Can you just walk through the Alamo?
The Alamo is free to visit! You can go inside the church and walk around the grounds, as well as visit all the various buildings which are open to the public. There is a fee if you wish to rent an audio guide or take a guided tour. via
Can you visit the Alamo for free?
As always, touring the Alamo Church is free. To provide a convenient experience and reduce crowds, visitors will need to reserve their free ticket to enter the church ahead of their visit. via
How long does it take to walk through the Alamo?
How long should I spend here? To really do the Alamo justice, take an hour in the main building (the length of most guided tours), and then another hour or two to take in all the sites nearby. via
Is the Alamo tour worth it?
There's Much More Than Just the Shrine
If you take the audio tour, you'll be directed to other parts of the Alamo as well as the shrine. There are extended hours over the holiday season, but the Alamo is closed on Christmas Day. If you are visiting the San Antonio area, it's definitely worth checking out the Alamo. via
What is San Antonio known for?
Famous for its impressive Spanish colonial missions and the battle surrounding one of them, San Antonio will surely be a hit with history buffs. The city also offers an eclectic food scene, from Tex-Mex cuisine to BBQ to farm-to-market food. via
Can you take pictures at the Alamo?
Photography for private, noncommercial use is permitted at the Alamo Complex. Photographs cannot be commercially published, sold, or otherwise distributed without execution of a license agreement. Special areas and exhibits may prohibit photography from time to time. via
Is the Alamo open during Covid?
The Alamo has no plans to close at this time, however, we will take all precautions necessary to protect visitors, staff, and volunteers. We will continue to monitor the spread of the virus, consult with state and local health experts, and make the most informed decision possible at that time. via
Is the Alamo open to tourists?
The Alamo is now open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Visitors must reserve a FREE timed-entry ticket to go inside of The Church. via
Why is the Alamo closed?
The Alamo Grounds are now open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., the historic site announced Thursday on Twitter. The Alamo temporarily closed in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In June, the plaza closed because of safety concerns over downtown protests for racial justice. via
How long do people stay at the Alamo?
The Battle of the Alamo during Texas' war for independence from Mexico lasted thirteen days, from February 23, 1836-March 6, 1836. In December of 1835, a group of Texan volunteer soldiers had occupied the Alamo, a former Franciscan mission located near the present-day city of San Antonio. via
How long is Alamo audio tour?
This 45 minute, rich audio production truly brings the story of the Alamo to life, featuring sound effects, music and interviews with the Alamo's expert curators and historians. via
What is interesting about the Alamo?
Interesting The Alamo Facts: The Alamo was originally called Mission San Antonio de Valero. It was built as a fortress style compound and mission. It's believed the name the Alamo came to be due to the Second Flying Company of San Carlos when they took over the abandoned mission. via
How much does it cost to see the Alamo in Texas?
Admission to the Alamo Church is free and always will be but to provide a convenient experience, preserve the Alamo's precious historic building, and reduce crowds, timed reservations are required. via
Can you wear a hat in the Alamo?
Know The Rules Of Visiting The Alamo
You can't wear hats in the Alamo (this includes cowboy hats, fedoras, pretty Instagram hats that I'm far too fond of….) via