Experience the beauty of preservation
In the heart of the King William National Historic District
San Antonio, Texas

A site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
What is Villa Finale?

Located at 401 King William Street in San Antonio, Texas, Villa Finale was the last home of local preservationist, Walter Nold Mathis who was instrumental in the revitalization of the historic King William neighborhood.  Click here to read more.

401 King William Street
San Antonio, TX 78204
Click here for a map to Villa Finale


Symbolism and Military Fashion
(Aug. 13, 2015)
Exhibition, buffet supper and lecture with military historian and Antiques Roadshow celebrity Gary Piattoni.  Click here for more information.

Combo tours with Steves Homestead:
One Ticket = 2 Historic Houses! 
Click here for more information.

Villa Finale is happy to once again be a hosting venue for Fotoseptiembre, an international photography festival, with a community participation exhibition.  To find out more about our exhibit and how you can enter your photographs, click here.

Memorial Day - Labor Day (May 25th - Sept. 7): FREE self-guided tour admission for active military and their families.  Self-guided tours are Wed. - Sat. 11:30am - 2:00pm.

Offerings at Villa Finale

Guided, self-guided and combo tours with
Steves Homestead

Click here for more including admission prices, group your information and other details

Programs and Events

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Volunteer Opportunities

Fun and rewarding!  Click here for information

Discounts, private events and more!  Special membership price during Fiesta!
Click here for membership information

Special Event Photography and Site Use

Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens provides a unique setting for wedding and other special occasion photography as well as a great location for small private events.  Click here for details.
Upcoming Schedule
August - maintenance schedule:
   Open Wed. - Sat. 10am - 1pm
   (self-guided tours only)
Holiday schedule:
   July 3 - 4 - CLOSED
   November 11 - CLOSED
   November 26 - 28 - CLOSED
   December 24 - 26 - CLOSED
   January 1 - 2 - CLOSED


Tours of Villa Finale
Tickets sold at Villa Finale Carriage House.  Parking on King William and Sheridan Streets.

(Scroll down for upcoming closures)
Guided tours: 

Tuesday at 1:00pm & 2:30pm
Wednesday - Saturday at
10:00am & 2:30pm
$10.00 general; $7.50 seniors, students, military

Self-guided tours (first floor only):
Wednesday - Saturday 11:30am - 2:00pm
$7.50 general; $5.00 seniors, students, military

Grounds: Tuesday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday - Saturday 9:30am - 4:00pm

Note: All bags and cameras must be left in secured lockers at the Carriage House.

Space for GUIDED tours is limited.  Reservations are recommended for guided tours.
Call ahead (210) 223-9800 to reserve your guided tour.
Self-guided tours of Villa Finale's Grounds

Enjoy Villa Finale's beautiful landscape at your leisure.  Click here for more information and to download a free grounds brochure.

Visit the King William
Historic District!

Many visitors to San Antonio have called King William the city's "best kept secret."  Come take a walking tour of the neighborhood, shop, eat and relax ... there's something for everyone!  Click here for more.