Old Clock Museum
Visit this incredible private collection of more than 1,000 clocks owned
by the Jim Shawn family, including many rare antiques.
Brownsville Historical Museum
A refurbished 1928 Southern Pacific Railroad depot is the setting for this museum, where you can learn about the first settlers in Brownsville, the military history of the area, and famous war heroes.
Port Isabel Historical Museums
Port Isabel Historical Museum and the new Treasures of the Gulf Museum are open to all visitors.
Raymondville Historical and Community Center
Local history, art, underwater artifacts from the coast, and natural history. Farm and Ranch Museum has cypress fence and gate through which stagecoaches; passed in 1866 from Corpus Christi to Brownsville. Open Wed. and Fri., from 2 to 5 p.m. Located at Harris and 7th Streets.
Rio Grande City/Roma
Rich in history, Rio Grande City and Roma are among the Valley's oldest communities. At Rio Grande City, visit the beautifully restored La Borde House; the former Fort Ringgold, now home to the Rio Grande City Independent School District; a replica of the Grotto of Lourdes in France.
Iwo Jima Memorial
Fashioned from a photo of U.S. Marines planting the flag on Iwo Jima, this was the original statue used to cast the more famous monument in Arlington, VA. It is located on the campus of Harlingen's Marine Military Academy.
Los Ebanos Ferry
The sole remaining hand drawn ferry in the U.S. across the Rio Grande connects the U.S. with Diaz Ordaz, Mexico, which lays a short drive from the river.
Tejano Walk of Fame
This Edinburg attraction honors the Tejano music stars whose South Texas music beat has captivated local, state, national and international audiences. At its unveiling in 1999, the Tejano Walk of Fame inducted five stars whose names were engraved in a marble star and placed in the walkway.
Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center
This Latino cultural arts center is named for the renowned Mexican accordion player known as the Father of ConjuntoÃ‘a popular form of Tex-Mex music. The center promotes Latino heritage through art, music, theater, film, dance and literary programs.