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Stillman House Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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History nicely presented

On our recent trip to the Rio Grande Valley, we thought that knowing more about local history would... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Len L
Westlake, Ohio
A Friendly museum run by the local Historical Association

The two buildings which make-up this museum are well worth a visit. One is a residence... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our recent trip to the Rio Grande Valley, we thought that knowing more about local history would add to our experience. Located in the center of "Old" Brownsville, the museum served our needs well. Though small in size, it's well designed to provide an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Len L
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The two buildings which make-up this museum are well worth a visit. One is a residence authentically furnished and easily understood from the brief explanations at the entry to each room. the second building covers the history of the area which is fascinating if nothing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

The Stillman House is a smaller part of the main history museum. We never heard of Stillman before attending an outstanding lecture on him elsewhere, so seeing his house meant more to us. Some of the material in the exhibits was a bit too introductory...More

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank Kathleen J
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Stillman House. The museum is interesting and informative. Lots of local history in Brownsville. There's an automobile in the museum that's one of a kind. The Stillman House is separate from the museum but included with the $5.00...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

Inexpensive, nicely laid out, interesting exhibits and friendly staff. Good to visit on hot day in Brownsville. Visit UTRGV and Texas Southmost College campus in the morning and visit here in afternoon.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 28, 2017

Wow, the entrepreneurship in the early days of this area. How businessmen like Stillman worked & profited by the US & Mexico during the many different wars & revolutions. If you're interested in the history of the RGV this is a "must see"

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank OurWanderingCasa
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Had a rainy day with time to kill so stopped by the museum. Interesting place full of antiques and learned all about the early history of Brownsville.

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank ihurleyorchids
Reviewed December 22, 2016

A very good museum to learn about Brownsville and south Texas border history. I thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits and information provide about local history.

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank SFF727
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Great historical overview of the region, especially in regards to the founding families and the growth of Brownsville and Matamoros. It was fascinating to see how fluidly development occurred on both sides of the border and how intricately tied together these two cities' pasts, and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

Two museums. One is about Brownsville history very informative and interactive you can do crosswords, puzzles, and you can dressed up and take pictures. The other is the Stillman House and is like you go back in time as you enter the house even the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Selena P
September 6, 2017|
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I think so but it is cheap. Less than $10 I think n