Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum, Harlingen

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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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  • Very nice place to visit. Good short film of the history of Harlingen and the challenges they faced. Four buildings from early years. The scariest for me was the hospital. Small gift shop, very...  more »
  • Nice museum of the RGV and particularly Harlingen. Several different rooms with exhibits, original buildings on the property to look at with stories of their history, a small gift shop with some neat....  more »
  • Beautiful facilities. Large chandeliers in the dining area, and building looks to be practically newly updated. Definitely a place where you could have a nice wedding reception
  • 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.

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