- Our list of the best things to do in Brownsville, Texas, features the top 58 nearby activities — including 24 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Brownsville, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 21 things to do within the city of Brownsville, TX , followed by 29 popular activities in nearby cities, including South Padre Island, Harlingen and Pueblo
The Historic Brownsville Museum is located within the former Southern Pacific Railroad Depot building. The museum is dedicated to the providing exhibits and information related to the history of Brownsville.
73% 11 votes
500 East Ringgold Street, Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
As a community theater, the Camille Lightner Playhouse produces Broadway shows performed primarily by local talent. The playhouse has been entertaining the local community for over 50 years and also provides theater education for local youth.
74% 19 votes
660 E. Ringgold St, Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
An idea born from a groups passion for art during the Great Depression, Brownsville Museum of Fine Art was founded to give visitors a place to appreciate art and history. The museum is a 17,000 square foot space that houses fine art painting, drawings, and sculptures of cultural significance.
71% 14 votes
South of TX State Highway 4, Brownsville, TX MoreLess Info
The Palmito Ranch Battlefield is a historical national landmark that marks the last of the major battles fought in the American Civil War. Views of the local prairies are featured as well as education on historic events.
Numerous retailers are located within the Sunrise Mall. Popular options include the Build-A-Bear Workshop, Marshall's, Bath & Body Works, American Eagle Outfitters, Kirkland's, and Perfumania in addition to the Cinemark 16 movie theater and several dining selections.
Visitors can enjoy biking, running, and walking along Historic Battlefield Trail, a 9 mile trail which connects to a variety of historic sites. Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park lies at the northern end of trail.
Oliveira Park is an outdoor park open to the public. Oliveira offers a skate park and a play area for children with special needs. Patrons can also sit and observe birds as previous bird watchers have sighted various colored parrots.
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5 Dean Porter Park, Brownsville, TX 78520 MoreLess Info
Specializing in Native American costumes, Costumes Of The Americans Museum features elaborate, historical pieces from Central and South America. The museum also features Spanish Colonial outfits like the Charro suits.