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Bay Education Center

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Address: 121 Seabreeze Dr., Rockport, TX 78382
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+1 361-749-3161
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Went for the 2 p.m. presentation on sphere...very good...though persons accent (Cuban?) a bit hard to understand. Good content...nice setting. Displays average.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
peterwitt2016
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the 2 p.m. presentation on sphere...very good...though persons accent (Cuban?) a bit hard to understand. Good content...nice setting. Displays average.

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Ft. Worth, Tx.
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83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

They had a great staff and an equally great "seated" presentation of our planet that you won't find elsewhere. The rest of the center has great presentations of the local waters, plants and wildlife. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Ft_Worth_Tx_Paul
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

This opportunity might have been missed, were it not for the recommendation of Pete Walker, the Docent at the nearby Maritime Museum. There is a very interesting 3D holographic presentation of the Earth and the various weather systems and their influence on Global Climate. This presentation is a compilation of data from numerous weather satellites presently orbiting the Earth, distilled... More 

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Thank Claude S
Texas
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

Kids and I visited last Thursday and were in awe of the world exhibit and the presentation on El Nino/La Nina. Hands on exhibit is a great way to get kids interested in science.

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Thank Jeff T
Temple, Texas
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

This is a FREE ADMISSION center and presentation, a great place to stop in when you need a break from the Texas heat and the sandy beach. Highly recommended! The Center is located right outside the entrance to the Rockport Beach Park. It's a small center, but with a lot of good information. There are some interactive exhibits for kids,... More 

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SMITHVILLE
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42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Different presentations at the sphere are given at 2PM Tues-Sat. The presentations are given by knowledgeable staff who are willing to answer questions after the presentation. It is a good resource for school children and anyone interested in the oceans and weather. We try to attend several presentations Jan-Mar. The exhibits at the Center are also interesting and depict bird... More 

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Thank PAT H
North Dakota
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2016

Beautiful stop to learn about the area and how our climate changes affect all living things in the estuaries. The presentation using the Big globe is impressive.

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Thank Marykw
Rockport, Texas
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

Informed support staff offers good educational presentations using a 3D globe. Rockport is one of 50 with this globe in existence. Very special treat for you.

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Thank jimrN3916OY
Rosenberg, Texas
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127 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Great center to pair up with the aquarium next door!!! We just missed the educational presentation but it features a suspended globe- so cool!!!

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Thank liz_tridelta
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104 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2015

We visit this attraction every year. Science on a sphere is a great way to comprehend information about our world. Today's presentation was about Texas estuaries. Each day is a different presentation.

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Thank Sally L

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