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Interesting. Easy browsing....with a private guide too. Authentic recording studio of the times... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
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Interesting museum in small town

Having known this popular singer in the 60's and seeing his museum years after his death plus... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Maria L
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210 E Heywood St, San Benito, TX 78586-4635
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

The new space is great the volunteer there is very knowledgeable I learned a lot about history of the area Needs more advertising

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Interesting. Easy browsing....with a private guide too. Authentic recording studio of the times. Clothing from Freddy, etc.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Voyage586228
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The site is very interesting - lots of facts we never knew about Freddy. He was a very generous man. The cemetery is just east of San Benito. Enjoy

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank golfingrany
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Having known this popular singer in the 60's and seeing his museum years after his death plus other singers from the same era and all the accordians they used brings you back to the era that made them popular. Also his grave site in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maria L
Reviewed January 10, 2018

The museum is not just Freddy Fender, it contains information on Texas conjunto music performers. The lady showed 2 videos on Freddy performing and showed pictures. As we were leaving she informed us that a new museum is being built and should be open next...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Anna L P
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Very quaint museum with a lot of Freddy Fender memorabilia and a little South Texas history thrown in.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed September 19, 2016

If you like Tex-Mex music this is a must. Not just a Freddy Fender museum other artist are also here. Museum has plans for expansion so it can only get better.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank evjr57
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Excellent museum with a great story to tell about this iconic Texas legend. Thanks for a great tour!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ron956
Reviewed February 27, 2016

This is a community museum featuring the rich music traditions of the RGV. Certainly there is a section dedicated to Freddy Fender, but also many others who contributed to the TexMex music we enjoy today. As well, there is a section of the museum focussing...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank 10RogerTheLodger10
Reviewed October 23, 2015

There is lots of good displays, really good information about Freddie Fender. Brought back good memories of Freddie.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Mary F
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