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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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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Fantastic retreat from the heat!

I hadn't been to the Maritime Museum in many years and it has certainly grown! I visited with my 6 year old daughter and was very impressed with the number of kid-friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
inglesidejohn
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Portland, Texas
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Portland, Texas
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I hadn't been to the Maritime Museum in many years and it has certainly grown! I visited with my 6 year old daughter and was very impressed with the number of kid-friendly, interactive exhibits. It was literally fun for the whole family. The LaSalle exhibit was of particular interest to me and I learned a lot about maritime history of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Small museum, exhibits were average. Staff was nice and suggested other sites to see in Rockport. Best feature was the view from the observation deck.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Great place to see interesting artifacts and history! Been back a few times and it's always been nice.

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Longview, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I didn't expect this museum to be much, but what a nice surprise. Anyone that enjoys learning about local history will enjoy spending time here. There were plenty exhibits and artifacts with full descriptions. From the top observation deck you get nice views of the area.

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Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a decent little museum. There's not much to do on land in Rockport, so if you have some time to kill, it's not a bad option. Let me emphasize that it's very small, and there's really not much to it. It's set in a sort of lighthouse, and you can go up to the top, so that's pretty... More 

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Rockport, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The museum is small but has enough exhibits to spend a fair amount of time enjoying the history of the area. They have exhibits about coastal industries, and sport fishing, among other topics. There are interactives for kids and they actually have a boat yard to explore. It's a nice attraction.

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Acworth, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Spend the time in Rockport to visit the museum. They have done a nice job. Interactive for children. Spend time outside and see the different boats.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you find yourself in Rockport (TX) make time to visit the Texas Maritime Museum. The museum’s permanent exhibits focus on maritime history, boat and ship building, commercial and sports fishing, as well as modern-day oil and gas exploration. The second floor also has an incredible display of artwork devoted to Texas lighthouses. And the third floor is actually an... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Not only did I attend the festival, I was a vendor participant and paid a hefty booth fee. Unfortunately, the Museum board or whomever is in charge of this event, does not adequately advertise the vendors who pay to be there. A large number of wines are offered for a range of prices to festival participants.

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Mobile, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 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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Additional Information about Texas Maritime Museum

Address: 1202 Navigation Circle, Rockport, TX
Phone Number: 1-866-729-2469
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Rockport
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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