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Witte Museum – Virtual Tour

Witte Museum - Virtual Tour

Witte Museum – Virtual Tour

The Witte Museum is dedicated to telling the stories of Texas, from prehistory to the present. The permanent collection features historic artifacts, photographs, art, textiles, dinosaur bones, cave drawings, and Texas wildlife dioramas.

The museum was established in 1926 and it was initially known as the Witte Memorial Museum. The catalyst for the Museum was an extensive collection of natural history specimens purchased for the city of San Antonio.

In 1970 the diverse and growing collection was split to create a separate art museum.  This initiative created the  San Antonio Museum of Art, which opened in 1981.

In 1984 the museum’s name was simplified to the Witte Museum. Since then, additions and renovations have increased the museum’s facilities with expanded exhibition space and programs, combined with the latest museum technology.

Witte Museum - Virtual Tour

Highlights of the Witte Museum

  • Heritage Collection – includes saddles, spurs, basketry, branding irons, historical clothing, and firearms
  • Dinosaur Gallery and Dinosaur Lab
  • Replica of a Tyrannosaurus rex
  • Reproduction of a Quetzalcoatlus with a forty-foot wingspan
  • Texas Wild Gallery
  • The oldest and one of the largest public circus collections

Witte Museum - Virtual Tour

Witte Museum

  • Museum:          Witte Museum
  • Previously:        Witte Memorial Museum
  • City:                  San Antonio
  • State:                Texas
  • Country:           United States
  • Built:                1926
  • Type:                Natural History Museum, History Museum
  • Location:         3801 Broadway, San Antonio, TX, United States

Witte Museum - Virtual Tour

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Witte Museum – 360 Virtual Views

Witte Museum – 360 Virtual Views

Witte Museum – 360 Virtual Views

Witte Museum – 360 Virtual Views

Witte Museum – 360 Virtual Views

Museums in Texas

Witte Museum

Witte Museum

Witte Museum

Witte Museum

Witte Museum

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“Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but
how well you bounce.”

– Texas Proverbs

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