This centuries old fortress is where the Texian Army and Mexican Forces fought side by side at the Battle of the Alamo against the Native Americas.

It’s also one of the first Spanish missions in Texas, making it one of the oldest landmarks in the state.

What to See at The Alamo

Apart from learn about the history and hear stories of old, the Alamo is an incredibly beautiful and peaceful place to visit.

Alamo Church

One of the biggest tourist attractions in The Alamo is the Alamo Church, which was built in 1755.

The church had an important role in the Battle of the Alamo and now stands as a memorial to the Alamo Defenders.

Long Barrack Museum and Wall of History

The Long Barrack Museum is located inside the oldest building in the Alamo. It was original built as a two story convento, which served as the quarters and offices for Spanish Missionaries.

Briscoe Western Art Museum

Although not in the compounds of The Alamo, just a short 5 minute walk away on the banks of the River Walk is the Briscoe Western Art Museum, which is houses inside the former public library.

The museum contains exhibits and artefacts from Texas’s Western era. You can see art that depict stories of cowboys, Native Americans, and the vaquero.

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