Harlingen Arts and Heritage Museum, Harlingen

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum is a one of a kind museum in the Rio Grande Valley.

Our museum has three historical buildings on its grounds:

1) The original home of Lon C. Hill, Harlingen's town founder.

2) Harlingen's first hospital.

3) The Paso Real Stagecoach Inn .

Free Admission.

The main museum building features rotating arts and cultural exhibits
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  • Each year this museum has several Christmas tree decorated by different people from the valley. You get to see different cultures decorate their trees. It is a small museum but also has several...  more »
  • Very informational about the area! Original hospital, stagecoach depot, barns, farming equipment, & way of life in 1800's. They've added a new exhibit of Cheif Quanah Parker.  more »
  • Great place to learn about and experience Harlingen history. Today 06/22/19 they had a mosaic butterfly making class for children, an art exhibit, a historical calendar exhibit, and the original restored hospital, and others are great. Take your children, it's amazing how much has changed in only 100 years.
  • I brought my friend?Andrea and her?daughter Skya here today...hot outside but old buildings cool and "a different beautiful" as Andrea said. Mosaics and Butterfly Bonanza of kids' artwork. Wow.

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