Imperial Times, Evolving 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.

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One Park. Four Missions.

Visit the four mission communities within San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

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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.

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Education Programs

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.

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World Heritage Site

All five missions in San Antonio together make up the San Antonio Missions World Heritage Site.

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Land and Water Acknowledgement

The National Park Service, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park's Land and Water Acknowledgement

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

2202 Roosevelt Avenue

San Antonio, TX 78210


210 932-1001

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