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The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Open Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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For over 135 years, The Buckhorn Saloon has been known as a gathering place for good conversation, great food and spectacular wildlife exhibits. Explore the animal halls and prepare yourself for a truly immersive adventure. Practice your sharp...more
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
318 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1816
+1 210-247-4000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our bartender was great although we only had a beer with lunch and then got one to walk around the museum. Eclectic and fun and beyond interesting collection. We downloaded the scavenger hunt to make the tour a little more interactive and involving. Learned a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tshaw34
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at the cafe was not good. Expensive cheeseburger with soggy bread and barbecue sauce and mayo. Cheap cheese, and bacon. Huge fountain drink with refills so great on a hot day. OK, the museums...lots of horns, lots of taxidermied animals. even beautiful giraffe...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank GlennaBAustin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the biggest disappointment of our visit to San Antonio. Tickets were discounted to $16 per person. There are two exhibits -- taxidermy and ranger museum. If you are into taxidermy and looking at lots of furniture made from horns, then you will like...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank c s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

los a very special things of the western history to find in the museum - a very cool saloon and a fantastic setting of an old jail and the original bonny and Clyde car

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank dennys34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here s Saturday morning for breakfast. Egg, pancakes and bacon which was hearty and satisfying. The real plus was that the breakfast receipt gets you a discount on the admission to the Buckhorn and Texas Ranger Museum. I have never seen so many...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gfm1118
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't pass by without going in and having a look around. Great displays and artifacts. Very nice gift shop as well. If your downtown park and walk..along Houston St. Great shops.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Byrdie122
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is located downtown on the corner of Houston St. and S. Presa. There are parking lots and garages in the area as well as metered street parking. We only visited the saloon and gift shop but everything was displayed nicely. The saloon is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank L H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is filled with taxidermy animal heads and horns and so on. There is a cafe and bar. The cafe closes at 3 or 4 on Sunday and immediately shut down, I'm talking unplug the drink machine, put up napkins and tea and everything,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

The Buckhorn Tavern & Texas Rangers Museum was a wacky wonderful visit well worth the time I will not give anything away other than expect the unexpected around each corner and the food is good too

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mark J
Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

Upstairs is a huge collection of taxidermy animals of all sizes and species. There is also a large exhibition of old carnival side shows. Then the Texas ranger museum has the history of the rangers with many of the brave rangers individually shown with pictures,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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