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Brownsville, Texas, USA

Attractions in Brownsville, Texas

Amusements

  • Chuck E. Cheese's
    2800 North Expressway, Brownsville, TX 78520
    956-547-8386, 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
    Located 5 Miles North of Downtown Brownsville
    956-541-2785, 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
    1150 Market Square, Brownsville, TX 78520
    956-546-4242, 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
    1325 East Washington Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    956-541-5560, 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
    660 East Ringgold Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    956-542-0941, 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
    501 East Ringgold Street, #5, Brownsville, TX 78520
    Dean Porter Park in the Mitte Cultural District
    956-548-9300, "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
    501 Ringgold Street, #5 Dean Porter Park, Brownsville, TX 78520
    The Mitte Cultural Education Center
    956-547-6890, 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
    641 East Madison Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    956-548-1313, 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
    1004 East 6th Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    956-541-1167, 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
    955 South Minnesota Avenue, Brownsville, TX 78521
    956-541-8585, 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
    1325 East Washington Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    956-541-5560, 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
    500 Ringgold Street, Brownsville, TX 78520
    956-546-2177, 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
    8435 Sabal Palm Road (Mailing Address), Brownsville, TX 78521
    Located off Southmost Road (FM 1419)
    956-541-8034, "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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