Discover The Mitte Cultural District of Brownsville in South Texas. Just take the 6th Street Exit to explore a must visit area rich in culture and history. The Mitte Cultural District includes many wonderful attractions. It’s walk-able entertainment for the whole family. You’re sure to have fun on a memorable adventure and become familiar with a genuine hospitality unique to Brownsville.
The Gladys Porter Zoo is one of the top zoos in the country. Visitors see and learn about many of the world’s most amazing animals and their natural habitats. New features include a Giraffe feeding experience and the Russell Aquatic Ecology Center with a stingray touch tank.
Dean Porter Park is situated on 25 beautiful acres with a walking and fitness trail, 13 free picnic cabanas, the Sam’s Memorial Pool and a splash pad for kids.
The park is also home to the Ringgold Civic Pavilion that is available for special events. During the Christmas season, a timeless Holiday Village showcases quaint little cottages, decorated inside and out.
The Camille Playhouse brings Broadway and exciting live theatre to Brownsville. It’s one of the busiest and most respected theaters in South Texas.
The Children’s Museum of Brownsville is the only one of its kind in South Texas. It offers an educational environment conducive to play, discovery and imagination. They’re destined to have fun while visiting this magical place.
You’ll also find The Costumes of the America’s Museum featuring a changing collection of the native dress of almost every country in the Western Hemisphere.
Down the block you’ll find a Historic Battlefield Trail and Southern Pacific Linear Park, home to the local Farmer’s Market and the unique Brownsville Museum of Fine Art which is full of regional, national and international photographs, drawings, paintings and a sculpture garden.
Stop by the big fountain at Washington Park and make a wish. The popular Sombrero Festival is held here annually. 2min 05secs
The Old City Cemetery, established in 1853, is an outstanding historical landmark. Visit today for a friendly ghost tour.
See Spanish Colonial architecture at the Historic Brownsville Museum where one exhibit is an 1871 Baldwin wood-burning, narrow gauge railroad locomotive, the last one in the world of its kind.
The Mitte Cultural District has something for everyone. Head to Brownsville, take the 6th street exit. You’ll love all you CAN See and Do!