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Prehistoric plants and animal fossils, native people and European colonization exhibits, and a steamboat replica are but a few of the fascinating displays to see at the Museum of South Texas History. This facility is ADA accessible.
Lovely museum that presents the history of the Rio Grande Valley from geologic time to the present with a local perspective. It is easy to walk through the exhibits and flow through the events that have shaped this wonderful part of the world. The exhibits...More
This museum puts on several craft type fairs each year. This one was the southwest cooking and camping. They had a large number of things to see outside form pottery making to guns and cooking. There were places to eat the local stuff. Plus you...More
A great introduction to South Texas History from dinosaurs to modern times with very detailed exhibits proving a good feel for the different time periods visited. One should also inquire about special events like the recent Pedir Posada - Fiesta de Noche Buena. What a...More
Date of experience: December 2018
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If you're a history buff this is a great little museum to visit. Great historical artifacts and stories to read about the Mexican influence in Texas. I'd highly recommend it. Though, right now with the current construction of the new court house there may be...More
It tells what past generations did so it could be what south Texas is today. It has lot of detail with actual samples of what people used and wore. It even has clothes to wear to take pictures of how people looked long time ago....More
Beautiful building in center of town. Some parking on premises but more across the street that is free. Inside is very well maintained. Displays start on the second floor which can be accessed by stairs or elevator. Nice timeline of settlement in south Texas. Staff...More
My wife and I visited this museum last week. There is a wide variety of artifacts that explain the history of Southern Texas. We learnt so much that it really surprised us. The jail exhibit is really interesting although the actual building is closed due...More