Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade
9821 Colonnade Boulevard
San Antonio, Texas 78230

UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures

What better way to spend your vacation at Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade than to visit the Institute of Texan Culture, located right in the heart of downtown? Experience the Institute of Texan Culture, which shares and interprets the culture tapestry that makes the state what it is today. There are rotating exhibits that represent stories of Texans past and present with emphasis on the heritage of the many different people who chose to make this their home. The exhibits also include artifacts that provide links to the stories and allow you to understand the experiences of the time period.   

Things to Know Before You Go

  • The Institute of Texan Culture is located at 801 E. Ceasar Chavez Blvd. San Antonio, Texas 78205, 11 miles from the Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade.
  • Operating hours are Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • General admission for adults is $10.00, Seniors, children 6-17 years of age or military personnel are $8.00. 
  • If you are member of the institute, your admission is free of charge. 
  • One great thing about the institute is the group prices. Bring your extended family, or go on a field trip with your coworkers after work, and only pay $4.00 a person!

Learn more about the Institute of Texan Culture. 

San Antonio Trolley Tour

Discover San Antonio on a sightseeing tour that travels to the city's top sights, including the Alamo, Institute of Texan Cultures, HemisFair Park, Tower of the Americas, River Walk, San Fernando Cathedral, the Mission Trail, King William Historic District and more.

Book Tour

Bed and Breakfast Package

Guests who book this package receive:

  • Luxurious accommodations
  • Daily buffet breakfast for each registered guest in hotel restaurant or full American breakfast through room service

To learn more about availability and conditions, click here

Guest Favorites

at Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade

Bolo's Restaurant

Tempt your palate with fine wine and exciting cuisine.

Japanese Tea Garden

This former rock quarry offers a break from the hustle of Downtown San Antonio.

San Antonio Hotel outdoor pool


Spend a perfect day relaxing by our beautiful outdoor and indoor pools.