Hours and Admission

The Witte Museum is open year-round except for Easter, the third Monday in October, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Day Hours
Monday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday Noon – 5:00 PM


Ticket Price General Admission
Adults (12 to 64 years old) $12.00
Seniors (65 years and older) $11.00
Military (with ID) $11.00
Children (4 to 11 years old) $9.00
Children (3 years and under) FREE

Purchase Tickets

The general admission price includes the exhibits in the Robert J. and Helen C. Kleberg South Texas Heritage Center, the H-E-B Body Adventure, Naylor Family Dinosaur Gallery, Kittie West & Nelson Ferguson People of the Pecos Gallery,  McLean Family Texas Wild Gallery, H-E-B Lantern/Valero Great Hall Orientation Gallery, B. Naylor Morton Research and Collections Center. *Please note that some special exhibits may have an additional fee or surcharge. Complimentary wheelchairs available on request.

Admission is free for Museum Members. Learn more about Membership.

Admission is free on Tuesdays from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Free Tuesdays are generously supported by SWBC Foundation, USAA, BBVA Compass and Bolner’s Fiesta Products.

Reciprocal Memberships

The Witte participates in the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Travel Passport Program which offers reciprocal free general admission benefits to Witte members when they travel.

Explorer level Witte members receive Time Travelers as a free reciprocal membership network for historical museums, sites, and societies throughout the United States. The Missouri History Museum created the program in 1998 so that members of historical institutions could receive exclusive benefits and privileges at museums and historical sites nationwide.

Members of theFund or card holders of theFunDcard get $1 off general admission and 10% off in the museum store.

The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) Passport Program is a consortium of more than 270 museums throughout the world. The Witte is a part of this collection of museums that encourage reciprocity. Members have free access to other ASTC member facilities. Call 210.357.1910 today to see if you are eligible for free admission to the Witte Museum, or to more than 270 museums around the world.

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Group Rates

Student Group Rate

Who qualifies? Students, age four through high school, qualify for a group rate of $5 per student. Public, private and home schools are eligible, as well as day-care centers and organizations such as scouts, YMCA and church groups.

What are the requirements? A minimum of 15 people, no fewer than 13 children, and 2 adults, are considered a student group.

At least one adult chaperone must accompany every 10 students. The first adult chaperone is free. Additional adult chaperones receive the student group admission rate of $5. Please schedule your visit at least eight days in advance for a self-guided visit, and two weeks in advance for educational programs to get this rate.

Adult Group Rate

Who qualifies? Adults 18 and older qualify for the group rate of $9.00 per person. A special group rate of $8.00 is available for individuals age 65 and up.

What are the requirements? A minimum of 10 adults is considered a group. Please schedule your visit at least eight days in advance for a self-guided visit to get this rate.

Please click the following link (Group Request Form) to fill out your group request form or call the Guest Reservations Department at 210.357.1910 to schedule your group’s visit today.

*Please be aware that leaving a voicemail or sending an email does not represent a confirmed reservation. A confirmation letter from Guest Reservations is required as verification of your group’s reservation. 

  • $5 per person for museum self-guided visit

Advance registration of at least two weeks is required.

We accept cash (U.S. only), checks (with valid ID) or the following credit cards:

We ask that all visitors observe the following guidelines:

  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Photography is permitted, but not flash (Be sure to use #WitteMuseum when you take photos!)
  • Food and drinks are available for purchase in the Witte Market. Tables and chairs are located at certain areas throughout the museum for your convenience.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted in the Museum Galleries.
  • Wheelchairs are available upon request.
  • The Witte Museum is a smoke free environment.
  • Weapons are not allowed on museum property. 
  • Service animals are allowed, however pets are not. 
  • If you are visiting from out of town and have a large suitcase, the Witte can check it for you, but reserves the right to inspect prior to accepting the item. 
  • For your safety, shoes are required on the Witte Museum campus. Additionally, closed-toed shoes are required for Mt. Witte and the H‑E‑Buddy Skycycle exhibits.