Part of the Republic of the Rio Grande Capitol Building is today a museum
Hacienda office at the Republic of the Rio Grande Capitol Building Museum
Kitchen of a period hacienda
Republic of the Rio Grande Capitol Building Museum is located in the downtown San Agustin Historical District in Laredo, Texas, USA, next to the historic La Posada Hotel, previously the site of the former Laredo High School. Once the Republic of the Rio Grandecapitol building, it now showcases memorabilia from the short-lived Republic of the Rio Grande and displays pictures, books, and furniture from the 19th century Laredo area. There are three restored rooms: an office and sitting area, a bedroom, and a kitchen. The museum offers guided tours for school age children and adults year-round. Because of this Republic, Laredo had flown seven flags instead of the traditional Six flags over Texas.