Notice to All Visitors (as of 6/15/2021):

Although now optional, visitors over the age of two years will be strongly encouraged to wear a face mask upon entering the museum and wear it throughout the duration of their visit.

All visitors will be reminded to practice social distancing etiquette. This will include respecting any posted visitor capacity numbers in public areas.

Visitors will be asked to sanitize or wash their hands upon entering the museum and after using any handrails and/or buttons such as those on stairway or elevator.


MOSTHistory is open to the public except on major national holidays. Hours are as follows:
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Adults (ages 18+): $9
Seniors w/ ID (ages 62+): $6
Active Military w/ ID: $6
Students w/ ID (ages 13+): $6
Children (ages 4-12): $5
Children (ages 3 and under): Free
FRIENDS of MOSTHistory: Free 
Before noon on Saturdays*: Free

*Reserve and purchase timed tickets in order to visit the museum. To purchase, click here. Please bring a mask to wear while visiting the museum.

To view upcoming events and/or closures:

The museum is ADA accessible.


Free parking for MOSTHistory visitors is available in the main parking lot on Closner Boulevard (Business US 281) and in the overflow parking lot on Kuhn Street (north side of the museum). Additional weekend or evening parking is available in the Hidalgo County Courthouse parking lot on McIntyre Street (south side of the museum).

To find Edinburg hotels nearby, visit HotelsCombined.

Photography/Video Rules

The following devices with flash are allowed:

  • Smart phones
  • Tablets
  • DSLRs (Nikon, Canon, etc. or any professionally-looking camera)
  • Any small portable device

The following equipment is allowed:

  • Shoe-mount flashes for DSLR
  • Monopods
  • Interchangeable lenses (200mm or less)
The following equipment is NOT allowed:

  • Light kit
  • Lamp rings
  • Camera flashes that cannot be mounted
  • SteadiCam or camera stabilizers
  • Tripods which includes mini and flexible
  • Reflectors (gold/silver or any color)
  • Interchangeable lenses (200mm or more)
  • Any other equipment not listed
If you are a professional photographer/videographer seeking permission to schedule a photo and/or video shoot, you can:

Download the Permission Form and send to for approval.

Fill out a preliminary form online below to be contacted within 24 hours for more details and approval.




200 N. Closner Blvd   Edinburg, Texas 78541

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