Birding maps and souvenirs are sold here. Open 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri. and 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.–Sun. Closed Sundays during summer and holidays. 650 F.M. 802. 956/546-3721 or 800/626-2639. www.brownsville.org.
Built in 1850 as Brownsville founder Charles Stillman's house, the museum collection features Brownsville from the Spanish arrival to modern times. The Heritage Resource Center offers local valley history. Open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tue.–Sat. Admission charge. 1305 E. Washington. 956/541-5560.
A trail map, available at the Brownsville Convention and Visitors Bureau, guides visitors through the original 3,000-acre town site. Historical structures have markers.
The museum's permanent collection includes works by N.C. Wyeth, Marc Chagall and James Whistler. The league has several annual exhibitions, including the International Art Show and the Student International Art Show. Open 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Tue.–Fri. 1834 Neale House is open 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Mo...
Honors veterans from the Civil War and the U.S.-Mexico War, founding families, members of the Free Masons and Hebrew community members. The Old City Cemetery Center has an interpretive exhibit on the cemetery and is open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tue.–Fri. The Brownsville Historical Association leads guided...
Offers interactive exhibits for children to learn and use their imaginations. Exhibits include learning about math and reading through role play, shopping at an H.E. Buddy Market and giving a live weather report. Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Tue.–Sat. and noon–4 p.m. Sun. Admission charge. 5 Dean Porter Pa...
Museum features memorabilia, equipment, video presentation and artifacts from World War II, plus fully operational vintage aircraft from WWII and the Korean Conflict. Gift shop and Crew Member Lounge. Open April–Sept. 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Mon.–Fri. and Oct.–March 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Mon.–Sat. CAF ...
Museum features rotating displays of native costumes of the Americas, information on historical and cultural points of interest in the Western Hemisphere, a research center for costumes, visiting exhibits and displays of costumes more than 100 years old. Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Tue.–Sat. and noon–4 p....
Fort Brown defended the border during the Mexican War. The hospital is now part of Texas Southmost College. The cavalry barracks, medical lab, guardhouse and morgue also remain. International Boulevard at May Street. www.utb.edu.
The park features animals living in open exhibits with natural flowing waterways. It has more than 360 species of animals, 43 of which are listed as endangered. The more than 200 plant species are comprised of tropical and Neotropical plants. All facilities are accessible by wheelchair. Open at 9...
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