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Observation Deck

Flags Over Texas

A visit to the Tower of the Americas wouldn't be complete without a stop at the Flags Over Texas Observation Deck, which offers mesmerizing views of the city below. Photographs on the deck's floor pinpoint landmarks to help visitors identify their surroundings, and historic photos provide wonderful discussion points to enhance your experience.

Here, you can also learn about the history of the six flags that once flew over Texas from captivating murals that line the walls. Read about Mexico's attack at the Alamo, French explorer Louis St. Denis' mapping of the Camino Real Trail, Spain's domination of Texas for more than 300 years and much more.

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4D Theater

Skies Over Texas 4D Theater Ride

Included in the price of a Tower Ticket.

The Skies Over Texas is a sophisticated ride that takes visitors on a high-flying trip across the Lone Star State. The 4D theater ride zooms in on such scenes as a Friday-night high school football game, working up-close-and-personal with a space shuttle at NASA and more.

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Wonder Woman

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Wonder Woman™: The 4D Experience follows Diana’s heroic fight for peace in the war to end all wars, complete with intense special effects and 3D imagery.

Ice Age: No Time For Nuts

Join Scrat, Ice Age’s resident nut-crazed sabre-toothed squirrel, as he time travels in his zaniest adventure to date! Scrat battles a wonky time-machine that has zapped his beloved nut, and with buddies Manny, Diego and especially Sid along for the ride the laughs are right on time in this custom 4D special effects extravaganza!

The Gift Shop

Located at the base of the tower, our expansive gift shop offers a unique selection of novelty gifts, toys, headwear and apparel to take home as a remembrance of your trip to the top of the Tower. In addition to distinctive Texana merchandise, you will find souvenirs of San Antonio and the Tower of the Americas.

Don't forget to stop by our Build-A-Bear Workshop! Bring the family to create their very own special furry friend and build a memory that will last a lifetime! 

On your visit to the Observation Tower, take a moment to have your photo taken in a unique San Antonio backdrop and have it ready to pick up when you depart.

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