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Port Isabel Historical Museum

317 E Railroad Ave, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4107
+1 956-943-7602
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Something on a rainy day

They did a great job for a small town museum. There's alot of untold national and local history... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2016
allen g
via mobile
Great museums.

We purchased the package which included the lighthouse and the 2 museums. We were surprised at... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
Jeannette D
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Grand Island, NE
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  • Average18%
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317 E Railroad Ave, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4107
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+1 956-943-7602
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Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

They did a great job for a small town museum. There's alot of untold national and local history. The treasure museum also has a kids play area.

Thank allen g
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We purchased the package which included the lighthouse and the 2 museums. We were surprised at everything the museum offered.

Thank Jeannette D
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This small museum is fun to visit once. There are lots of interesting photos from the past and stories from local people. Some of the stories are video or audio taped.

Thank NancyInOregon
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This museum commemorates the history of the Port Isabel area. America, Mexican, and Texas history were also highlighted. We spent about 1 1/2 hours there. The interactive exhibits were not working.

Thank NhWishfultraveler
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Most people know about the Light House Museum in Port Isabel, but this museum must be the best kept secret in town. The Champion Building, built in 1899 as a dry goods store and residence by Charles Champion, is now a state-of-the-art facility that has...More

Thank jan g
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

If you enjoy history, you'll enjoy this gem of a museum. I was surprised by the amount of history that this area offered period. Things I never even knew. And I was taught TX History in school. The staff is very friendly.

Thank Wanda P
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

With the combined tickets for the Lighthouse and Treasure museum it's only a few bucks and a great way to learn about local history in an informative way. Plus it gives you time to get out of sun and cool off for a bit. We...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Beautiful and Breath Taking views. This was beautiful 50 years ago and it has been maintained quite well. The staff who work there are friendly, accommodating and helpful.

Thank George A
Reviewed 4 August 2015

It's amazing what a rich and storied past this area has- the museum does a great job of telling this through pictures and artifacts. Kids especially will enjoy the Treasures museum where they can dress up in costumes and act. Small and easy to see-...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We really enjoyed strolling around the museum and reading the exhibits. We were there on a weekday and it was not crowded at all. We could take our time and learn quite a bit about the local history.

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