Center City Development & Operations Department
Governor's Palace

Spanish Governor’s Palace

Spanish Governor's Palace is now under the management of the Department for Culture and Creative Development for the City of San Antonio. Soon you will find all information, calendars, and forms related to Spanish Governor's Palace at, the official site of the Department for Culture and Creative Development and your guide to arts and culture in San Antonio.

This National Historic Landmark represents the last visual vestiges 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 see where Spain had its first permanent military presence in San Antonio. Come learn Texas' earliest history under Spanish rule. Come and be delightfully surprised at the beautifully landscaped gardens in the courtyard. You won't want to leave.

Please visit our webpage and our Facebook page for more information about the Palace and upcoming events.

For information on facilities rental, please visit Spanish Governor's Palace Rental & Reservations.

105 Military Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday- Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sundays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Adults - $5.00
Military/Seniors - $3.00
Children ages 7 to 13 - $3.00
Children under seven - Free