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Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

1900 N. Chaparral Street, Corpus Christi, TX
361-826-4667
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Popular with families, the museum focuses on the history and culture of South Texas with something for everyone, including relics from a 1554 shipwreck, recreations of two of the three ships used for Columbus's voyage to the New World, an interactive weather station, a children's section with marine activities and numerous artifacts.

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Dallas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Wow - had NO idea that this museum had so much to see! We had a great time learning about Corpus Christi history, seeing artifacts of the old shipwreck. Well worth the money.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Nice museum that describes us history very well. Aspects like spain , indians and slavery are described in a clear way. Pitty that the rwplica of la pinta is not stationed at the museum anymore but at a pier of corpus christi.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This has something for everyone. It has so much history and activities that can and will entertain all. Seasonal activities are awesome and attending events here is wonderful!!!

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Harlingen, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is a great place for adults and kids to visit. The exhibit are interesting for both sets of visitors. They also have some demonstrations and hands on exhibits.

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Clovis
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

corpus has a lot of history people don't realize, fun for the family and kids the aquarium is close and is also for family fun

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was awesome. .. enjoyed every minute of it. ... very educational my kids really enjoyed it and was also able to learn a few things that they didn't know. ..I love it I would definitely recommend to anyone with teenagers

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Austin, Texas, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went here to see the replica Columbus ships. Had even read an ad that morning talking about them. We paid and went through the entire museum when we asked at the end where the ships were they told us they were destroyed because they were rotting. I think since that's your biggest selling point you should let people know... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Went with our grandaughter and found that not only did she enjoy it but we did too. It was very informative and my wife and one plan to go back again on our own,

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I took out 11 month old daughter on July 19th. We thoroughly enjoy all sorts of museums and every time we travel we like to go to as many as we can. So when he suggested this one I was excited... However I would soon be slightly disappointed. The guy at the counter was extremely nice and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I loved what we saw in this humble little museum. There was quite a lot to see! If you have never been, it is worth the trip! Very affordable ticket prices and close free parking available. The ships aren't going to be there much longer, so if you want to see scale replicas of the Piñta and Santa Maria, you... More

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