History & Culture

Places
National Parks take care of special places. And what can be more special than those places that gave birth and nurtured our ancestors. [Page under construction]

Stories
Stories bring life to special places. Here is a collection of the San Antonio Missions' stories.

 
Entrance gate into Mission Espada
Entrance gate into Mission Espada

In order to better understand what these walled, medieval communities were like, it is important to first learn about five important factors of the missions: the people, the church, farming, ranching, and caminos reals.

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Mailing Address:

Headquarters
2202 Roosevelt Avenue

San Antonio, TX 78210

Phone:

(210) 932-1001
This number will reach the Park's Visitor Center, open seven days a week from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, except Thanksgiving Day, December 25th, and New Year's Day. To reach Park Headquarters, dial (210) 534-8833. This office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, and closed on all federal holidays.

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