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Heritage Museum

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1325 E. Washington Street

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.541.5560  |  F: 956.435.0028

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Stillman house MUSEUM

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1325 E. Washington Street

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.541.5560  |  F: 956.435.0028

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market square EVENT HALL / research center

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625 East 12th St.

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.546.4242

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COSTUMES OF THE AMERICAS MUSEUM

COMING FALL 2021

1004 E. Sixth Street

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.547.6890

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Historic AlonSo Building

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510 E. Saint Charles Street

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.554.4965

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Historic brownsville museum & Mary Yturria Education Center

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641 E Madison Street

Brownsville, TX 78520

P: 956.548.1313

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Historic Laureles

Ranch house Museum

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1501 East 7th Street

Brownsville, TX 78520

P: 956.372.1515

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Admission Rates

Historic Brownsville Museum or Heritage Museum and Stillman House Museum:

Adults

Seniors

Students

Children Under 6

Members

BISD Students & Teachers

Military

$6.00

$4.00

$2.00

Free

Free

Free

Free

Day Pass

Day Pass to the Historic Brownsville Museum, Heritage Museum, and Stillman House Museum:

Adults

Seniors

Students

$10.00

$  6.00

$  3.00

Costumes of the Americas Museum Coming Fall 2021

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With 73 years of service, the BHA is dedicated to serving the local community and creating opportunities for every resident to learn about, participate with, and come to an appreciation of the connection between our history and cultural art.   We are able to serve the community through our various museums that cover nearly every aspect of Brownsville and the Rio Grande Valley's history and culture.

 

The mission of the Brownsville Historical Association is to preserve, educate, and promote the history, heritage, and cultural arts of Brownsville, Texas and its environs through exhibitions, educational programs, publications, cultural events, and archival collections. The vision of BHA is to improve the quality of life for all residents of Brownsville, Texas and its environs by providing life-long learning experiences about the history, cultural arts, and heritage of the region, and to continue to attract tourism to the heart of Historic Downtown Brownsville.

 

The Brownsville Historical Association serves the community through nine unique locations and numerous programs throughout the year. We encourage you to consider becoming a member of the BHA to take advantage of everything we have to offer.  For more information, feel free to contact the Brownsville Historical Association during business hours.

EXHIBITS

 

In DETAIL: Architectural Drawings of Robert Velten (Exhibit)

When: May 4, 2021 to July 31, 2021

Where: Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room

1325 E. Washington Street

Cost: Included with paid museum admission.

 

In honor of Preservation Month, the Brownsville Historical Association will exhibit a collection of architectural drawings by local architect Robert Velten. Learn about Velten and the various buildings he designed, including some notable structures in Brownsville that still stand today.

EVENTS

 

Father’s Day Classic Car Show/Lunada

When: Saturday, June 19, 2021

Time: 6PM-10PM

Where: Linear Park

For more information call: 956-548-1313

Cost:  Free and open to the public.

 

In celebration of Father's Day, the BHA is excited to partner with the City of Brownsville’s Parks and Recreation Department with our Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show. This year the event will take place with the “Lunada” in Linear Park. Food vendors, arts and crafts shopping and an outdoor movie are all part of the fun!  The event will also feature classic cars, antique hot rods, muscle cars and convertibles. This will be fun for the whole family and a great way spend time with Dad. More details to follow; visit us on social media for updates.

 

Brownsville Trivia Night

When: Friday, June 25, 2021

Time: 5:30 to 7:30pm

Where: Historic Brownsville Museum, 641 E. Madison Street

Cost: Individual tickets are $15 for members & $20 for non-members.

Or $10 per person in a team with membership and $15 per person in a team for non-members. Teams are 2 or more people but limited to 6 people per team.

Sorry, no refunds.

For more information please call: 956-548-1313.

 

Join us for our first ever Brownsville Trivia Night! Face off with others on a variety of Brownsville related subjects from current events to early Brownsville History. Join a team or bring your own team of up to six people. Follow us on Facebook to receive more information and get a preview of featured beers and wine. Event is open to those age 21 years old and over. Thank you to L&F Distributors for making this program possible.

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Sundays - Mondays: CLOSED

1325 E. Washington Street, Brownsville, Texas 78520

1 (956) 541-5560

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