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  • Chuck E. Cheese's 956-547-8386
    2800 North Expressway, Brownsville, TX 78520
    Video games, high-tech simulator rides, the Skytubes attraction, kiddie rides, pizza, and more. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Palmito Ranch Battlefield Historic Landmark
    NE Corner of the Intersection of FM 1847 & FM 511, Brownsville, TX 78526
    Located 5 Miles North of Brownsville
    The site of the last land battle of the Civil War took place here May 12 & 13, 1865. Palmito Ranch Battlefield is situated among a barren stretch of coastal plain,... more info  map

  • Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park 956-541-2785
    Located 5 Miles North of Downtown Brownsville
    Located at the northeast corner of the intersection of FM 1847 (Paredes Line Road) and FM 511/FM 550, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park preserves the site... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Market Square 956-546-4242
    1150 Market Square, Brownsville, TX 78520
    Its collections include fine art, historical costumes, furniture, sculpture, and the extensive Backal art collection. Artists featured include Frederic Remington,... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Brownsville Heritage Museum 956-541-5560
    1325 East Washington Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    Brownsville Heritage Museum's collection of photographs, maps, costumes, and artifacts "provide a unique perspective on various aspects of Brownsville life, ranging from... more info

  • Brownsville Museum of Fine Art 956-542-0941
    660 East Ringgold Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    Its collection includes over 500 fine art paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures and photographs of regional, national and international significance, including works... more info  map

  • Children's Museum of Brownsville 956-548-9300
    501 East Ringgold Street, #5, Brownsville, TX 78520
    Dean Porter Park in the Mitte Cultural District
    "The Children's Museum of Brownsville offers hands-on creative and interactive exhibits, workshops, and special events to children and families of the Rio Grande Valley." more info  map

  • Costumes of the Americas Museum 956-547-6890
    501 Ringgold Street, #5 Dean Porter Park, Brownsville, TX 78520
    The Mitte Cultural Education Center
    Houses "one of the largest collections of authentic North, Central and South American indigenous clothing and accessories in the world." more info

  • Historic Brownsville Museum 956-548-1313
    641 East Madison Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    Housed in the circa 1928, Spanish Colonial Revival-style Old Southern Pacific Railroad Depot that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Historic... more info  map

  • Old City Cemetery Center, The 956-541-1167
    1004 East 6th Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    The Old City Cemetery Center's mission is "to advance lifelong learning opportunities about the history, architecture, art, genealogy, and folk art customs of the... more info

  • RGV Wing's Barnstormers Museum 956-541-8585
    955 South Minnesota Avenue, Brownsville, TX 78521
    Contains memorabilia, artifacts, and photographs relating to the war in Asia and Europe, the fall of the Third Reich, defeat of the Japanese Empire, and more. more info

  • Stillman House Museum 956-541-5560
    1325 East Washington Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    The restored Stillman House Museum is one the oldest surviving structures in Brownsville. It features original windows, shutters, and doors. more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Gladys Porter Zoo 956-546-2177
    500 Ringgold Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    Known for its successes in breeding endangered species of wildlife, the Gladys Porter Zoo is a visitor-oriented zoological and botanical park that includes more than 25... more info  map

  • Sabal Palm Sanctuary 956-541-8034
    8435 Sabal Palm Road (Mailing Address), Brownsville, TX 78521
    Located off Southmost Road (FM 1419)
    "Dedicated to instilling a shared appreciation and sense of stewardship for the natural world through hands-on nature education, citizen science and preservation," the... more info  map


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