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A part of U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School in Fort Sam Houston, the United States Army Medical Department Museum is dedicated to the evolving medical specialty of Military Medicine and wartime collectibles. Exhibits include a huge collection medals, uniforms and paraphernalia used by medical professionals in the army since the late 1700s. Owned and managed by the US Government, this museum will definitely change your perspective about wars and war heroes.
Mission Marquee Plaza is a famous plaza building, which has served as a key landmark and cultural center in San Antonio, Texas, ever since it was first built at Roosevelt Avenue. After undergoing several renovations and refurbishment works, the ownership of this iconic building was transferred to the city council of San Antonia in 2007. Today, the building serves as the cultural epicenter in the city with several popular film festivals, musical concerts, art exhibitions and other cultural events being held at this venue. The plaza also features a beautiful mural recreation project, which was taken up and finished by the Department of Arts & Culture in 2013.
Located in southern San Antonio and by the San Antonio River, the Mission Historic District overs a glimpse into San Antonio's past. This charming small district includes several historical points, including the Mission Concepción, Mission San José, Mission San Juan Capistrano, and Mission San Francisco de la Espada.
Sandwiched between Mission San Jose and Hot Wells locales in the heart of San Antonio's expansive wildernesses, this historical park was designated as a settlement for Catholic priests who were sent here as Spanish missionaries to spread the word of the holy bible among the natives. The park is spread over 948 acres (384 hectares) of blissful lawns that house the Mission Concepcion, Mission San Jose, Mission San Juan and Mission Espada; the four historical missions which constitute what is known as the Mission Trail, all possessing very distinct and beautiful detailing in their designs and constructions. The Espada Aqueduct, Rancho de las Cabras, and the Ethel Wilson Harris House are some of the park's other notable attractions.
This Spanish-Mediterranean mansion, located in the heart of well-to-do Alamo Heights, houses impressive artworks from 19th and 20th Century America and Europe, in addition to one of the largest theater arts collections in the United States. Its grounds are as lovely as its collections, boasting fountains, streams, goldfish ponds and Japanese-style gardens. Recent touring exhibitions include works by Georgia O'Keefe, a collection of pop art and American Pictorial Photography. The auditorium and portions of the McNay Art Museum are available for private functions.
Enjoy a calm and peaceful outdoor time with family or friends at the Olmos Basin Park. A number of amenities are available on this site such as the baseball field, rugby field, softball field, soccer field as well as a sports complex. You can also host your private events and functions at their units at cost of USD80 per day.