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The McAllen Heritage Center

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The place to learn local history.

Stopped by on a Wednesday afternoon. The woman who was there was very friendly and helpful. She put... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tim R
via mobile
Nice way to learn about McAllen!

I arrived on March 2nd ready to learn more about this "little" Texas town. There were great... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 weeks ago
“The place to learn local history. ”
4 Mar 2018
“Nice way to learn about McAllen!”
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301 S Main St, McAllen, TX 78501-4806
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by on a Wednesday afternoon. The woman who was there was very friendly and helpful. She put on several videos and even brought out some books for me to look at.

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I arrived on March 2nd ready to learn more about this "little" Texas town. There were great artifacts and a movie that highlighted the first 100 years of the city. The staff were great and made me feel welcomed and were ready to answer questions....More

Thank randall1025
Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you wish to learn about McAllen and the local area this is the definitive place to go. Great visuals and always someone around to assist.

Thank walkos1
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a wonderful place to take visitors. It has everything that you need to know about how McAllen came to be. It is a wonderful historical dedication to those that built this town. I took my kids and visiting family and have been several...More

Thank Madzech
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Nice little place with a lot of pictures and videos of the old valley. I went with my kid, they enjoy seeing how the valley look like when I was a little girl.

Thank Mguar
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Enjoyed the many historical exhibits and murals in the museum. It's free of charge (although they do accept donations) and free parking back of the building. No food allowed and photographing anything requires approval.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Quick in and out ... nice displays, but seemed crowded. Easy access but parking can be a problem. There is parking across the street and on the street; but, Main Street in McAllen at the corner of Main and Hackberry is a major intersection and...More

1  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 18 January 2012

If you are a history buff head on down to this center. Very educational, tells many stories, and if you are a tourist that enjoys the historicle side of things then this is the place for you. My wife brought me here and I actually...More

5  Thank mateo b
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Veronica L
21 December 2016|
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No admission fee...hours: Wednesday-Friday 1-5pm, Saturday 11am-4pm... for more information go to their website, tripadvisor won't allow posting links...wonderful place to visit to learn about the history and culture of this... More