List of museums in South Texas

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The list of museums in South Texas encompasses museums defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included. Also included are non-profit art galleries and exhibit spaces.

South Texas[edit]

South Texas is a region of the U.S. state of Texas that lies roughly south of and including San Antonio. The southern and western boundary is the Rio Grande, and to the east it is the Gulf of Mexico.

Counties included are Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, DeWitt, Dimmit, Duval, Edwards, Frio, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kenedy, Kinney, Kleberg, La Salle, Lavaca, Live Oak, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Nueces, Real, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Uvalde, Val Verde, Victoria, Webb, Willacy, Zapata, Zavala County, Texas.

Museums[edit]

South Texas museums
Museum name City County Type Summary/Refs
Art Center of Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Nueces Art Community art center with exhibit galleries[1]
Art Museum of South Texas Corpus Christi Nueces Art Affiliated with Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, focus of collection in on fine art and craft of the Americas with particular interest in Texas and surrounding states, including those in Mexico[2]
Aviation Museum at Garner Field Uvalde Uvalde Aviation Located at Garner Field[3][4]
Bay Education Center Rockport Aransas Natural history Ecology of the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve[5]
Beeville Art Museum Beeville Bee Art Located in the Esther Barnhart House, teaching museum, exhibitions featuring works of renowned artists and collections from museums, galleries and private collections[6]
Ben's Western Wear Hat Museum Cotulla La Salle Clothing Collection of Western hats[7]
Berclair Mansion Berclair Goliad Historic house Operated by the Beeville Art Association, 1930s mansion with art and antiques from around the world
Blackland Museum Taft San Patricio Local history [8][9]
Border Heritage Museum Laredo Webb Local history Operated by the Webb Webb County Heritage Foundation, also known as Villa Antigua Border Heritage Museum[10]
Briscoe Art & Antique Collection Uvalde Uvalde Art Located within First State Bank of Uvalde, collection of fine art and antiques collected by former Governor and Mrs. Dolph Briscoe[11]
Briscoe-Garner Museum Uvalde Uvalde Biographical Home of Vice President John Nance Garner, operated by the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History[12]
Brownsville Heritage Museum Brownsville Cameron Local history Part of the Brownsville Heritage Complex, features large textile collection, operated by the Brownsville Historical Association[13]
Brownsville Museum of Fine Art Brownsville Cameron Art [14]
Brush Country Museum Cotulla La Salle Local history Operated by the La Salle County Historical Commission, includes local arrowheads, relics from Fort Ewell, photos, household items[15]
Calhoun County Museum Port Lavaca Calhoun Local history Local history, natural history and maritime history[16]
Casa Ortiz Laredo Webb Historic house Operated by Texas A&M International University, mid 19th-century border/Mexican great house, open for tours[17]
Centennial House Corpus Christi Nueces Historic house Operated by the Corpus Christi Area Heritage Society, mid 19th-century house[18]
Children's Museum of Brownsville Brownsville Cameron Children's [19]
Children's Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent Victoria Victoria Children [20]
Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum Cuero DeWitt American West Ranching, the great cattle drives and the American cowboy[21]
Commemorative Air Force Rio Grande Valley Wing Museum Brownsville Cameron Military World War II history, vehicles and aircraft, branch of the Commemorative Air Force[22]
Cool Cats Toy Museum Corpus Christi Nueces Toy [23]
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History Corpus Christi Nueces Multiple Natural history, local history and culture
Costumes of the Americas Museum Brownsville Cameron Textile Textiles and garments of the native peoples of all the Americas[24]
Cuero Heritage Museum Cuero DeWitt Local history Includes collection of ceramic juice reamers[25]
DeWitt County Historical Museum Cuero DeWitt Historic house Victorian period Bates-Sheppard home, includes wildflower specimen displays, local history exhibits and a log cabin, contributing building NRHP Cuero Commercial Historic District[26]
Donna Hooks Fletcher Historical Museum Donna Hidalgo Local history Includes items of local history and an art gallery[27]
Duval County Historical Museum San Diego Duval Local history [28]
