Last Chance To Visit These Three Classic Amusements in San Antonio
Fans of downtown San Antonio's most popular amusements are grabbing tickets before their doors close!
This summer is also your last chance to visit Ripley's Haunted House, Guinness World Records, and Tomb Raider 3D as they gear up to tear down these classic attractions beginning in September.
Yep, Ripley's Guinness World Records and Tomb Raider have agreed to terminate their lease to make way for history.
If you haven't been to see these places or want to go one last time, you've got now until September 2022 before the doors close and the teardown begins.
The new Alamo Museum will fill the gap and the street in place of them. San Antonio history enthusiasts have found a way to allow history to repeat itself.
We've toured the Alamo at least a dozen times and taken some amazing photos of reenactment actors that take us back in time. The Alamo Cenotaph, known as The Spirit of Sacrifice, still continues to amaze us as well, but we readily admit it's fun to walk across the plaza and completely switch gears while street performers try to lure us along with hundreds of other tourists to their respective attractions.
But even as big fans of all things downtown San Antonio, it's pretty awesome to think of an Alamo Museum even if it will take a few years to complete.
The 100,000-square-foot Alamo Museum will include a visitors center and an estimated 25 million dollars will be spent on the project over the next five years,
My San Antonio.com offers in their article, "We owe it to every Texan to protect the sacred shrine of liberty and independence. Our goal is to tell the story of the battle of 1836 and showcase Texas’ bravest defenders who gave their lives for freedom,” said Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush in the news release.
What do you think? Ripley's or Alamo Museum? Let us know on the station apps or Facebook comments.
On a side note, you might be surprised to know that singer, drummer, and frontman for Genisis, Phil Collins had one of the largest collections of Alamo artifacts in the world. He recently donated those items to San Antonio which we bet might find their way to the new Alamo Museum.
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