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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

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

NO EXHIBITS AT THIS TIME.

EVENTS

Winter Walking Tour: Mitte Cultural District

When: Friday, January 28, 2022

Time: 11 a.m.

Where: Meet at the Historic Brownsville Museum, 641 E. Madison Street

Cost: $10 for BHA members and $15 for non-members. Sorry, no refunds. Rain or shine.

RSVP by calling: (956) 548-1313

 

BHA Board Member, Dr. Anthony Knopp, will be your guide as you tour the Mitte Cultural District. Tour is limited to 25 people, so please call to reserve your spot.

 

BHA Annual Members Meeting

When: Saturday, January 29, 2022

Time: 12 noon

Where: Historic Brownsville Museum, Mary Yturria Education Center, 641 E. Madison Street

For more information call: (956) 548-1313

 

Current members of the BHA are invited to attend the Annual Members Meeting

 

Winter Walking Tour: Old City Cemetery

When: Saturday, February 5, 2022

Time: 11 a.m.

Where: Meet at the Historic Brownsville Museum

641 E. Madison Street

Cost:$10 for BHA members and $15 for non-members. Sorry, no refunds. Rain or shine.

RSVP by calling: (956) 548-1313

 

BHA Board Member, Dr. Anthony Knopp, will be your guide as you tour this historic landmark. The history of the city will reveal itself through the stories of the people who built it as we explore the lives of those buried in the Old City Cemetery. Tour is limited to 25 people, so please call to reserve your spot.

 

Winter Walking Tour: St. Charles District

When: Friday, February 18, 2022

Time: 11 a.m.

Where: Meet at the Historic Brownsville Museum, 641 E. Madison Street

Cost:$10 for BHA members and $15 for non-members. Sorry, no refunds. Rain or shine.

RSVP by calling: (956) 548-1313

 

Led by Dr. Anthony Knopp, visitors will explore one of the most historic neighborhoods in Brownsville. Come see the variety of architectural styles that residents and business owners adopted throughout the years, and join us for a visit to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Tour is limited to 25 people.

 

Historical Happy Hour: Viva Charro Days!

When: Friday, February 18, 2022

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Historic Brownsville Museum, 641 E. Madison Street

Cost: Free for BHA members, $10 when you RSVP, $15 at the door. Sorry, no refunds.

RSVP by calling: (956) 548-1313

 

Come celebrate with the BHA as we kick off Charro Days at the Historic Brownsville Museum! Event is open to those aged 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

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Sundays - Mondays: CLOSED

1325 E. Washington Street, Brownsville, Texas 78520

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