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Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center. 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen, Tx.

Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center. 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen, Tx.

Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, located at 600 Sunset Drive, is an historical adobe mansion and nature/birding center.  For much of its existence since construction in 1935, the Spanish Revival Style mansion was a private and rather luxurious residence, complete with a Roman tub.  It possessed the distinction, then and now, of being one of, it not the largest adobe structure, in Texas (10,000 sq. feet). http://www.quintamazatlan.com/

Nuevo Santander Art Gallery, located at 717 N. Main Street, in historic Old Town McAllen, is the place to visit when looking to acquire museum quality Old West arms, antiques and fine Mexican collectibles.  Original paintings and sculptures by internationally recognized artists are presented in a historically fashioned setting. The antique collection in the gallery includes guns, military uniforms, furniture and religious pieces dating from the 1700s. Colonial Mexico and European antiques and a selection of reference books are also offered for sale. http://www.nuevosantander.com/Tiffany Exhibit (permanent). IMAS.

International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS), located at 1900 Nolana, is a Smithsonian

Affiliate and premier art and science museum of South Texas including over 50,000 square feet of exhibit space.  The galleries host a number of revolving art and science exhibits each year. On permanent display is a collection of Tiffany stained glass. http://imasonline.org/welcome/

Special THANKS to: McAllen CVB, Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, Nuevo Santander Art Gallery, the International Museum of Art & Science and Tony Roma’s South, Nancy Millar (McAllen CVB) & Marlou Levine.