Musket Firing at The Alamo | Kids Out and About San Antonio

Musket Firing at The Alamo

Learn all about the main weapon used at the Battle of Alamo, the flintlock musket. This 15-minute presentation, sponsored by Virgil Rosser, First Vice President - Investment Officer, Wells Fargo Advisors, covers the history and use of flintlock firearms, a quick tutorial on how to fire, and live firings done by the Alamo Living History staff. These demos are popular, so get your spot in Alamo Plaza to guarantee a good view.

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Additional notes:

Hearing muskets fire is an incredible experience, but it is very loud and the sound can upset young children.

A visit to the Alamo and/or attendance at events is an agreement by the participant and/or the parent or guardian to allow the Alamo to photograph and/or film participants without compensation for possible use in digital/print marketing and publicity efforts. Please contact the Alamo’s marketing director at 210-225-1391 with questions or requests to exempt your image from potential promotional use.

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The Alamo


300 Alamo Plaza
San Antonio, TX, 78205
United States


(210) 225-1391
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11:30am, 2:00pm


All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids