Guided Programs & Audio Tours

Park Ranger laughs with visitors during tour
Park Ranger leads guided program at Mission San José.

National Park Service

Guided Programs

Join a Park Ranger or Volunteer for a free guided program at the missions! Learn more about the 18th-century Spanish Colonial period and discover the importance of this critical part of America's history.

Guided programs are weather and staffing dependent. Schedules may need to be modified daily to adjust to current conditions. Programs may be cancelled in the event of extreme weather such as heat or lightning. Programs will be modified or cancelled when the heat index reaches or exceeds 103° Fahrenheit. Programs typically last 45 minutes. Meet at the visitor center or park contact station to confirm program schedule.

Mission San José

Mission grounds are open daily from 9:00am to 5:00 pm.
Ranger-led programs are at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm daily.

Mission San Juan (staff permitting)

Mission grounds are open daily from sunrise to sunset. Stop at contact station, if staff is present, to check on tour times.

Mission Espada (staff permitting)

Mission grounds are open daily from sunrise to sunset. Stop at contact station, if staff is present, to check on tour times.

Mission Concepción (staff permitting)

Mission grounds are open from sunrise to sunset. Stop at contact station, if staff is present, to check on tour times.

Ver la Pelicula en Español

Se ofrecen una pelicula de la historia y cultura del parque cada 30 minutos. La pelicula dura 23 minutos. Si desea ver nuestra pelicula en español, visita el Centro de Visitates a la misión San José. Por favor haga su reservación con un mínimo de 30 minutos de anticipación.

 
 
 
Example of Audio Tour Sticker on Park Wayside
Example of audio tour sticker on park wayside.

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San Antonio Missions Audio Tour

Within the mission walls, a distinctive culture that blended American Indian traditions with newly adopted Spanish ways emerged. Listen to learn how the people who inhabited these sites and the surrounding area shaped the personality of San Antonio as a melting pot of Latino, American Indian, and Western cultures. Visit the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office to experience the park through sound! Transcripts of the recordings are also available on the linked website.

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Headquarters
2202 Roosevelt Avenue

San Antonio, TX 78210

Phone:

(210) 932-1001

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