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Bay Education Center

121 Seabreeze Dr., Rockport, TX 78382
(361) 749-6832
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Rockport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were visiting the Aquarium and they told us to check out the Bay Education Center. We went and arrived just in time for the Science on a Sphere Presentation at 2pm. We were told that there were only 25 of these Spheres in the world. They have a different topic each day. We went on Friday and the topic... More

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Poteet, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Man was this a case of "don't judge a book by it's cover." The small building located at the entrance of Rockport Beach Park may not appear of a point of interest but within it's walls is a real treat for young and old. The Science on a Sphere display/presentation is enough to make the visit worthwhile. Literally, a sphere... More

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Rockport, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Enjoyed the Sphere, and the information about different subject, one day was universe, one day was wildlife. not big but very good experience

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Pasadena, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Loved the planetary presentation, but it was short, the center hours limited, and pointed towards children.

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Georgetown, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

As the former review mentions, this is state of the art presentation with a truly knowledgeable instructor. We especially enjoyed the weather information and hurricane science. Wished we had another day to go back for different subjects. Amazing that something of this quality would be free.

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Austin, Texas
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163 reviews 163 reviews
108 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My husband and I attended one of the presentations. The presentation was displayed on a large spinning sphere hanging from the ceiling. That was cool. The presenter was great. They have presentations at 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm, Tuesday through Saturday, and they last about 30 minutes. This attraction is free but you can donate at the door. The Texas... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Stopped in on our way to the beach next door, walked and and sat down for the presentation. Suzie was our presenter and did an excellent job, she was humorous and very informative in her descriptions of our solar system. The half hour went by quickly, it was free admission with a donation box available at the exit. Will definitely... More

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Riverton, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

They have a boat that takes you out for a two hours and tells you all about plankton and sea life the staff was excellent we would recommend this journey to everyone

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Farmington, MN
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This is the 3rd year we've attended a presentation several times when in the area. This is very educational and well done. Less than in hour in length, there are presentations 5 days a week and would appeal to all ages. Don't let the fact that it is free to attend make you think it is not very worthwhile. This... More

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New Braunfels, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We want to go back again! Large sphere of the earth, that lights up with different data from NOAA. Each day the presentation changes. We want to go back for the water presentation. Very well done.

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