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The Heritage Museum at Falfurrias, Texas

The Heritage Museum, located right along the famous Chilsom Trail and the Texas Tropical Trail of Texas, is dedicated to the preservation of a frontier heritage in artifacts, relics, records, pictures, maps and personal papers of the early pioneer settlers whose deeds and adventures are so much a part of Texas History. The museum is governed by a Board of Directors. It is supported by donations and subsidized by the City of Falfurrias.
The museum is open and free to the public
Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  •  Private tours by appointment.

Displays & Exhibits

  •  Legend of Falfurrias Name
  •  Jose M. "Chema" Alaniz Display
  •  Sulema B. Garza Display
  •  Don Pedro Jaramillo Display
  •  Bow & Arrowhead Collection
  •  Chuckwagon Replica
  •  Pioneer Settlers
  •  Early Schools
  •  Saddles
  •  Cattle Brands
  •  Early Hats Collection
  •  Antique Appliances
  •  Antique Cameras
  •  Antique Office Equipment
  •  Victorian Phonograph
  •  J. A. Brooks
  •  Lasater Legacy
  •  E. R. Rachal

Military Exhibits

  •  Artifacts from Foreign Wars
  •  Mora Brothers Portrait
  •  Palacios Brothers Portrait
  •  Yrineo Peña's War Memorabilia
  •  Early Aviator - Fidel Vela

The Carol Dryden Collection

The Carol Dryden Collection of approximately 99,000 photo negatives are accessible for public viewing and photo reprints can be obtained for a minimal fee. This collection includes photos of persons and places from Falfurrias, Premont, Encino, Benavides, and Hebbronville, Texas.