Museums & Attractions
Gladys Porter Zoo
With 28 acres of lush tropical plants and some 1,600 animals, the Gladys Porter Zoo is known for its successes in breeding endangered species of wildlife.
Camille Playhouse was created to stimulate interest in theatre by the presentation of plays and the development and application of the arts.
Children's Museum of Brownsville
Discover, learn and imagine! The museum offers hands-on creative and interactive exhibits, workshops and special events to children & families of the RGV.
Costumes of the Americas Museum
Rotating displays of over 600 indigenous costumes of the Western Hemisphere.
Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
International and local exhibits, art education, cultural enrichment of the community and educational programs for children and adults.
Events & Festivals
Sombrero Festival is a family friendly event catering to multiple generations with food, music, and fun for everyone.
Walk of Fame
A star commemorating the new Mr. Amigo honoree is unveiled each year at a Walk of Fame Unveiling Ceremony.
Brownsville BeerFest is a unique festival experience focused around one of the most popular beverages known: BEER!
Parks & Recreation
Brownsville Police Department
The BPD is committed to providing proactive, professional and effective public safety and community service, employing integrity and fairness through community partnerships for the enhancement of the quality of life in the City of Brownsville.
Downtown Recreation Center
Hosts the Parks and Recreation Dept. offices, the VAC Community Youth Programs Center, the Teen Center, the fitness room, & offers recreational programs.
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