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situated on Port Isabel is the Historic Lighthouse sits atop a grassy knoll overlooking the Bay. Free to tour, you're able to climb the stairs to the top where there's an outdoor roundabout walkway to see 360 views. On all our travels, it's always a...More
There is a lot of good information on this part of the country. However, I don't think they have updated the museum in years. They have very old--worn out--hard to see videos showing on 1990 model televisions. A bunch of the displays don't work either....More
My wife and I visited the PIHM, along with the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, around 11:45am on April 5th. These visits were part of the 3 site visit card we purchased at the visitors center near the base of the lighthouse. I thought both...More
This museum is obviously ran on a shoestring by very dedicated volunteers. Please tip generously. As a native Texan, I thought I knew a little about Texas history but was educated on the important events in South Texas. Figure a full hour to go thru...More
Had some trouble finding the place, but once there I enjoyed the visit. It has a nice overview of the Texas history. With a lot of interesting items not only about Texas but also about the history of the building.