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City of San Benito
City of San Benito
401 North Sam Houston Blvd.
San Benito, TX 78586
mserrano@cityofsanbenito.com
956-361-3800
www.cityofsanbenito.com/

Attractions in City of San Benito

San Benito is a must-visit destination if you want to learn more about Texas history, culture, and heritage. From the San Benito History Museum to the Texas Conjunto Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the attractions in San Benito are rich with interesting information and exciting experiences. Discover what this South Texas destination has to offer below.


Heavin Resaca Trail  
Take a walk on Heavin Resaca Trail and soak in the beauty of an 80-foot-wide waterway that runs through San Benito. This paved trail is 2.6 miles, perfect for stretching your legs after a car ride into town.
400 Freddy Fender Lane
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-3830


San Benito Cultural Heritage Museum
Stop by the Cultural Heritage Museum to enjoy work from local artists and unique art exhibits throughout the year. Every second Thursday of the month, the museum is free and open late for Community Night from 4-7 p.m.
250 E Heywood Street
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 281-0810


San Benito History Museum  
Remarkable photographs and artifacts will send you back in time at this Texas history museum. Get a glimpse into the past and learn the story of San Benito’s early settlers, such as Colonel Sam Robertson, who founded (and named) the city of San Benito in 1904.
210 E Heywood Street
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-9991


Freddy Fender Museum
Learn about the life of Freddy Fender, a Grammy award-winning singer and guitarist from San Benito. This South Texas museum celebrates Freddy’s career and even has his Harley Davidson and Grammy awards on display.
210 E Heywood Street
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-9991


Texas Conjuto Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Stroll through this unique music museum in San Benito, the birthplace of conjunto music. The Hall of Fame has more than 75 notable musicians who have contributed to Conjunto music, complete with biographies and memorabilia.
210 E Heywood Street
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 361-9991


The Callandret Black History Museum  
This is the first museum south of Houston that honors African American history in Texas, as well as the newest addition to San Benito’s museums. Step inside the old schoolhouse to see historic artifacts and learn about Fannie Callandret, a local who donated her land so that African American children in the area had a place to attend school during the days of segregation.
305 Doherty Street
San Benito, TX 78586
(956) 245-3998

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City of San Benito
City of San Benito
401 North Sam Houston Blvd.
San Benito, TX 78586
956-361-3800
www.cityofsanbenito.com/

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