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The Heritage Museum at Falfurrias, Texas 

 
The Heritage Museum, located right along the famous Chilsom Trail and the Texas Tropical Trail of Texas, is dedicated to the preservation of a frontier heritage in artifacts, relics, records, pictures, maps and personal papers of the early pioneer settlers whose deeds and adventures are so much a part of Texas History. The museum is governed by a Board of Directors. It is supported by donations and subsidized by the City of Falfurrias.
 
The museum is open and free to the public
Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Private tours by appoinment.
Phone (361) 325-2907.
415 N. St Mary's
Falfurrias, Texas


Visit The Falfurrias Heritage Museum Website

 

Displays & Exhibits

 
  • Legend of Falfurrias Name
  • Jose M. "Chema" Alaniz Display
  • Sulema B. Garza Display
  • Don Pedro Jaramillo Display
  • Bow & Arrowhead Collection
  • Chuckwagon Replica
  • Pioneer Settlers
  • Early Schools
  • Saddles
  • Cattle Brands
  • Early Hats Collection
  • Antique Appliances
  • Antique Cameras
  • Antique Office Equipment
  • Victorian Phonograph
  • J. A. Brooks
  • Lasater Legacy
  • E. R. Rachal
 

Military Exhibits

 
  • Artifacts from Foreign Wars
  • Mora Brothers Portrait
  • Palacios Brothers Portrait
  • Yrineo Peña's War Memorabilia
  • Early Aviator - Fidel Vela
 

The Carol Dryden Collection

 
The Carol Dryden Collection of approximately 99,000 photo negatives are accessible for public viewing and photo reprints can be obtained for a minimal fee. This collection includes photos of persons and places from Falfurrias, Premont, Encino, Benavides, and Hebbronville, Texas.