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Whitehead Memorial Museum

1308 South Main Street, Del Rio, TX 78840-5998
+1 830-774-7568
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Another treasure hidden away.

This museum has a little of everything. The links to Judge Roy Bean are important as is the Native... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BDoug53
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Corinth, Mississippi
Saturday Morning Fun

We went to the Saturday Market at the Whitehead Museum. It was outside, with tables selling... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
PurplePaloma
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Texas
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The Whitehead Memorial Museum was established in 1962 and remains the only full time, public museum in Val Verde County, Texas. The mission of the Whitehead Memorial Museum is to preserve historical and tangible artifacts that reflect the early history, cultures, and economics of Del Rio and Val Verde County.
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  • Very good48%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1308 South Main Street, Del Rio, TX 78840-5998
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+1 830-774-7568
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has a little of everything. The links to Judge Roy Bean are important as is the Native American displays (possibly one of the treasures of the museum). The City of Del Rio needs to build this place up and improve the facility and...More

Thank BDoug53
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We went to the Saturday Market at the Whitehead Museum. It was outside, with tables selling various things stationed around. There was also a station for dog adoptions. The food being sold looked appealing. It was very pleasant, and I would recommend it. Entrance is...More

Thank PurplePaloma
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great place to have a function. The staff is very friendly and helpful and it is nestled in the historical Downtown Del Rio Tx. Thank you to Rose Jones and her family for all the great donations.

Thank bufgirls
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My husband, son and I visited this museum without any real expectations and were wonderfully surprised! It has a huge assortment of historic artifacts on an amazing variety of subjects! We spent about 2 hours there and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It was easy to find,...More

Thank Lori V
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Whitehead museum is very nice, lots of information when you take the tour. Lots of interesting history.

Thank taters55
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Whitehead has an eclectic collection of history to include an early 1900's Fire truck, Judge Roy Beans saloon and courthouse and the man himself and his son are buried there, too! There are military uniforms, rich historical facts about the area and the participants of...More

Thank Mark Z
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We went here specifically for the grave of Judge Roy Bean, but there is a lot to see here. There are multiple building with different themes, such as an old Dr's office, farming equipment display, a couple of talking parakeets etc. It is a neat...More

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Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for visiting the museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 17 March 2017

This little museum is a nice visit. Several artifacts along with the grave of Judge Roy Bean. You can spend at least an hour browsing.

Thank Tim L
Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for visiting the museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 15 March 2017

To be honest, this is a gem of a museum. Probably half the people who live here don't even know it exists, and most of the other half have never been. They are missing a treat. It focuses heavily on local history, but keep in...More

Thank Eric-from-TX
Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for visiting the museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We've been to the Whitehead Museum on more than one occassion for regular visits and during some of the cities' events. I have to say I almost do not understand the existence of this museum. I know it is a historical place and has its...More

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