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A gem!

We've been by here many times and stopped for the first time today. No admission charge...donation... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
dontlikesnow44
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Restores my faith in humanity

It's incredible how these people help the sea turtles and how much they care about what they are... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2015
Lorraine B
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Recommended museum that traces the dramatic history of southern Texas.
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1 Feb 2017
“A gem!”
29 Oct 2015
“Restores my faith in humanity”
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Harlingen, TX
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

We've been by here many times and stopped for the first time today. No admission charge...donation only. Behind the museum is a collection of a restored historical home, hospital, and inn. You can go inside and tour these at your leisure with a little brochure...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2015

It's incredible how these people help the sea turtles and how much they care about what they are doing. They really need support to help to carry on this important mission. The lecture was great, watching a volunteer feed "Gerry" was very interesting. Seeing the...More

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 30 April 2014

This makes a nice spot to learn of the history of the Rio Grande Valley. It is well worth a visit. Our guide was very informative, and had a great time telling us of the history of the area.

5  Thank Clarksvilleman
Reviewed 24 January 2014

We enjoyed our time at the Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum. The buildings were very well done and it was fun to wander through them at our own pace.

2  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 4 December 2013

My heading refers to the current exhibit which went on display tonight, a Christmas tree exhibit which runs logically until Christmas. Various art and other exhibits are displayed periodically throughout the year in the main building. The main purpose of the complex is to preserve...More

4  Thank oldjudge
Reviewed 11 December 2012

This museum is filled with treasures. The old buildings transported there are only a small part. The really interesting collection is in the big buildings in the rear. There are also temporary exhibits inside the front building. Some of them can be quite unique.

2  Thank kelliepoodle
Reviewed 26 November 2011

I love to check out museums in small towns to learn a little about the history of the area. This free (donations accepted) museum was one of the better ones I have been to during my travels. It has a few historical buildings you could...More

7  Thank PolepoleGirl
Reviewed 21 November 2010

We enjoyed the little museum... It's old and tired in a few of the exibit buildings. But it gives a nice historic review of the history of the area. Stop in and enjoy it.

5  Thank ernestoc94
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