Phone: (956) 548-1313


641 E Madison St, Brownsville, , 78520

The Historic Brownsville Museum is located in the old Southern Pacific Depot building constructed 1928. A magnificent example of Spanish colonial revival architecture, the building is a Texas Historical Marker and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Historic Brownsville Museum opened in 1986 and houses a variety of exhibits that interpret events from Brownsville’s past. Exhibits include data from the earliest military fort in our area to the arrival of French teaching nuns to displays of agricultural and ranching tools & much more.


Fort Brown Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jan 8 @ 10:00 PM – Mar 30 @ 4:00 PM
Fort Brown Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
10:00 PM
Many themes in U.S. history pertain to the Fort Brown. These includes: the Mexican American War, The US Civil War, World War 1, yellow fever research, women in the military and Tejanos in the military.… Continue Reading Historic Brownsville Museum

Venue Specifications

If you are seeking a special venue with a historic ambiance, the Mary Yturria Education Center is the perfect setting. The Education center is adjacent to the museum. A quaint courtyard divides the two buildings. Able to accommodate up to 200 guests, the facility is available for rent to host meetings, private receptions or social events.

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