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Admission and Program Costs
|Students K-12th Grade||Required Teachers or Chaperones (10:1 ratio)||Additional Chaperones|
|Required General Admission|
Kathleen and Curtis Gunn Gallery special exhibition included in your reservation
|Interactive Program (45 minutes)||$5.00||Free||$5.00|
|Extended Interactive Program (90 Minutes)||$6.00||Free||$6.00|
|Experience Programs (2 hours)||$7.00||Free||$7.00|
|Scholarship opportunities offering free admission, programs and bus reimbursement are available for Title I campuses. Please make a note in your group request form about your Title I status.|
All Texas fourth-grade students can experience their lessons coming to life and extend classroom learning with free field trips to the Witte.
Join museum educators for healthy cooking demonstrations in the H-E-B Body Adventure, meet our critter friends in the Live Lab during a Live Animal Encounter, or learn the lifeways of the People of the Pecos during our Daily Demonstrations. Enjoy Gallery Theater performances on history, health and wellness presented by the Witte InterActors at the all across the museum. Free with museum admission.
The museum will open up an hour earlier at 9:00 am for groups Monday through Friday upon request.
Our regular hours of operation are as follows:
Monday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Free Tuesdays 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: Noon – 5:00 pm
General admission grants your students access to the following self-guided permanent exhibitions:
The Witte is host to multiple limited-time special exhibitions each year. Check with the Reservations Team for what exhibitions will be available during your visit.
The museum is self-guided, allowing chaperones and students to choose where to focus their time and attention in the exhibitions. Please utilize these helpful resources during your visit.
Enhance your field trip with an interactive program led by a museum educator! These programs are TEKS-aligned, grade-specific, and offered in a variety of subjects. Click here to learn more.
For every 10 students, one teacher/chaperone is required and will be granted free admission. Additional chaperones will pay the student group rate.
Students of all ages are required to be with a chaperone at all times.
Yes, we require one chaperone for every 10 students.
We ask all student backpacks either stay at school or on the bus.
All buses and vans drop off at the front of the museum on Gunn Drive. Drivers will need to enter through the northern entrance on Broadway. Please note this is a one-way drive.
Buses can find parking nearby at:
3755 N. St. Mary’s St. Parking San Antonio, TX 78212
Please have all students stay on your bus until a Witte team member provides further instructions. Our team will meet you on Gunn Drive to assist with unloading lunches, and will direct chaperones and students to orientation.
The lead person will check-in for the group with their final numbers and provide payment. At this time, we will go over your field trip folder and answer any questions.
Chaperones may wait for students to arrive at the Feik Family Orientation Pavilion. Parking is available at the North Parking Lot and Brackenridge Parking Garage for free.
If you will be more than 10-15 minutes late, please call us at 210-464-5117. If you are late for a program, we will try to accommodate your new time, but cannot guarantee your program can be rescheduled.
You can request a visit by filling out a Group Request Form here. A team member will review your request and contact you to complete your booking.