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Interesting museum!

1. A Must see if you are in Laredo and like history. 2. HOWEVER it is not worthy of a long... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
usroadrats
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Houston, Texas
Cool little museum with interesting history

Interesting historical building with info about the short lived Republic of the Rio Grande. Its... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2017
AC66
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 weeks ago
“Interesting museum!”
Jun 29, 2017
“Cool little museum with interesting history”
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The Republic of the Rio Grande(R) Museum is housed in one of Laredo's oldest structures located on San Agustin Plaza in downtown Laredo. The museum is a Mexican vernacular structure, constructed in 1830 with an 1860 addition. It was once the home of...more
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1005 Zaragoza St, Laredo, TX 78040-5940
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. A Must see if you are in Laredo and like history. 2. HOWEVER it is not worthy of a long drive to just see the museum it self. 3. Hours it is open are off and on! Close to a hour after the posted...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2017

Interesting historical building with info about the short lived Republic of the Rio Grande. Its easy to get in and out. Very inexpensive and only take about 30 minutes to see everything. Enjoyable for a quick visit and learn about something most people have never...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2017

A small museum with some great things to look at. $4.00 to go in but you have three small rooms to look at. I thought it was educational. I would recommend for smaller groups.

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Reviewed January 21, 2017

Learned a lot about Laredo and the Rio Grande history. Its a must go if you're in Laredo and appreciate history. Very small but cozy and the attendant is very friendly and courteous , little shop for memorabilia. Great location in Downtown Area.

Thank RJBAQ
Reviewed October 18, 2016

7 flags flew over Laredo-one for only 10 month. Seeking to duplicate Texas' independence from Mexico, 3 Rio grand provinces declared their's in 1836. They established Laredo as the capitol. Mexico took the area back by force, and Texas was unwilling to come to the...More

Thank stevieweavie2013
Reviewed September 15, 2016

There is nothing at eye level to tell you that you have arrived. But, if you look up, you'll see this itty bitty sign. What's presented here is good, but it needs more, a lot more. This "museum" falls into the category of " It's...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed May 25, 2016

The Republic of the Rio Grande Museum is set inside an ole home from the the early 1800s. It has many period artifacts set in the three rooms of the house.

Thank jdkilburn
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Small but very interesting. The museum houses items from early Laredo families. There are also pictures and it is housed at La Posada Hotel.

Thank Spidey102015
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

I drove all the way to Laredo from San Antonio to see the museum. Unfortunately there was a sign in the door stating that they would be right back. We walked around for a half hour waiting and they never did come back so we...More

1  Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

We were in Laredo for a family wedding and stayed at the La Posada Hotel. The museum is right next door. We arranged to take the historic tour of the San Augustine Plaza and surroundings. Our tour guide, Edwardo, did an amazing job. He is...More

1  Thank Dihanta
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