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Museum of South Texas History


category : History
Founded as the Hildalgo County Historical Museum in 1967, exhibits cover the history of South Texas and Northeastern Mexico from prehistoric times up to 1900. All new permanent exhibits have been installed in the $2.5 million New Wing, starting with a sea dinosaur and a 14-foot skeleton of an ice-age mammoth. The museum also features exhibits on Coahuiltecan Indians, the Spanish exploration and colonization, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Steamboat era and more.


Hours: Tues. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. 1 - 5 p.m.
Address: 121 E. McIntyre
Phone: 956/383-6911

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sheriff's Posse Rodeo

Rodeo cowboys demonstrate calf roping, bull-riding, and Quarter Horse racing every Saturday evening at rodeo arena 2 miles south of Edinburg via U.S. 281; 0.5 mile west on Wisconsin Rd.;

Edinburg, TX Rodeos

International Racetrack Association

Drag racing every other Sat. Feb. - Nov. Nine miles north on U.S. 281;

Edinburg, TX Race Tracks

Edinburg Municipal Waterparks

Family fun at three-pool swimming facility featuring 125-foot figure-eight water slide, water basketball, sand-pit volleyball, barbecue grills, and picnic tables. Also Fountain Water Park at 22

Edinburg, TX Water Parks

Museum of South Texas History

Founded as the Hildalgo County Historical Museum in 1967, exhibits cover the history of South Texas and Northeastern Mexico from prehistoric times up to 1900. All new permanent exhibits have been installed in the $2.5 million New Wing, starting with a sea dinosaur and a 14

Edinburg, TX History

Edinburg Visitor Information Center

Housed in the renovated train depot built in 1927

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