Briscoe Western Art Museum
The Briscoe Western Art Museum is one of the best places in San Antonio to come 'celebrate the art, heritage, and history of the American West', this museum complex holding several artifacts and art pieces reflecting the history and culture of the West.
Over 5 centuries of history are covered here, from the Spanish conquest until the present day. The story of the American West is vast and multifaceted, and so is this museum! The vibrant culture of the American Cowboy, American Indian, Vaquero, and pioneer women will all be represented in length throughout the Briscoe Western Art Museum.
Here are some highlights your group will see:
- Pancho Villas Last Saddle
- Diorama of the Alamo Conflict
- Restored Chuck Wagon
- Santa Anna's Ceremonial Sword
- Andy Warhol's 1986 Cowboys and Indians
- McNutt Sculpture Garden
Save some time to visit the onsite store and pick up your own American West art, books, crafts, jewelry, and other educational materials before you go!