We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Open Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
Share
Review Highlights
Don’t just visit the Alamo!

We love learning about history and visiting units of the National Park Service, so this was a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jodi307
,
Charlotte, North Carolina
via mobile
4 Of The Oldest Churches In America

The Missions National Historical Park and the Spanish mission churches collectively form a UNESCO... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BnCrXplorerz
,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Read all 1 694 reviews
742
All photos (742)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important 18th-century missions.
Open Now
Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
See all hours
Contact
2202 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214-2715
Website
+1 210-932-1001
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around San Antonio
from US$14,99
More Info
Reviews (1 694)
Filter reviews
1 614 results
Traveller rating
1 205
368
35
1
5
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1 205
368
35
1
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews active churches mission concepcion visitor center spanish missions world heritage site bike trail rent a bike mariachi mass love history south texas great history guided tour the river walk espada alamo aqueduct parishes
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1 614 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love learning about history and visiting units of the National Park Service, so this was a must-do for us. One quick note — there’s so much talk of biking between the four missions (which does look really neat) that I almost missed the fact...More

Thank Jodi307
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Missions National Historical Park and the Spanish mission churches collectively form a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These missions are old for the New World, begun in the early 1700's along the road that would become known as the El Camino Real. There are really...More

2  Thank BnCrXplorerz
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you think of San Antonio you usually think of the Alamo, but there are several more restored Spanish missions to explore there, some of which predate the Alamo by Did you know that the Alamo in the center of San Antonio is just one...More

1  Thank JillSA
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going out on clear days and taking photos of the evening sunset. The Sunrise photos are the best.

Thank Sal G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed how different the missions were, both in terms of buildings still standing and how they felt. On a warm and sunny afternoon the garden at San Espada was lovely and you really appreciated how far away from civilisation it was.

Thank D C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful history. Each Mission is beautiful and peaceful with it's own unique character. Tour at your own pace. Toured by car, short drive from Riverwalk area. Plenty of parking at each Mission. San Jose was my favorite. Be sure to check out the movie. Not...More

Thank LoriM879
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love history, but due to a knee injury not a fast walker. Not a problem here. View at your own pace, stay as long as you like. Was not crowded, bring water with you. Weather can get very warm.

Thank Dude_az
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great on and off bus tour for only $2.74 per person. The bus stops at each mission every 20 minutes. You can take as much time as you want at each stop. Start with the Alamo in downtown San Antonio. When you are done cross...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part of our visit to San Antonio, Texas. We came to see the Alamo, a part of the mission system, but the remainder of the missions made them the better part of the historical part of the trip. A must see (all of...More

Thank wh0sallen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stopped by this location not expecting to stay but a few minutes to take some photos. We ended up staying for an hour. Beautiful and peaceful grounds.

Thank RBabe
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 358 nearby hotels
Roosevelt Inn Motel
2 reviews
.07 km away
Econo Lodge Downtown South
79 reviews
2.90 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham San Antonio/Alamodome Area
172 reviews
3.07 km away
Motel 6 San Antonio Downtown- Alamodome
20 reviews
3.26 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5 107 nearby restaurants
Patty's Taco House
18 reviews
1.44 km away
Taqueria Guadalajara
22 reviews
.88 km away
Mad Mack's Burger Co
13 reviews
1.41 km away
Whataburger
8 reviews
1.25 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 666 nearby attractions
Mission San Jose
3 066 reviews
2.34 km away
Mission Trail
744 reviews
2.28 km away
Mission Concepcion
904 reviews
1.34 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
CeeCeeLee
12 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from Diana G | Reviewed this property |
Depending how active you are. Take a bicycle or scooter. There are also many tours available. Take a city tour from the Alamo to see all of San Antonio then follow up by visiting points of interest. I prefer to drive to each... More
0
Votes
AmyH2773
12 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from mikempink | Reviewed this property |
I would go to Mission Espade Because it is a rural setting and will give you a closer approximation of what the missions may have looked like before being engulfed by the City. Slightly south of the mission before you cross... More
1
Vote
Michael W
15 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Chief J | Reviewed this property |
Hey Michael, not sure on that service but we received excellent guidance from the visitor center across from the Alamo. I am sure they can answer your question. We rode the rental bikes one way and were able to drop the... More
2
Votes