The Alamo offers exceptional opportunities for the youngest people to have hands-on experiences that help liven up history. The actors in plain clothes assist with the tours and answer many questions. Your kid can hold a replica rifle and a wooden gear box, and anyone can look at a cannon drill just like it did years ago.
For a smooth experience, the Alamo currently requires reservations to limit the number of people visiting this historic Texas site. The church experience only allows 100 people at a time with a 30-minute window to explore and soak up the atmosphere. The grounds surrounding the original buildings are quite large and offer the opportunity to stroll through the gardens, see the monuments and soak up the atmosphere of this important site, which plays such an important role as So in the history of the city of Texas.
There’s always something to do around every corner. Enjoy a historical documentary in the arbor. Feel the thrill of a musket show. The Alamo also hosts a number of military-themed ceremonies and rides throughout the year for honorary members of each branch. Other options include summer programs specifically designed for students, temporary exhibits from historian Phil Collins’ collection, Lego’s “Battle of the Alamo” and chapters special Christmas holiday program.