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Museums and Historical Sites in the Rio Grande Valley
See Museums and Historical sites on a map
Bobz World is a Fun Filled Destination! located inside
Seven Seas ... 36451 Hwy 100 ... Los Fresnos, TX 78566
The Brownsville Museum of Fine Art strives to contribute to the art education and cultural enrichment of the community, exhibit works of art, arrange for and offer educational programs for children and adults, and encourage and develop the appreciation and advancement of art throughout the community.
Donna Hooks Flecther Historical Museum has memorabilia, photos and artifacts from the founding of Donna, TX. Vintage furniture, hand tools, farm and household articles, restored bar from early-day Blue Goose Saloon. Housed in historic American Legion Hall (oldest in nation)
318 S. Main - Donna 956-464-9989
Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum ... Our museum has three historical buildings on its grounds: the original home of Lon C. Hill, Harlingen's town founder; the Paso Real Stagecoach Inn, and Harlingen's first hospital. Also on the grounds is the Historical Museum, formerly the Air Police Squadron and Brig of the Harlingen Air Force Base.
2425 Boxwood ... Harlingen, TX, 78550 (956) 216-4301
Iwo Jima Monument and Museum
320 Iwo Jima Blvd. ... Harlingen, TX 78550 Phone: 956-423-6006
Museums of Port Isabel ... The Museums of Port Isabel is a complex consisting of three diverse facilities, the Port Isabel Historic Museum, the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, and the Point Isabel Lighthouse. All three are within walking distance of each other and are open year around to the public.
Museum of South Texas History ... As you visit our fascinating exhibits, you will discover the rich heritage and blended culture found in the
Rio Grande Valley between South Texas and Northeastern Mexico.
Nuevo Santander Gallery ... Fine Art - Antiques - Old West Collectibles
717 North Main Street ... McAllen, TX (956) 618-4959
The Museums of San Benito are located in the San Benito Community Building at 210 E. Heywood (Corner of North Reagan & East Heywood), and are open Thursday through Saturday from 10am - 4pm, or by special group arrangements by calling
956-399-9991 .. 956-399-6032 .. 956-245-1666 or 956-276-9588.
The Museums include the San Benito History Museum,
the Freddy Fender Museum and the Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Weslaco Museum ... Exhibits of Weslaco and Rio Grande Valley history. Next to the Weslaco Library at 515 South Kansas. Admission is free.
Commemorative Air Force Museum ... 955 South Minnesota Ave. ... Brownsville, Texas (956)541-8585
Visit our museum and take an exciting and educating tour through our Nation's WW-II history. Watch the events unfold, from the preludes to war in Asia and Europe to the fall of the Third Reich and the defeat of the Japanese Empire.