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About the RRGM

The Republic of the Rio Grande Museum maintains a permanent and authentic exhibit of day-to-day life in a mid-nineteenth century Laredo home. This includes a kitchen with period utensils and furniture; a bedroom with archival linens, furniture, and accessories; a ranching office of the time with related artifacts; and the museum's front gallery which displays a brand new bilingual exhibit on the Republic of the Rio Grande. The museum provides visitors an authentic historical experience and one which houses artifacts in a secure and accessible environment. 

Visit The Museum

Museum Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays from 9am to 4pm

Location: 1005 Zaragoza ST,  Laredo, Texas 78040  

(on the grounds of La Posada Hotel)

Phone: (956) 727-3480


Tuesdays: Free

Wednesday to Saturdays: $3

Explore our history

Thanks to a generous grant from Humanities Texas and the Guadalupe and Lilia Martinez Trust, the Webb County Heritage Foundation proudly presents a groundbreaking virtual exhibit on the captivating history of the Republic of the Rio Grande. This initiative goes beyond the digital realm, as it also includes the development of a specialized local history curriculum tailored for regional schools. We invite you to click and explore this immersive experience, delving into the rich tapestry of our unique history. Discover the stories, events, and cultural heritage that have shaped our community, and join us in celebrating the vibrant legacy of the Republic of the Rio Grande.  EXPLORE NOW

Webb County Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization


Address: 500 Flores Avenue

Laredo, Texas 78040

Call: (956) 727-0977

Email: heritage@webbheritage.org

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