The McAllen Centennial festivities in 2004 included a festival held at Archer Park in celebration of McAllen’s history. Due to it’s success, Centennial committee members began discussions towards developing a place for the community to enjoy learning about McAllen’s past. (MHC) was formed in early 2006 as a not-for-profit corporation for this purpose with a founding board comprised of a core of Centennial committee members.
Int. Museum of Arts & Sciences
Address: 1900 W Nolana Ave McAllen, TX
The mission of the International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) is to promote a deeper appreciation of the arts and sciences through its exhibitions, cultural events, and educational programs; and to preserve, expand, and display its permanent art and science collections.
Museum of South Texas History
Address: 200 N Closner Blvd Edinburg, TX
From mammoth bones to conjunto tunes, the Museum of South Texas History collects, preserves and exhibits material relating the distinctive history and heritage of the lower Rio Grande region, along with the adjoining regions of South Texas and Northeastern Mexico.
Address: 600 Sunset Dr, McAllen, TX
The urban sanctuary works to enrich people’s lives by sharing knowledge about birds, plants, and environmental stewardship in South Texas.
Quinta Mazatlan, cherished locally and recognized internationally, is a sanctuary connecting people to the history, beauty and wonder of our natural world.
Veteran War Memorial of Texas
Address: 3129 Galveston Ave, McAllen, TX
The mission of the Veterans War Memorial Foundation of Texas is to provide an educational, cultural, and historical facility to assist future generations, especially children, to learn about the sacrifices of those who died in the service of their country.