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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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Great for the history buffs

This is great for those that are into history , tell alot about the area that I didn't know even... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Aquiles O
Stopped by but not open when we could make a visit

Looks good but they are not open Sunday or Monday, so we could not see it. I like closed on Sunday... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
New Braunfels, Texas
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317 E Railroad Ave, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4107
+1 956-943-7602
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is great for those that are into history , tell alot about the area that I didn't know even after having visited several times . beautiful artwork

Thank Aquiles O
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Looks good but they are not open Sunday or Monday, so we could not see it. I like closed on Sunday but for a musem in Port Isabel it may not be the wisest choice.

Thank DavidWarmke
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This museum is obviously ran on a shoestring by very dedicated volunteers. Please tip generously. As a native Texan, I thought I knew a little about Texas history but was educated on the important events in South Texas. Figure a full hour to go thru...More

1  Thank Dan L
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Had some trouble finding the place, but once there I enjoyed the visit. It has a nice overview of the Texas history. With a lot of interesting items not only about Texas but also about the history of the building.

Thank Henk E
Reviewed 28 October 2016

A little hard to find from the parking lot but worth the effort. There a 3 museums in the small area. Covers pre-historic to present day with good emphasis on Mexican-American War.

Thank den979
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We spent about 1-2 hours here. Most, if not all, of the interactive exhibits were not working. Quite a few artifacts but a lot of reading.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My family and I planned the Light House tour along with the other 2 museums! So much history on the port and the children loved learning about it all!

1  Thank DesThib
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very interesting ! ! I'm not much of a history buff but a throughly enjoyed going through it. Interesting artifacts & pictures of a battle between Mexico & US in 1846

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

This is a nice Lighthouse that you can go into and climb to the top. I believe it's the only one in Texas that allows you to do that. On some nights they actually play a movie on the side of the lighthouse. And the...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Well designed small museum organized by dates to give a glimpse of the history of the area. Inexpensive admission fee. Artifacts, maps and photos illuminate the various eras.

Thank BanaB
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