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Port Isabel Historical Museum

317 E Railroad Ave, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4107
+1 956-943-7602
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Learn about Texas

Had some trouble finding the place, but once there I enjoyed the visit. It has a nice overview of... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Henk E
Zwolle, The Netherlands
Nice collection and well-presented

A little hard to find from the parking lot but worth the effort. There a 3 museums in the small... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
Austin, Texas
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317 E Railroad Ave, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4107
+1 956-943-7602
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Had some trouble finding the place, but once there I enjoyed the visit. It has a nice overview of the Texas history. With a lot of interesting items not only about Texas but also about the history of the building.

Thank Henk E
Reviewed 29 October 2016

A little hard to find from the parking lot but worth the effort. There a 3 museums in the small area. Covers pre-historic to present day with good emphasis on Mexican-American War.

Thank den979
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We spent about 1-2 hours here. Most, if not all, of the interactive exhibits were not working. Quite a few artifacts but a lot of reading.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 8 July 2016

My family and I planned the Light House tour along with the other 2 museums! So much history on the port and the children loved learning about it all!

Thank DesThib
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very interesting ! ! I'm not much of a history buff but a throughly enjoyed going through it. Interesting artifacts & pictures of a battle between Mexico & US in 1846

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

This is a nice Lighthouse that you can go into and climb to the top. I believe it's the only one in Texas that allows you to do that. On some nights they actually play a movie on the side of the lighthouse. And the...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Well designed small museum organized by dates to give a glimpse of the history of the area. Inexpensive admission fee. Artifacts, maps and photos illuminate the various eras.

Thank BanaB
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

They did a great job for a small town museum. There's alot of untold national and local history. The treasure museum also has a kids play area.

Thank allen g
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We purchased the package which included the lighthouse and the 2 museums. We were surprised at everything the museum offered.

Thank Jeannette D
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This small museum is fun to visit once. There are lots of interesting photos from the past and stories from local people. Some of the stories are video or audio taped.

Thank NancyInOregon
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