
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 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....More

Thank SoCalOregonian
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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...More

Thank Lynn F
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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!

Thank Susan H
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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...More

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