Edward Wolters Memorial Museum Shiner Lavaca Local history Exhibits include antique guns, a country store, dinosaur bones, embroidery and hand stitchery collections, dolls, musical instruments, antiques[29][30]
Eggleston House Museum Gonzales Gonzales Historic house 1840s period dog-run style cabin[31]
El Progreso Memorial Library Uvalde Uvalde Local history Public library, features the Weisman Museum of Southwest Texas[32]
Fiedler Memorial Museum at Texas Lutheran University Seguin Guadalupe Natural history Located in Langner Hall, includes rocks, minerals & fossils, New Guinea and Native American artifacts, resource center for earth science and geography, with outdoor rock garden[33][34]
Fort Duncan Museum Eagle Pass Maverick Military Exhibits of local and fort history and artifacts
Freddy Fender Museum San Benito Cameron Music Life of musician Freddy Fender[35]
Frio Pioneer Jail Museum Pearsall Frio Local history Includes local history displays, historic jail cells[36]
Fulton Mansion State Historic Site Fulton Aransas Historic house Restored Victorian mansion
Goliad Market House Museum Goliad Goliad Local history Exhibits include farming, ranching, local occupations, local life, Indian artifacts and tools, Texas Revolution, World War I and II uniforms and artifacts[37]
Goliad State Park and Historic Site Goliad Goliad History Restored Spanish Colonial era Mission of Nuestra Señora del Espíritu Santo de Zuñiga
Gonzales County Jail Museum Gonzales Gonzales Prison Includes Gonzales rebuilt gallows, original cells, sheriff’s and jailer’s quarters, exhibits on County law enforcement[38]
Gonzales Memorial Museum Gonzales Gonzales Local history Erected in 1936 as part of the Texas Centennial celebration, includes Eggleston Log House[39]
Gonzales Pioneer Village Living History Center Gonzales Gonzales Living history Mid-19th century pioneer village[40]
Grace Armantrout Museum George West Live Oak Local history [41]
Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum Harlingen Cameron Multiple Art and local history, formerly the Rio Grande Valley Museum, includes the museum, Lon C. Hill Home, Paso Real Stagecoach Inn, and Harlingen's first hospital[42]
Heritage Museum at Falfurrias, Texas Falfurrias Brooks Local history Frontier and pioneer heritage, includes a Texas Ranger room[43]
Heritage Park Corpus Christi Nueces Historic house Includes 9 Victorian homes[44]
Hidalgo Pumphouse Museum Hidalgo Hidalgo Technology Historic pumphouse with equipment, grounds part of the World Birding Center[45]
Historic Brownsville Museum Brownsville Cameron Local History Exhibits that interpret events from Brownsville's past, located in a former Southern Pacific Railroad depot[46]
Imaginarium of South Texas Laredo Webb Children's Hands-on activities and science exhibits[47]
International Museum of Art & Science McAllen Hidalgo Multiple Science, art, collections include North and South American art and folk art in all media, geological specimens
Iwo Jima Memorial Museum Harlingen Cameron Military Part of the Marine Military Academy, Battle of Iwo Jima souvenirs, photographs and memorabilia[48]
J.B. Wells House Museum Gonzales Gonzales Historic house Late 19th-century house[49][50]
John E. Conner Museum Kingsville Kleberg Multiple Part of Texas A&M University–Kingsville, natural and cultural history of South Texas[51]
K Space Contemporary Corpus Christi Nueces Art Art gallery[52]
Karnes County Museum Helena Karnes Local history Operated by the Karnes County Historical Society[53]
Kenedy Ranch Museum of South Texas Sarita Kenedy History History of Mifflin Kenedy and the Kenedy family and the economic development of South Texas in ranching, railroads, land development and oil[54]
King Ranch Museum Kingsville Kleberg Agriculture History of the King Ranch[55]
Kingsville Depot Museum Kingsville Kleberg Railroad Restored 1904 train depot with railroad and local history displays[56]
Kinney County Heritage Museum Brackettville Kinney Local history Operated by the Kinney County Historical Commission[57][58]
Landmark Inn State Historic Site Castroville Medina Historic house Historic mid 19th-century inn, museum and tours
La Paz County Historical Museum San Ygnacio La Paz Local history [59]
Laredo Center for the Arts Laredo Webb Art Visual and performing arts center[60]
Laughlin Heritage Foundation Museum Del Rio Val Verde Aviation History of Laughlin Air Force Base[61]
Lavaca Historical Museum Hallettsville Lavaca Local history Includes the South Central Texas Semi Pro Baseball Hall of Fame and the Texas State Championship High School Rodeo Hall of Fame[62][63]
Little Graceland Museum Los Fresnos Cameron Biographical Elvis Presley memorabilia[64][65]
Longhorn Museum Pleasanton Atascosa Local history Includes cowboy artifacts, longhorn and wild game mounts, general store display, and a depot, caboose and railroad artifacts[66]
