“Battle for Texas: The Experience” offers visitors first-hand glimpse into final moments of the 1836 Alamo Siege
Ever wonder what it would be like to have been one of the defenders who bravely held back Mexican forces during the Battle of the Alamo? To embark on the journey of Texas settlers who finds themselves fighting for Texas independence? Now you can!
“Battle for Texas: The Experience” is offering visitors the opportunity to put themselves in the shoes, or rather the boots, of Alamo heroes Davy Crockett, James Bowie and others during its Living History Program from noon to 5 p.m. March 11-19. Battle For Texas is located just inside the Alamo Plaza entrance at The Shops at Rivercenter. Admission is only $10 during this time.
“This special Living History Program is an expansion of our daily experience which allows visitors to intimately connect with the story and feel the emotions of Alamo defenders as they embark on the journey of a Texas settler and find himself inside the Alamo amidst the fight for Texas independence,” said general manager Ryan Latham. “Our visitors leave feeling as if they stepped back in time to the 1830’s and lived through the Battle of the Alamo.”
In addition to the Gauntlet Experience, where visitors are guided through the long barracks of the Alamo during the final moments of the siege, the Living History Program features cannon loading demonstrations as visitors will learn how an 18-pound cannon would have been prepared for battle. They will also have an opportunity to brush shoulders with important figures such as Davy Crockett, Emily Morgan and even General Santa Anna.
“Battle For Texas: The Experience” is an immersive museum-quality attraction on the infamous 1836 Battle of the Alamo that symbolized the early struggle for Texas independence. For more information, visit www.battlefortexas.com. For group orders of 10 or more, call 210.592.6824 or toll free 866.633.0195 or e-mail Lindsey@BASEentertainment.com.
**Cover Photo: The Alamo is a popular cultural and historical site for the city of San Antonio. Photo by Drew Patterson.