Imperial Times, Emerging Cultures

Welcome to San Antonio Missions, a National Park Service site and the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Texas.

After 10,000 years, the people of South Texas were faced with drought, European diseases, and colonization. In the early 1700s, many Native people of South Texas foreswore their traditional life to become Spanish, accepting a new religion and agrarian lifestyle in hopes of survival.

Female Park Ranger smiles down at child during tour in front of Visitor Center at Mission San Jose.

Daily Ranger-Led Programs

Ranger-guided programs offered daily at 10am & 11am at Mission San José.

Learn how to get around and what to explore at San Antonio Missions.

Maps and Directions

Plan your trip with maps and information about how to get around the park.

Ranger guides school group.

Curriculum Materials

Explore our education materials, lesson plans, and videos!

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Photography & Video Permits

Permits are required for portrait photography, commercial photography/filming, and other activities. Learn more about how to acquire one.

Two boy saying a pledge.

Junior Ranger Programs

Start your visit to by picking up an activity book at the Visitor Center at Mission San José or downloading one here!

Indian Blanket Flowers

Climate Change

How does climate change affect San Antonio Missions?

Last updated: June 19, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

2202 Roosevelt Avenue

San Antonio, TX 78210


210 932-1001

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