Los Nogales Seguin Guadalupe Historic house 1849 adobe house, with several rescued historic buildings nearby
Market Square Research Center Brownsville Cameron Art Houses the collections and archives of the Brownsville Historical Association, features permanent exhibit of American Western art[67]
McAllen Heritage Center McAllen Hidalgo Local history Located inside the historic old McAllen Post Office[68]
McClanahan House Beeville Bee Historic house Mid 19th-century house, open first Sunday of every month, operated by the Bee County Historical Society[69][70]
McMullen County Historical Museum Tilden McMullen Local history Open by appointment[71]
McNamara-O'Conner House Victoria Victoria Historic house website, Victorian period house
NRHP Victoria County[20]
Medina County Museum Hondo Medina Local history Located in a former railroad depot[72][73]
Mercedes Doll Display Mercedes Hidalgo Doll Over 500 dolls information
Mission Historical Museum Mission Hidalgo Local history [74]
Mitchell Arrowhead Museum Rocksprings Edwards Archaeological Ancient Indian arrowheads and artifacts, located in the Rocksprings Home & Ranch Supply[75]
Mt. Olive Museum & Cultural Center Waelder Gonzales African American History of the Armstrong Colony, an early settlement of freed slaves near Flatonia[76]
Museum Foundation of Hebbronville Museum Hebbronville Jim Hogg Local history Located in a former jail[77]
Museums of Port Isabel Port Isabel Cameron Multiple Complex includes the Port Isabel Historic Museum with local history exhibits, the Treasures of the Gulf Museum with exhibits from 3 1554 Spanish shipwrecks, and the Point Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site[78]
Museum of South Texas History Edinburg Hidalgo Local history Originally the Hidalgo County Jail, history of the Rio Grande Valley, South Texas and Northern Mexico
Museum of the Coastal Bend Victoria Victoria Local history [20]
Nave, Royston, Memorial Victoria Victoria Art Works by Royston Nave and changing exhibits
NRHP Victoria County[20]
Old Fort Clark Guardhouse Museum Brackettville Kinney Military Fort history, local and pioneer history exhibits, displays from several African American military units, including the Black Seminole Scouts and the Buffalo Soldiers of the 24th and 25th U.S. Infantry
Orange Grove Area Museum Orange Grove Jim Wells Local history [79]
Otto Lawrence Children's Museum Edna Jackson Children's [80]
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Brownsville Cameron Military Visitor center features exhibits about the Battle of Palo Alto and the Mexican-American War
Pape's Nutcracker Museum Seguin Guadalupe Commodity Probably the world's largest collection of nutcrackers, free to visit, retail outlet for pecans, fruits, and treats[81]
Pioneer Flight Museum Kingsbury Guadalupe Aviation Aircraft, vehicles and artifacts from the beginning of flight to the early years of WWII[82]
Port Isabel Historical Museum Port Isabel Cameron Local history Features collection of Mexican artifacts from the U.S.-Mexican War[83]
Point Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site Port Isabel Cameron Lighthouse Mid 19th-century lighthouse open for climbing
Port Aransas Museum Port Aransas Nueces Local history [84]
Presidio La Bahía Goliad Goliad Military Restored fort, chapel and museum
Rancho El Colorado & Guerra Post Office Museum Guerra Jim Hogg Local history [85]
Refugio County Museum Refugio Refugio Local history [86]
Real County Historical Museum Leakey Real Local history Antique furniture, clothing, household items, farm and ranching tools and equipment[87]
Republic of the Rio Grande Museum Laredo Webb Local history 19th-century period rooms, history of the Republic of the Rio Grande, formerly Nuevo Santander Museum, operated by the Webb Webb County Heritage Foundation
Reuss Pharmacy Museum Cuero DeWitt Medical Historic pharmacy museum display in a working drugstore,[88] contributing building Cuero Commercial Historic District
Rockport Center for the Arts Rockport Aransas Art Arts center with exhibit galleries[89]
Roma Historical Museum Roma Starr Local history [90]
Sabinal Canyon Museum Utopia Uvalde Local history Includes pioneer farm implements, Indian artifacts, fossils and minerals[91]
San Benito History Museum San Benito Cameron Local history Operated by the San Benito Historical Society[92]
Sebastopol House State Historic Site Seguin Guadalupe Historic house Most outstanding example west of the Mississippi of early, experimental concrete technology. Built by slaves circa 1856, using "limecrete"
Seguin-Guadalupe County Heritage Museum Seguin Guadalupe Local history Featured display tells of the Wilson Brothers Pottery, the first successful business operated by freedmen after slavery was ended[93]
