Friday, October 23, 2020


History & Culture


Presidio San Antonio de Béjar

This National Historic Landmark represents the last visual remnants of the Presidio San Antonio de Béjar. Traditionally known as the Spanish Governor’s Palace, it was the original comandancia (residence and working office) for the captains of the military garrison from 1722 until the early 1800s.

Come learn Texas’s earliest history under Spanish rule. Tour the rooms furnished with Spanish Colonial period pieces and be delighted with the beautifully landscaped gardens in the courtyard.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm

Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm

Monday: Closed

NOTICE: In accordance with the Mayor’s Stay Home/Work Safe Order, the Spanish Governor's Palace is temporarily closed to the public. For more information on other City of San Antonio closures, visit or call 311.


Adult: $5

Seniors (age 60 & up): $3

Military with ID: $3

Children (ages 7-13): $3

Children (under age 7): Free

The Spanish Governor's Palace is managed by the City of San Antonio World Heritage Office.