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Museum of South Texas History

Opens in 10 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A true Gem

A great introduction to South Texas History from dinosaurs to modern times with very detailed... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Andreas H
Harlingen, Texas
South Texas History

If you're a history buff this is a great little museum to visit. Great historical artifacts and... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Edinburg, Texas
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Prehistoric plants and animal fossils, native people and European colonization exhibits, and a steamboat replica are but a few of the fascinating displays to see at the Museum of South Texas History. This facility is ADA accessible.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
200 N Closner Blvd, Edinburg, TX 78541-3554
+1 956-383-6911
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

A great introduction to South Texas History from dinosaurs to modern times with very detailed exhibits proving a good feel for the different time periods visited. One should also inquire about special events like the recent Pedir Posada - Fiesta de Noche Buena. What a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PMorales13, Public Relations Manager at Museum of South Texas History, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Thank you for your feedback! We hope you will return to another event at the museum.

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

If you're a history buff this is a great little museum to visit. Great historical artifacts and stories to read about the Mexican influence in Texas. I'd highly recommend it. Though, right now with the current construction of the new court house there may be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting! The museum gives the visitors a very accurate description and picture of what South Texas looked like a couple of hundred years ago

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

It tells what past generations did so it could be what south Texas is today. It has lot of detail with actual samples of what people used and wore. It even has clothes to wear to take pictures of how people looked long time ago....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maria L
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Beautiful building in center of town. Some parking on premises but more across the street that is free. Inside is very well maintained. Displays start on the second floor which can be accessed by stairs or elevator. Nice timeline of settlement in south Texas. Staff...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

My wife and I visited this museum last week. There is a wide variety of artifacts that explain the history of Southern Texas. We learnt so much that it really surprised us. The jail exhibit is really interesting although the actual building is closed due...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank tazman572
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy a trip to this amazing museum. There is not a time I go and feel bored. The exhibits are amazing and full of history.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Real history of the valley - not whitewashed. Great exhibits, good store, very friendly staff. Information in Spanish and English.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

The atmoshpere was great and the people were nice. We went there on a whim and truly enjoyed the entire tour.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank L1556YProberta
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I'm so happy we decided to stop here. We went as soon as the doors opened. The staff was extremely friendly. The exhibits were huge and full of inflammation. Take time to sit and enjoy the short films throughout the museum. We learned a lot...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tracy G
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