By Ashley Nation
For families based on and near Joint Base San Antonio, the DoSeum is the perfect mid-day outing for your young ones. The DoSeum (pronounced Doo-See-Um) is an interactive space for kids to explore STEM, the arts, and literacy through hands-on galleries. With already so many raving reviews from parents and children, you’ll want to add this affordable experience to your list of must-visit museums in San Antonio.

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What Is the DoSeum in San Antonio?

The DoSeum is one of the top kids museums in San Antonio. It’s purely interactive, which means you won’t have to worry about your child getting their little fingerprints on priceless artifacts. Their exhibits and programs are for a wide range of ages up to 10 years old.

The DoSeum Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.


: 2800 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209


: 1 (210) 212-4453

Exhibits at the DoSeum

Before you step foot in the DoSeum, download the Scavenger Hunt from the DoSeum site. You and your little one will check off all that you see, hear, and touch as you explore each exhibit. Stop at the Little Town exhibit that features kiddie-sized businesses for your child to role-play adulthood. If your child’s a fan of sounds and light, they’ll love playing DJ or bouncing lasers off mirrors at the Sensation Studios exhibition. Even more, there’s a playground of words for kids to build characters and write their own stories. The Imagine It! exhibition was built to spark a love of reading and writing in the next generation. Their new summer exhibition, Earth Matters, is open until September 5th, 2022. It’s an immersive environmental exhibit that teaches about climate change and carbon emissions and their impact on the earth’s biodiversity. These are just a few activities you’ll enjoy with your children at The DoSeum. Each display both educates and entertains the youngest of minds. They also offer daily programs and yearly camps led by DoSeum educators. Summer Camp registration is now open for kids ages 3-11. General admission tickets for the DoSeum are $14.00, and children under the age of one get in free. You can also purchase memberships starting at $105 for a family of two and up to $205 for a family of six. Membership Benefits:
  • Unlimited visits for one year.
  • Discounts and early registration for camps and classes.
  • Members-only hours every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
  • Member-exclusive events.
  • $7 admission for guests of members every day.
  • Discounted admission to the Association of Science-Technology centers.

Military Appreciation Days

To show their appreciation for military families, the DoSeum will soon be hosting free admission on specific days to active-duty and retired military members and their families. Military I.D. will be required to redeem your tickets. Stay tuned for when they announce future dates by connecting with the Military Appreciation Days Facebook events page.

Book the DoSeum for Your Next Event

The DoSeum is the perfect venue to host your next birthday party or private event. Make your child’s birthday a memorable one and select one of their birthday party packages. Additionally, you can add on deluxe birthday activities, like digging for dino bones or creating slime. Standard Birthday Package ($350 for Non-Members):
  • Unlimited playtime for up to 30 guests.
  • Party Room for 1.5 hrs.
  • Designated Birthday Host.
  • Party photo backdrop with props.
  • Customizable E-Invitations.
  • Reserved two-hour parking spot.
  • DoSeum-wide birthday announcement.

The Little DOers Preschool

The DoSeum is more than just another one of the many great San Antonio museums. They’re also dedicated to the education of our precious little people through the best teaching method — exploration. The Little DOers Preschool is yet another one of their initiatives for the local community. The preschool focuses on a play-based learning environment to nourish your children's growing minds.

Monthly Class Options

Mondays-Thursdays - $250 Per Month for Members

  • 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Extended Care 'til 3:00 p.m. plus additional fee)

Fridays - $150 Per month for Members

  • 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Extended Care 'til 3:00 p.m. plus additional fee)

Plan Your Visit Today

There's no doubt that the DoSeum needs to be a part of your San Antonio experience. Your children will soak up every minute, and you, like every parent, will love seeing them take joy in learning. Buy your tickets sooner rather than later, and if you want to support the mission of the DoSeum, feel free to make a donation on their site.

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