Selena Museum Corpus Christi Nueces Biographical Tejano music singer Selena[94]
Seminole Canyon State Park and Historic Site Comstock Val Verde Archaeology Interpretive center about the park's Native American pictographs, cave dwellings and history
Shooting Star Museum Devine Medina Transportation Vintage aircraft, historical aviation items, antique automobiles and early 20th century farming equipment and gasoline engines[73][95]
Sinton Texas Historical Museum Sinton San Patricio Local history [96]
Skidmore Historical Society Museum Skidmore Bee Local history [97]
Smitty's Juke Box Museum Pharr Hidalgo Music Collection of vintage jukeboxes[98]
South Texas Museum Alice Jim Wells Local History Recorded Texas Historic Landmark[99][100]
St. Joseph School Museum Panna Maria Karnes Local history Late 19th-century private Polish school, exhibits of early Polish settlers, artifacts used in the church, family photos[101]
State Association of Texas Pioneers Museum Gonzales Gonzales Local history Texas pioneer artifacts, an entire hand-crafted miniature town, early blacksmith and farming tools, history of barb wire[102]
Steinbach Haus Castroville Medina Historic house Relocated Alsatian house originally built in Wahlbach, France between 1618 and 1648[103]
Stillman House Museum Brownsville Cameron Historic house Part of the Brownsville Heritage Complex, late 19th century period house, operated by the Brownsville Historical Association[13]
Tejano Civil Rights Museum Corpus Christi Nueces History [104]
Tejano Roots Museum Alice Jim Wells Music Tejano music[105]
Texas A&M International University Art Galleries Laredo Webb Art Includes the Art Gallery located in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts[106] and the Helen Richter Watson Art Gallery in Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library[107]
Texas A & M University Corpus Christi Galleries Corpus Christi Nueces Art Weil Gallery on the first floor of the Center for the Arts, Islander Art Gallery is located in Hamlin Center[108]
Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center Seguin Guadalupe Agriculture Vintage equipment, plots of local crops, a heritage village of collected 19th and early 20th century rural buildings[109]
Texas Conjunto Music Museum San Benito Cameron Music History of regional cojunto music performers[110]
Texas Maritime Museum Rockport Aransas Maritime Themes include exploration and settlement, oil and gas exploration, commercial and sports fishing, boat and shipbuilding[111]
Texas Miniatures Museum Rocksprings Edwards Doll Open by appointment, private collection of dolls, dollhouses, dollhouse furnishings, and miniature accessories[112]
Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures Corpus Christi Nueces Art Art, artifacts and culture of Asia[113]
Texas Surf Museum Corpus Christi Nueces Sports [114]
Texana Museum Edna Jackson Local history Local cultural and natural history, includes exhibit on Karankawa Indians and their role in the La Salle Expeditions[115]
Third Coast Squadron Commemorative Air Force Museum Alice Jim Wells Military History of the 3rd Coast Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force[116]
Treasures of the Gulf Museum Port Isabel Cameron Maritime History and artifacts from three 1554 Spanish shipwrecks[83]
USS Lexington Corpus Christi Nueces Maritime WWII aircraft carrier museum ship
Washington's Birthday Celebration Association Museum Laredo Webb Art Costumes, history and memorabilia of the Washington's Birthday Celebration festival, located on the grounds of La Posada Hotel[117][118]
Whitehead Memorial Museum Del Rio Val Verde Local history Exhibits include folk art nativity display, doctor's office, military exhibit, 1870 period mercantile store/house, Black Seminole Scouts exhibit, Border Radio exhibit, graves of Roy Bean and his son, Sam
Wade House Memorial Museum Carrizo Springs Dimmit Archaeology At the Dimmit County Public Library, collection of Paleo-Indian projectile points[119]
Weslaco Museum Weslaco Hidalgo Local history [120]
Willacy County Historical Museum Raymondville Willacy Local history [121][122]
Wilson Pottery Museum Seguin Guadalupe Local history First freed slave pottery collection (planned museum)[123][124]
Yoakum Heritage Museum Yoakum DeWitt Local history History, culture and artifacts of Yoakum and the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroads[125]
Zapata County Museum of History Zapata Zapata Local history Exhibits include energy, native flora and fauna, military and religious artifacts, geology[126]
Zaragoza Birthplace State Historic Site Goliad Goliad Historic house Reconstructed early 19th-century adobe house where Ignacio Zaragoza was born

Defunct museums[edit]

Resources[edit]

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