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The Alamo Diorama

 

Monday-Saturday 9:00a.m - 5:30p.m.
Sundays 10:00a.m. - 5:30p.m.

 

 

Admission to the Diorama:

 

Admission to the Diorama
Adults $5.00 and children 11 and under free.

Adults $5.00

Children 11 and under free. 

 

Call Us: 210-229-9855
Visit Us: 713 E. Houston St. San Antonio, TX 78205


Alamo Diorama

Come and visit our Alamo Diorama and see the Alamo mission walls, buildings and defenses as they were before the famous battle took place in 1836.


How to Visit The Alamo Diorama



"The History Shop's diorama is a great way to learn about the Battle of the Alamo.  We highly recommend it to all our visitors."

Dr. Bruce Winders

Alamo Curator & Historian

 

6 STEPS FOR EXPERIENCING
THE ALAMO:


1. SEE THE ALAMO DIORAMA WITH LIGHT AND SOUND, AT THE HISTORY SHOP.  IT EXPLAINS DETAILS OF TEXIAN DEFENDERS POSITIONS AGAINST THE ATTACKING MEXICAN ARMY.... NOW YOU WILL HAVE AN IDEA OF THE TRUE SIZE OF THE ALAMO COMPOUND.


Narration by Phil Collins & D. Almaraz, Jr. PhD. Script by Sam Nesmith


2. STEP BACK IN TIME: SEE THE WALL OF HISTORY, SHOWING THE DEVELOPMENT OF TEXAS FROM 1500S TO 1900S.


3. LISTEN TO THE HISTORY TALK ON TEXAS & ALAMO HISTORY: CHECK AT SRINE DESK FOR SCHEDULE.


4. ENTER THE LONG BARRACK: SEE HISTORY UNFOLD THROUGH THE EXHIBITS AND MOVIE.


5. ENTER THE ALAMO CHURCH: MADE FAMOUS BY THE 1836 BATTLE.


6. THE ALAMO GIFT SHOP MUSEUM: SEE MORE HISTORIC EXHIBITS OR BUY A SOUVENIR.


 

Alamo Diorama: Spectators

Spectators at the Diorama watching and listening to the audio & light show.


 

Alamo Diorama: J. R. Edmondson

Cheryl And Sam Nesmith Director of The Texas Museum of Military History


Alamo Diorama: Part of an Alamo Battle site excavation

Part of an Alamo Battle site excavation at The History Shop.

 

Alamo Diorama: Alamo cannon expert
Alamo cannon expert and conservationist Rick Range getting a look at a Bronze Mexican Howitzer.

 

 

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