This museum is a 21st Century project of Brownsville Historical Association. The Brownsville Heritage Museum portrays visual images of the historical evolution of the city and surrounding regions from discovery and exploration up through the first half of the 20th Century. The Brownsville Heritage Museum was awarded the Texas Historical Commission's Award of Merit. The photographs, maps, costumes, relics and other artifacts provide a unique perspective on various aspects of Brownsville life, ranging from street scenes and education to transportation and ranching.
The Museum also has on display rare textiles from the vast permanent collection. The textile collection is one of the most extensive collections of everyday wear in South Texas. The Brownsville Heritage Museum hosts numerous presentations, musical performances, and book signings throughout the year.
Open Tue - Sat 10-4. Admission $4 Adult $2 Student $1 Children (12 and up).