The Mission Historical Museum seeks enthusiastic individuals to assist us in providing our patrons with a memorable experience. Volunteers can participate in almost all areas of the museum and with special projects, as available.
Equally, the museum accepts student interns and is dedicated to teaching students interested in the areas of collections management, interpretation and programming “best” practices.
For volunteer or internship information, please call us at (956) 580-8646.
The Mission Historical Museum provides a variety of research services. Those who are seeking to order copies of photographs or documents housed in the museum’s archives may do so by contacting email@example.com.
Copied items may be used for personal or scholarly research, and for educational purposes. Publication in any form; including print, digital, electronic, or broadcast requires completion of a Request to Reproduce Materials for Publication form. News media such as newspapers, television, and radio are exempt from this requirement. All photographs and documents are reproduced full-frame and without enhancement or other alteration. There may be limitations on the quality of reproduction due to condition or quality of the original and/or limitations of available equipment. Condition of the original may also limit the medium of reproduction. It may not be possible to copy some materials due to their form or condition. Any intermediate copies such as negatives or digital files are the property of the Museum.
Start the tour at our front steps, built in 1939, the main building housed the offices of John H. Shary, a valley pioneer. Walk through the halls and indulge in the local history. Experience our Military Room, which exhibits a humbling wall dedicated to local Veterans and other honored heroes. Afterwards, stroll the butterfly garden on museum grounds and get a chance to capture photos of Monarchs, humming birds, Great Kiskadees and other local wild life.
We offer group tours to all organizations interested and are available upon request. In order to provide you with the best experience, the museum requires a minimum two weeks advance notice.
Fee: $1 per person
To schedule your tour and for information regarding seasonal travel tours please call (956) 580-8646.