Old Hidalgo Pumphouse

902 S. 2nd St.
Hidalgo, TX 78557- Map It
Phone: (956) 843-8686

AAA Editor Notes

Old Hidalgo Pumphouse is at 902 S. 2nd St. A 45-minute guided tour takes visitors through the restored 1909 pump house. The original steam pumps and other machinery used to irrigate 40,000 acres of the Rio Grande Valley around Hidalgo are preserved here. Also on the grounds is a wing of the World Birding Center, where visitors can explore nature trails that are inhabited by birds and butterflies. Guided tours are available.
Pump house free. Guided tours $3; $2 (ages 55+); $1 (ages 0-12 and students with ID). Birding center free.
Hours: Pump house Mon.-Fri. 8-6, Sat.-Sun. 9-6. Birding center daily dawn-dusk. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.