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Bay Education Center

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Address: 121 Seabreeze Dr., Rockport, TX 78382
Phone Number: (361) 749-6832
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Free, air conditioned and informative

Small, but free, top notch exhibit on the local environment and animals. Interactive and hands on elements. Try to make sure you see the science on a sphere presentation. The one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Small, but free, top notch exhibit on the local environment and animals. Interactive and hands on elements. Try to make sure you see the science on a sphere presentation. The one I saw was at 2pm. Look on web sir for schedule. It was top notch and I learned a great deal.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A free facility. The attraction is a suspended globe that displays the earth, sun, and planets in a number of modes. Great for kids and educational. Check for times - they open in the afternoons some days.

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longview, tx
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We came here to kill a little time and maybe learn something. They have some pretty interesting things to look at and the sphere has awesome visuals. I can't say that I agree with all of the 'scientific evidence' that was presented, but I did enjoy the show. If you like science and learning about nature it's worth the 20... More 

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Rockport, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

It is free and has a cool world sphere. We went through it in less that 10 minutes, very boring. It not interesting for small children, adults would enjoy it more.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Bay Education Center located in Rockport (TX) is a free visitor center that focuses on the local estuaries and how important they are to ecology. The center also features Science on a Sphere, which is a NOAA created program that shows Earth science presentations in a unique way. Great hands-on for smaller children. Parking area is conveniently located by... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We came here for the first time a year ago with our Grandson and since gone a few more times with the others and they all have had fun and learned things there. Good rainy day activity if you haven't gone.

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Mobile, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We were early and the education center wasn't open until 1pm on Saturday but we did walk around the grounds. Beautiful Texas flowers in the landscaping and a great wooden veranda deck on the side of the building to see the water. Great ambience on the outside

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Disregard the review my Mr. Redneck Coats. He wouldn't know the difference between a political presentation and a can of Lone Star Beer! I'll betcha he was a big fan of the Reagan-Bush Debacle; uh.. I meant decade.

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Ingleside, Texas
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

admission is free to this small but very educational location. many original ideas with a sphere as it's main attraction. something different from the ordinary.

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Montgomery, Texas
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The facilities are nice.The three dimensional globe is very cool.Sounding like an Al Gore climate change hypist for an hour not cool.

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