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Texas Maritime Museum

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Address: 1202 Navigation Circle, Rockport, TX
Phone Number: 1-866-729-2469
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Went to the museum on a Saturday afternoon and explored the different levels. Half was ship related, the other half was oil related maritime. There were only one other couple in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Mobile, Alabama
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412 reviews 412 reviews
252 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went to the museum on a Saturday afternoon and explored the different levels. Half was ship related, the other half was oil related maritime. There were only one other couple in the museum at the same time as us so it was easy to see the exhibitions. Don't forget to step outside on the 3rd floor observation deck while there... More 

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Ingleside, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

this is a very unique place to visit. minimal admission fee, but more inside that you see from the outside. take your time and don't miss anything!

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Montgomery, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Its free,its fun and you will enjoy the good variety of animals present and the history of the area...Overall,a good place for all.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Wow, they have weekly educational programs where you can bring your own lunch and learn about different Marine topics. Wonderful! I even found a tacklebox that had ties to my distant family in Wisconsin! Who knew?

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Mt Holly, NJ
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112 reviews 112 reviews
36 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

The exhibits were fun and taught about the history of shrimping and harvesting oysters. The short film about shrimping was most interestibg

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Rockport, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Small museum with lots of interesting items. i love the lay out and the view from the light house area. Very knowledgeable staff and also very friendly.

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houston, tx
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Along with being the best place for souvenirs, the Museum is a treasure for the State of Texas, being the official maritime museum for the state. The exhibits are wonderful

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Nacogdoches, TX
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81 reviews 81 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great displays. Very informative about the history of the local area. Great movie on how a shrimp boat works.

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Plano, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Price was right for the trip through, but nothing special it was right on the bay, good location, the view from the top was nice ,you could see all the fishing boats.

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Los Gatos
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338 reviews 338 reviews
81 attraction reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Liked the hour we spent exploring the museum. Some nice displays and video presentations. Especially good information about the La Salle expedition to the area. Great views from the lighthouse tower. Wouldn't suggest driving here to just see the museum but a nice place to see if you are in the area. A $6 entry fee.

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