Museums
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Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.

If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.
Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Brownsville Museum of Fine Art

660 E Ringgold St
Brownsville, TX 78520   Directions

(956) 542-0941

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Browse the works on display at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art. On your walk through the museum you'll see works by national and international artists, as well as student exhibitions. Visual arts include paintings, sculpture, tapestry, drawings, and various objects.

Children's Museum of Brownsville
Children's Museum of Brownsville

501 E Ringgold St
Brownsville, TX 78520   Directions

(956) 548-9300

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Show the kids a hands-on, fun learning experience at the Children's Museum of Brownsville. Exhibits and attractions like Under the Sea, Construction Zone, Dr. Bones Health Clinic, and Texas Farmhouse will keep the kids engaged during their journey through this imagination-oriented museum.

Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum
Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum

2425 Boxwood St
Harlingen, TX 78550   Directions

(956) 216-4901

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Texas has a history as big as the state itself, so it's no wonder that the city of Harlingen has a few pages for the history books as well. The Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum offers an exploration of the region's history and culture. The stories are told through rotating exhibits and attractions that feature historical objects, photos, and art.

International Museum of Art and Science
International Museum of Art and Science

1900 W Nolana Ave
McAllen, TX 78504   Directions

(956) 682-0123

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Enter a world of arts and sciences at the IMAS. The International Museum of Art and Science is home to unique exhibitions and attractions that feature artworks in many forms, and the various sciences found in nature. On your visit, be sure to let the kids explore the KidsZone for hands-on, educational fun.

McAllen Heritage Center
McAllen Heritage Center

301 S Main St
McAllen, TX 78501   Directions

(956) 687-1904

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Explore the history of The City of Palms at the McAllen Heritage Center. This museum offers an up-close look at the stories that helped shape McAllen. Discovering the city's history through hands-on activities, story telling, artifacts and exhibits at the MHC will prove to be an exciting educational experience.

Mission Historical Museum
Mission Historical Museum

900 Doherty Ave
Mission, TX 78572   Directions

(956) 580-8646

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Get ready for a history lesson at the Mission Historical Museum. The museum showcases artifacts and attractions like early maps, household items, historic costumes, tools, documents, and photographs, in exhibits that explain the colorful past of Mission, Texas. If you want to dig deeper into Texas history, explore the texts housed in the on site library.

Museum of South Texas History
Museum of South Texas History

200 N Closner Blvd
Edinburg, TX 78541   Directions

(956) 383-6911

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Immerse yourself in the culture and heritage of the southernmost part of the Lone Star State at the Museum of South Texas History. Check out the history and heritage outlined by exhibits and attractions, spanning from prehistoric times through the 20th century. Photographs, documents, books, maps and other artifacts help to illustrate the story of life in this region of the state.

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