Phone: (956) 548-1313

Address:

641 E Madison St, Brownsville, Texas, 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.

 

Viva Charro Days! Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum
Jan 23 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 27 @ 4:00 PM
Viva Charro Days! Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Brownsville Charro Days festivities celebrate the cultural bonds between the Mexican and American sides of the Rio Grande. Take a stroll down memory lane and see the wonderful photographs and memorabilia of past Charro Days... Read more »
“Los Charros En El Cine Mexicano” Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum, Mary Yturria Education Center
Jan 30 @ 10:00 AM – Mar 3 @ 4:00 PM
“Los Charros En El Cine Mexicano” Exhibit @ Historic Brownsville Museum, Mary Yturria Education Center | Brownsville | Texas | United States
10:00 AM
Featuring Freddy Peralta’s personal collection, this special exhibition brings together some of the best cinema posters on Charro themes in Mexican cinematography. The exhibition allows us to view the historical evolution of this national emblem... Read more »
Mar 3 @ 11:00 AM
BHA 2018 Winter Walking Tours: Old City Cemetery @ Historic Brownsville Museum | Brownsville | Texas | United States
11:00 AM
Join us for the last winter walking tour. As you tour this historic landmark, the history of the city will reveal itself through the stories of the people who built it. The tour will be... Read more »

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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