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Brownsville Museum of Fine Art

Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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King Tut Exhibit

I wasn't sure what to expect since this would be considered a small museum. I went on Wednesday... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2014
Lisa G
San Antonio, Texas
The best art museum in the valley

One of the best fine art museums in the valley if not the only. I went to see the egyptian exhibit... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
JonÁngel M
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  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
23 Jan 2018
“Beautiful building with pleasant artwork”
6 Jul 2017
“A waste of money.”
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660 E Ringgold St, Brownsville, TX 78520-7974
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Only one exhibit was open as the museum was installing two new exhibits, but the pictures we did get to see were very enjoyable, and the building is intriguing and lovely.

Thank Kathleen J
Reviewed 6 July 2017

What a disappointment. Maybe it was just the exhibit - which was pitiful itself, but to top it off, they had a children's camp going on and they were setting up chairs in the one small gallery they have. The museum is tiny - there...More

Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

One of the best fine art museums in the valley if not the only. I went to see the egyptian exhibit they had a few years back and it was breathtaking.

Thank JonÁngel M
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I never get tired of coming here. The staff has done a great job with previous exhibitions featuring art work or replicas from artists like frida kahlo, salvador dali and also exhibition themes focusing on the Egypt era, space (one of my favorite ones), wings....More

1  Thank 623amy
Reviewed 24 January 2016

It is a small museum filled with incredible jewels, Miro, Dali... As well as local/regional talented artists!!! Went to see a temporary exhibition of Oaxacan artist... IMPRESSIVE! A part that I was not expected was the five stars luch in a small little restaurant that...More

1  Thank MiryamED
Reviewed 6 February 2015

A traveling exhibit of artifacts and reproductions tell the wonderful story of King Tut. The exhibit started with a well produced film. This is a very fine museum for a smaller city.

1  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Very small museum and I was the only one there besides staff. Exhibit was on Space with a couple of Miro's and they also had some by Dali. Basically one floor with three spaces with limited art. The entrance fee was too high for what...More

1  Thank radmerm
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Beautiful art work! The paintings were colorful and extraordinary! It is open during Sat morning when the Farmers Market happens.

1  Thank 108Traveler108
Reviewed 2 December 2014

This is a great, little museum for fine art located in "little" Brownsville. The museum staff are friendly and knowledgeable and put forth a great series of exhibits. Many of the reviewers commenting on authentic vs real artifacts are spot on - however. But I...More

Thank RGVbirdwatcher
Reviewed 18 September 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect since this would be considered a small museum. I went on Wednesday evening. The museum is open until 8 pm on that day. Surprise- it's half off the entrance price. Surprise- I also happen to come on a day...More

3  Thank Lisa G
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