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Texas Maritime Museum

1202 Navigation Circle, Rockport, TX
1-866-729-2469
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Ranked #4 of 19 Attractions in Rockport
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Plano, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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307 reviews 307 reviews
74 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 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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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

many interesting artifacts both current and ancient worth viewing and learning about. There is a decent amount of information about the explorer La Salle, with whom I'm familiar since he led expeditions up the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers to the area where I was raised in Illinois.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The ongoing research that continues to be presented to the public in this compact museum, keeps information current and changing, as special projects vary. I liked the stories of the treasure ships, the early explorer ships, the explorers themselves were very hardy individuals that survived tremendous distances (much afoot) to survive (many did not). The model descriptions of deep water... More 

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Rockport, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I thought we'd breeze through the museum in an hour or so but spent the entire afternoon there. Now we have to go back to see the 2nd floor! Lots of history & wonderful artifacts with pictures that only a sea town can offer. Can't wait to return to see the Widow's walk.

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Texarkana, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a small but interesting museum with plenty of things to read, look at, and several hands on displays. There is a small fee for entering but it's worth it.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Enjoyed the old time feel to the place. Saw some of the earliest outboard motore. Liked the lighthouse on the roof view. Very interesting.

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Park City, Utah
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The building itself is fun to visit. You can go out on the third floor deck and get a great view of the coast. The displays are very well done and the videos add depth. Kids would enjoy it as well.

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llano
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you go to Rockport take the time to visit the Texas Maritime Museum. It is worth the admission price and your time. Also check out the gift shop. We got a lighthouse poster for about a third of what the gift shops wanted for it and it helps the museum. Very friendly and helpful staff

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It's really a great little museum. And it's location right at the harbor is wonderful. It's right at the beach so you can make a day of the museum, beach, art galleries, etc

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