Our Locations


The Brownsville Heritage Complex

Heritage Museum & Preservation Center

Brownsville Heritage Museum portrays visual images of the historical evolution of the city and surrounding regions from discovery and exploration up to the first half of the 20th Century.

Stillman House

Surrounded by a black metal fence, the Stillman House Museum is among the oldest surviving structures in Brownsville.  The house seen today is the result of additions made by the Trevino family during their time in the house.

Open Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-4PM, Closed Sundays, Mondays and major holidays

1325 E. Washington Street  |  Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.541.5560  |  F:  956.435.0028

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Market Square Research Center

In early 2009, Market Square was leased to the Brownsville Historical Association.  Thanks to the support of the Stillman Trust, Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation, and the City of Brownsville, Market Square became the home of BHA's collections and archives.

Available by appointment only,

Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-4PM.

1150 Market Square

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.546.4242

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Old City Cemetery Center

The mission of the Old City Cemetery Center is to advance lifelong learning opportunities about the history, genealogy and folk art customs of Brownsville. The Historic City Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic places.

Available by appointment only, Tuesday-Friday 10AM-4PM.

1004 E. Sixth Street

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.541.1167

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The Historic Alonso Building

The architecture of the Alonso Building is a prime example of the Creole influences that can be found through out downtown Brownsville.  From the tall ceilings to the lush courtyard, today the Alonso Building creates a breath-taking backdrop for exhibits, receptions and parties.

Available by appointment only,

Tuesday-Friday 10AM-4PM.

510 E. Saint Charles Street

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.554.4965

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Historic Brownsville Museum:

Mary Yturria Education Center

The Historic Brownsville Museum offers a venue perfect for any special occasion or event.  The Mary Yturria Center is the perfect venue for an intimate or large social gathering.  The floor to ceiling windows allow guests an enchanting view of the courtyard area overlooking Brownsville’s Old Southern Pacific Railroad Depot.


641 E Madison St.

Brownsville, TX 78520



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Admission Rates:

Free for BHA members:

$5 for Adults

$4 for Seniors

$2 for Students

For Membership:

Membership Categories:

Student: $5

Individual: $30

Couple: $40

Family of Four: $60

Additional $5 Ea.

Patron: $100

Heritage Circle (Individual): $250

Corporate Heritage Circle (Couple): $500


•  Free Admission to the Brownsville Heritage Complex

•  10% Discount on all items at La Tienda Gift Shop

•  Free Subscription to Quarterly Newsletter "BHA Banner"

•  Free or reduced Admission to workshops, programs, tours, and events

•  Advance mailings and E-mails on upcoming news and events

•  Sponsorship listing on the BHA Website (Patron or Higher)

•  10% Rental Discount on BHA locations (Patron or Higher)

•  One ticket to major BHA events (Heritage Individual)

•  Two tickets to major BHA events (Corporate or Heritage Couple)


*Membership fee is for one, twelve (12) month period from the date of enrollment.

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The Brownsville Heritage Complex  |  1325 E. Washington Street  |  Brownsville, Texas 78520  |  P: 956.541.5560  |  F: 956.435.0020