Open Thursday through Monday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Closed to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
The San Antonio Public Library Portal is open during museum hours.
Free Tuesday extended hours are canceled until further notice: San Antonio and Bexar County residents are invited to join us on the first Sunday of the month for free admission.
Open all holidays except Easter Sunday, Battle of Flowers, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
THE BRISCOE WESTERN ART MUSEUM IS A 2022 BLUE STAR MUSEUM
Free admission to military personnel and their families this summer
The Briscoe Western Art Museum joins museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently-serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer. The 2022 program will begin on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 21, 2022, and end on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2022. Find the list of participating museums at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
Blue Star Museums is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families, in collaboration with the Department of Defense and museums across America.
FREERecipients of SNAP, WIC, and MAP receive free general admission through Museums for All, a cooperative which encourages families of all backgrounds to visit museums. Simply present an EBT card and a photo ID. Offer is valid for up to four people for each EBT card presented.
Discounts are available for North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Members
Current Deals & Discounts FREE Locals Days – click here for more info.
Military Salute Program The Briscoe Museum is proud to be the only museum in San Antonio that offers FREE year-round admission to active-duty members of the military. We also offer discount admission for the active duty member’s family (with service member present), and retired military personnel.
Thank you for your service!
Bank of America Museums on Us For the first full weekend of the month, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust cardholders gain one free admission to the museum.
Accessibility Due to the historic nature of the Briscoe Western Art Museum building, we are only able to accommodate wheelchair entrance to the Museum from our Market Street entrance ramp. Visitors arriving or exiting from the River Entrance should continue on to the Market Street entrance ramp or contact our on-site security personnel for further assistance. For visitors with special needs please call 210.299.4499 for more information.
Support the Briscoe Western Art Museum by donating here.
Pancho Villa’s Saddle
ca. 1890-1910, leather and silver Made by Joaquin Rodriguez and Alberto Tulan Cingo Marquez On loan from the Ernie and Louise Davis Collection