Battle of the Alamo Commemoration

Start Date:
Feb 27, 2018
Start Time:
09:00 AM
End Date:
Feb 27, 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. – 1 p.m. | Life Under Siege School Day

The Alamo invites students of all ages to experience Alamo history during the 182nd Commemoration of the Siege and Battle of the Alamo. Special free programming will run continuously from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., and every student will receive a commemorative gift. Special free tours can be arranged for groups of 15 students or more for the first three schools to register at (210) 225-1391 ext. 6001.

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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.


2 – 3:30 p.m. | Guided Siege Tour

This special guided tour is offered for free to the first 40 visitors who register online, and explores the Alamo battlefield, including main plaza, the original river crossing, and locations of the battle walls and gun placements.

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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. 

The Alamo

300 Alamo Plaza

San Antonio, TX 78299

Allegra Zwaan
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