Battle of the Alamo Commemoration

Start Date:
Feb 24, 2018
Start Time:
09:00 AM
End Date:
Feb 24, 2018
End Time:
5:30 PM
Public Event


Remember the 1836 siege and Battle of the Alamo with 13 days of interactive living history programming and special events to commemorate the anniversary of the siege.


9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Living History: The Travis Letter

Interact with live Living History demonstrations exploring the importance of the famous Travis Letter.


9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Virtual Alamo

Visit the Long Barrack to see what the Alamo battlefield would have looked like in 1836 with this virtual experience.


2p.m. - 3 p.m. | Never Surrender or Retreat: The Immortal Words of William Barret Travis

Colonel William Travis’ impassioned call for reinforcements leaves the Alamo, to be delivered across Texas on horseback by courier Albert Martin.

4 – 4:30 p.m. | Voices from the Past

A member of the Alamo garrison reads historic texts that describe what is happening at the Alamo during each day of the siege.  


6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | An Evening With Heroes | Ticketed Event

What would it have been like to be at the Alamo the night before the famous battle? This after-hours theater tour allows you to experience the story of the Alamo like never before. Click the Book Now button below to purchase tickets.

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The Alamo

300 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78299

Allegra Zwaan
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