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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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Historic AlonSo Building

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510 E. Saint Charles Street

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.554.4965

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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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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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market square EVENT HALL / research center

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1150 Market Square

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.546.4242

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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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Old city cemetery & Old city cemetery center

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1004 E. Sixth Street

Brownsville, Texas 78520

P: 956.548.1313

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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

Discover our History, Heritage & Cultural Arts

Time Travelers Camp

Discover Brownsville History!  Join us for three days of discovery!  July 24, 25, & 26, 2019

TIME TRAVELERS CAMP FLYER & REGISTRATION & RELEASE FORM

With 71 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

 

An Art Exhibit: Impressions from Brownsville

When: May 11, 2019 – July 27, 2019

Where: Heritage Museum, Vezzetti Room, 1325 E. Washington Street

Cost: Included with paid museum admission.

In honor of Preservation Month, Juan Velez, Historic Preservation Officer and BHA Board Member will exhibit a collection of art work featuring historic buildings of Brownsville.

 

Exhibit: Into the Wild West

A Collection Donated by Ben Edelstein

Historic Brownsville Museum

641 E. Madison Street

This exhibit is available to visitors with paid museum admission.

Featuring the work of Frederic Remington and Charles Russell, this exhibit was donated to the Association in 2009 by the late Mr. Ben Edelstein.  This unique collection includes sculptures and paintings depicting the Old West.

EVENTS

 

Historical Happy Hour: Summertime Daiquiris!

When: Friday, July 19, 2019

Time: 5pm- 7 pm

Where: Heritage Museum

1325 E. Washington Street

Cost: Free for BHA members.

$5 if you pay before the event, $10 at the door.

For more information call 956-548-1313

In honor of National Daiquiri Day, cool down with a delicious daiquiri!  Originally concocted in Cuba during the time of the Spanish-American War, the daiquiri has become a staple of pool-side parties and summertime cook outs.  We will also be featuring craft beer so check out our Facebook for announcements.  Attendees must be 21 years & older.  Special thanks to L&F Distributors for making this program possible.

 

BHA’s Time Travelers Camp

July 24, 25, & 26, 2019

9am-12 noon, Ages 8-12

The camp will take place a various BHA locations

$30 for all three days

BHA Member Discounted Price $25 (parent or legal guardian must be a member)

Call 956.548.1313 for more information.

Forms available on our website.

Day 1: Downtown Discovery Day

Explore historic downtown locations like the Market Square building and the Stillman House Museum.

Day 2: Battlefield Day

Learn about our local battlefields: Palo Alto, Resaca De La Palma and Fort Brown.

Day 3: Old Brownsville Day

Experience the Historic Brownsville Museum, the Old City Cemetery, and the Laureles Ranch House Museum.

Hours of Operation:

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

Sundays - Mondays: CLOSED

1325 E. Washington Street, Brownsville, Texas 78520

1 (956) 541-5560

info@brownsvillehistory.org

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