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Address: 1308 S Main St, Del Rio, TX 78840-5998
Phone Number: +1 830-774-7568
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10:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Whitehead Memorial Museum was established in 1962 and remains the only...

The Whitehead Memorial Museum was established in 1962 and remains the only full time, public museum in Val Verde County, Texas. The mission of the Whitehead Memorial Museum is to preserve historical and tangible artifacts that reflect the early history, cultures, and economics of Del Rio and Val Verde County.

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Great Historical Gem

Visited and really enjoyed having a look around this little museum . Great guy at reception gave us info on Del Rio and the Museum. Kids will enjoy this place .

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Nelson, New Zealand
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68 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited and really enjoyed having a look around this little museum . Great guy at reception gave us info on Del Rio and the Museum. Kids will enjoy this place .

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Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the museum. I am so glad that you enjoyed what we have to offer! More 

willis
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133 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

very nice museum. layed out very well. cost is 4.00 for seniors. parking is on the street. the staff is very friendly ( Kelly).easy walking museum.

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Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the museum. I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit! More 

Del Rio, Texas
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68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The place is well done, they have a very good variety of historical objects, including Judge Roy Bean's grave. My grand children really enjoyed it.

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Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the museum. I am so glad that your grandchildren had a great time! More 

Del Rio, TX
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

My kids and I always enjoy a visit to the Whitehead Memorial Museum. There are many interactive exhibits that the kids love, and it's full of historical information. It isn't modern or in perfect condition, but it's worth a visit for sure.

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Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the museum. I am so glad that you enjoyed what we have to offer! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

First visit to this location. Attended my cousins reception, it was a lovely simple setting comfortable atmosphere and very enjoyable.

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Harlingen, Texas
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great little museum. Lots of exhibits that are informative about the area's history. Upon entering the main building, you're given the history of the main building and a summary of the outside exhibits. The tour is self guided but each exhibit gives adequate information and details.

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Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this review

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Goodrich, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

While on an RV trip around Texas, a friend, Trish Urban took us on a tour of Del Rio. One place was the Whitehead Memorial Museum which has a variety of items. It's about a city block with outdoor displays and many buildings to view items that are inside. We were amazed that you can get right up next to... More 

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Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the museum. I am so glad that you enjoyed what we have to offer! More 

San Antonio, Texas
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815 reviews
462 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

I visited the museum on a Thursday afternoon and got to explore the place by myself due to being the only visitor at the time. Wow, I enjoyed this museum complex! There was so much to see and set up perfectly to make it a fun adventure. The employees were such kind people too. The birds outside had to be... More 

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Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the museum. I am so glad that you enjoyed what we have to offer! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Very interesting. I always want to take the kids to different places when we travel. I was particularly interested in the Whitehead Memorial Museum because my dad really likes old cowboy and the old west memorabilia. Judge Roy Bean is buried here and I knew he would enjoy the visit. It was pretty warm and there were just enough spots... More 

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Michael D, Manager at Whitehead Memorial Museum, responded to this review

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atlanta, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Eclectic collection of collectibles. Lots of things to see with a very helpful and enthusiastic staff. Easy to find and worth a stop.

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