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Very informational about the area! Original hospital, stagecoach depot, barns, farming equipment... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
RedneckTexan
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Harlingen, Texas
A gem!

We've been by here many times and stopped for the first time today. No admission charge...donation... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2017
dontlikesnow44
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Jun 22, 2018
“Great useum”
Feb 1, 2017
“A gem!”
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Very informational about the area! Original hospital, stagecoach depot, barns, farming equipment, & way of life in 1800's. They've added a new exhibit of Cheif Quanah Parker.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

We've been by here many times and stopped for the first time today. No admission charge...donation only. Behind the museum is a collection of a restored historical home, hospital, and inn. You can go inside and tour these at your leisure with a little brochure...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank dontlikesnow44
Reviewed October 29, 2015

It's incredible how these people help the sea turtles and how much they care about what they are doing. They really need support to help to carry on this important mission. The lecture was great, watching a volunteer feed "Gerry" was very interesting. Seeing the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed April 30, 2014

This makes a nice spot to learn of the history of the Rio Grande Valley. It is well worth a visit. Our guide was very informative, and had a great time telling us of the history of the area.

Date of experience: April 2014
6  Thank Clarksvilleman
Reviewed January 23, 2014

We enjoyed our time at the Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum. The buildings were very well done and it was fun to wander through them at our own pace.

Date of experience: January 2014
3  Thank kathyk578
Reviewed December 3, 2013

My heading refers to the current exhibit which went on display tonight, a Christmas tree exhibit which runs logically until Christmas. Various art and other exhibits are displayed periodically throughout the year in the main building. The main purpose of the complex is to preserve...More

Date of experience: December 2013
4  Thank oldjudge
Reviewed December 11, 2012

This museum is filled with treasures. The old buildings transported there are only a small part. The really interesting collection is in the big buildings in the rear. There are also temporary exhibits inside the front building. Some of them can be quite unique.

Date of experience: March 2012
3  Thank kelliepoodle
Reviewed November 26, 2011

I love to check out museums in small towns to learn a little about the history of the area. This free (donations accepted) museum was one of the better ones I have been to during my travels. It has a few historical buildings you could...More

Date of experience: November 2011
8  Thank PolepoleGirl
Reviewed November 21, 2010

We enjoyed the little museum... It's old and tired in a few of the exibit buildings. But it gives a nice historic review of the history of the area. Stop in and enjoy it.

6  Thank ernestoc94
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