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Fort Sam Houston Quadrangle

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S4 Rd, San Antonio, TX 78234
+1 210-221-1211
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Being on the grounds of an active military base, it will take a bit of an effort for you to get to... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Ken B
wilds of New Jersey
Waste of Time

When we tried to visit, they took not only driver's license info, but ran the driver of our... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Dallas, Texas
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“clock tower” (4 reviews)
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S4 Rd, San Antonio, TX 78234
+1 210-221-1211
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Being on the grounds of an active military base, it will take a bit of an effort for you to get to this place. Leave yourself plenty of time. It is only accessible after going through a screening process at the Visitors Center at the...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

When we tried to visit, they took not only driver's license info, but ran the driver of our vehicle's social security number (did a background check) and took a photo. After 10-15 minutes of this procedure, the officer at the gate inspected the badge we...More

Thank Ash62_68
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Not far from downtown, the Quadrangle is located at Fort Sam Houston. It is free to visit; but, you have to check-in at the visitor center at the main gate to get access to the army base. There is a museum there too; but, it...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our party of three adults visited Ft. Sam Houston on a previous trip to San Antonio, feeding the animals in the quadrangle and seeing the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum. We loved it so much, that we made sure to return on this second trip...More

3  Thank Deb62862
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Come in the winter. The birds are pretty. It's a bit of an effort to get in but worth it. Bring kids to chase the ducks.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great time feeding the ducks, geese, and peacocks. The deer were chilling in their enclosure so we didn't get to see them as much. Great family outing if you have base privileges.

1  Thank CrystalM7373
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The grounds inside the quadrangle are beautiful with deer, peacocks, and ducks roaming peacefully. The museum itself, has many interesting objects and was an educational place to visit.

Thank Barb125
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My children were able to get up close to all these beautiful animals and even feed the deer. They loved it and any family would love it too. You just need to get a visitor pass first to have access to the base.

Thank 136marcelaw
Reviewed 11 August 2016

First it was difficult to find. Forget GPS. This is within a military installation so some roads are gated. We ended up driving along the base perimeter to find a gate for visitor passes. An hour later after waiting in line to show our IDs,...More

2  Thank Michael N
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The quadrangle is the parameter of an old Army fort. There a several Army artifacts and its also a small animal preserve. They a small herd of deer and peacocks. In the center of the quadrangle is old clock tower.

Thank John O
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5 April 2016|
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Response from MrRitmo | Reviewed this property |
Given it's an active military installation, lock downs can occur from time to time, depending on military requirements. The best source of information would be to call the installation's Office of Public Affairs. The phone... More