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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

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.

EVENTS

 

4th  Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show

When: Saturday, June 15, 2019 – 6 to 8 pm

Where: Historic Brownsville Museum, Museum Parking Lot

On the corner of 6th  Street and E. Madison Street (Weather Permitting)

For more information call: 956-548-1313

Cost:  Free and open to the public.

In celebration of Father’s Day, BHA is hosting our 4th Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show. The event will 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.

 

June Historical Happy Hour: Summer Begins

When: Friday, June 21, 2019 – 5 to 7 pm

Where: Historic Brownsville Museum, 641 E. Madison Street

Cost: Free for BHA members, $5 if you RSVP and pay before the event, $10 at the door. Sorry no refunds.

Register today by calling: 956-548-1313

Come in from the hot sweltering heat and cool down with the B.H.A. Cold beer and fresh eats await you at the Museum.  Follow us on Facebook to receive more information and get a preview of featured beers. Thank you 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

info@brownsvillehistory.org

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