Museum Month celebrates the museums and other cultural institutions of San Antonio.


What is Museum Month?

This collaboration offers free general admission for two to members of any participating organization, as well as to their employees. 

Not a member yet? Join one and see them all during the month of October. Visit the websites of each cultural institution for details, hours of operation, and special events, exhibitions, and offers. 


Getting There

Methods of Transportation

Take the Bus: Experience VIVA’s three distinct routes, VIVA cultureVIVA missions, and VIVA centro, to connect with some of the city’s most-visited destinations, including the Alamo, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, the King William Historic District, Southtown, Downtown, the River Walk, Pearl, and all along the South Broadway corridor. VIVA culture offers frequent, daily service with extended hours and takes you to or within walking distance of all of the museums and cultural institutions participating in Museum Month.

Get the best deal with a $2.75 VIA Day Pass. Passes are available on the bus or through VIA’s free goMobile app, and can be used with any regular VIA bus service.

The McNay and the San Antonio Museum of Art offer a $1 discount on general admission throughout the year when you show your bus ticket. 

Bus Fare: $1.30 single trip, $2.75 unlimited Day Pass. Reduced fares for seniors, children under age 5, active-duty military, and students are available. Visit for more information about fares.

Download the VIA goMobile app free for Apple or Android devices. 

The River: The San Antonio River Walk (and its GoRio barges) connect you to the Missions, The Briscoe, Blue Star, Southwest School of Art and San Antonio Museum of Art.

Bicycle: Rent a bicycle at one of 65 SWell Cycle stations that connects you to all the great destinations in San Antonio. SWell Cycle offers a $5 discount on a day pass rental throughout Museum Month. Use our friendly, free BCycle app with promo code museum19.