Housed in the restored Gonzalez-Montemayor home, a series of changing exhibits and educational seminars showcase the region's history, culture, industry and populations. Open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tue.–Sat. Admission charge. 810 Zaragoza St. 956/727-0977.
Established by the Army in 1848, the old guardhouse, chapel, warehouse, living quarters, infirmary, commander's house and commissary are now Laredo Community College facilities and housing. The original earthen fort is an educational institution and home to the Paso del Indio Trail. West End of W...
Park an RV or pitch a tent and then cook something up on one of the park's many barbecue pits. Four recreation halls and picnic pavilions invite gatherings for family fiestas. Fishing in the lake is great for largemouth bass. 956/725-3826. On Bob Bullock Loop (Loop 20), just north of U.S. 59. www...
This oasis offers a learning experience about plants and animals found in the Rio Grande Watershed. Includes four outdoor ponds, a planted area, a cactus garden, wildflower hill and two areas of South Texas brush plants. Open 8 a.m.–5 p.m. during the college's class days and 9 a.m.–noon Sat. Admi...
The planetarium offers shows for the entire family and operates a Digistar-3 system. Shows range from wild rides through stars and galaxies, to groovy trips through space, proving science can be fun. Show times: 6 and 7 p.m. Fri. and 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Sat. Admission charge. At Texas A&M Internation...
Galleries feature changing exhibits of works by local, national and international artists. Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Tue., Wed. and Fri.; 9 a.m.–8 p.m. Thu.; and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sat. 500 San Agustín. 956/725-1715.
Now a museum, the building once served as the capitol of the unsuccessful Republic of the Rio Grande. Displays guns, saddles and goods of frontier homes with an emphasis on the period of the Rio Grande Republic: 1839–41. Open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tue.–Sat. Admission charge. 1005 Zaragoza St. , just so...
Originally built in 1767, the present structure—the third on this site—dates from 1872. It was elevated to the rank of cathedral on Aug. 9, 2001. This is part of the Webb County Heritage Tour. On San Agustín Plaza in heart of the old Spanish section.
This is one of the 12 Texas Travel Information Centers operated by the Texas Department of Transportation for the convenience of the traveling public. Open daily 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and beginning the Friday before Memorial Day–Labor Day 8 a.m.–6 p.m. See Page 6 for more detailed information about servi...
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