The Steves Homestead Museum, formerly a three-story mansion housing German lumber baron Edward Steves, sits in the King William National Register Historic District. The ashlar limestone mansion with iron cresting molding characterizes the French Second Empire and Italian Villa architectural styles.
The Homestead also includes outbuildings along the perimeter of the mansion. The brick-lined natatorium once filled with artesian well water is considered one of the first indoor swimming pools in San Antonio.
The National Register property served as a family residence for the Steves’ descendants until the 1950s. It was then donated to the San Antonio Conservation Society, which transformed the Homestead into a museum.
$10 per person; children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.
509 King William St, San Antonio, TX 78204, USA