Thank you for considering the Brownsville Historical Association for your rental needs.  Our locations serve as a gorgeous background to meetings, weddings, and family reunions.  For further information or to set a date, you can contact the Brownsville Historical Association at 956-554-4569.

Historic Alonso Building



Monday - Thursday

First Hour: $150.00

Additional Hour: $100.00


Friday - Sunday

First Hour: $350.00

Additional Hour: $150.00




Monday - Thursday

Any four (4) hour rental between the hours of

5pm - 12am is $900.00





Friday - Sunday

Any four (4) hour rental between the hours of

5pm - 12am is $1600.00

The following conditions apply:

•  All Alonso rentals must pay a $100.00 cleaning fee.

•  All evening and weekend rentals require a $500.00 deposit to hold their reservation.

•  An additional $300 per hour is charged for each additional hour beyond contracted rental time.

•  Use of sound system, podium, and projector system require an additional fee of $200.00.

A non-profit rental rate is available, please contact the Executive Director.

Included in the rental fee are as follows:

•  The use of the Main Hall and Courtyard, including restrooms and prep area for caterers.

•  Cleaning and preparation of the building (indoors and out) for the event.

•  Building furniture, including the use of plants, the fountain and track lighting.


Linens and decorations are not provided in the rental fee.




For more information contact the Alonso Building at 956-554-4965.

(Revised and effective 04/11/17)

Brownsville Historical Association



First Hour

Additional Hour

Guided Tour

Heritage Complex

Vezzetti Room

Heritage Museum

Heritage Complex


Other Locations

Cemetery Center




















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In addition to the rental fee, the renter must pay a non-refundable $100.00 cleaning fee.  For those renting the Heritage Museum or the Heritage complex, renters must also pay a $500.00 refundable deposit to secure their rental.  Renters of the Vezzetti Room may have their deposits waived at the discretion of the executive director.


Renters of the Heritage Complex have included in their rental fee the use of tables, chairs, the sound system, the projector and screen, and the podium.  Not included in the price are linens.  The Cemetery Center does not have tables and chairs and they are not included in the rental price.


Guided tours of rental locations are available.  For groups of 29 people or less, it is $40.00.  For groups of 30 people or more, it is $100.00.  Tours are available of the Heritage Museum, the Stillman House and the Historic City Cemetery.


For more information contact the Heritage Complex at 956-541-5560


(Revised and effective as of 12/01/2015)

The Brownsville Heritage Complex  |  1325 E. Washington Street  |  Brownsville, Texas 78520  |  P: 956.541.5560  |  F: 956.435.0028

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