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Texas Maritime Museum

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Address: 1202 Navigation Cir, Rockport, TX 78382
Phone Number: 1-866-729-2469
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Boats and Lighthouses.

A small but good museum dealing with history of the area, all the lighthouses of Texas and boats and ships from the 14th century to the replica of a Super Tanker on the second... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
RoseMary E
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Hico, Texas
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Hico, Texas
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A small but good museum dealing with history of the area, all the lighthouses of Texas and boats and ships from the 14th century to the replica of a Super Tanker on the second floor. Neat exhibits from platform rigs down to fishing gear. Third floor is the top where you can step out to view the surrounding countryside with... More 

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Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We were very impressed by this find there was so much to see. The only downfall was they close early. If your in Rockport I would recommend stopping by so worth it.

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Thank RoseAnneJensen
Boerne, Texas
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I really recommend this Museum take your kids they will love it, my family enjoyed the visit . Thank you

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Thank dogedebordeux
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Really clean and cool (temputure and fun). If you're into ships and boats, and learning about them around Texas, it's a great place to cool off and have some fun !! Lots of old pieces and many replica models to see. Some multimedia to see and learn. They also have some models of offshore drilling rigs and some info on... More 

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1 Thank Terry W
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61 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Spent about an hour visiting the museum. There were numerous model of ships, from old sailing vessels, to today's modern fishing vessels. There were also models of oil platforms showing the underwater infrastructures. A good place to spend and hour or so to better understand the marine industry.

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Thank Ron D
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Kids were extremely bored with this museum. Cost to enter was sky high. Must be extremely interested in this type of history to appreciate this museum. Too hot to explore exhibits outside. Best part was the elevator out!

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Thank Stroblefamily
Georgetown, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Well presented exhibits cover everything from local fishing, oil exploration and nautical history. An observation deck makes for great viewing of the bay. There are 2-3 interactive/hands-on exhibits for older children (10+ to enjoy.)

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1 Thank Anne V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Always well maintained with floors of artifacts, explanations and a fun top side, outdoor viewing of Little Bay and the Rockport Harbor.

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Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

If you visited the Aquarium first, your expectation for this might be low, but.... The displays are very well done and interesting, and DON'T MISS the view from the third level. That 360 view of the harbor, downtown Rockport, and even the town beach is worth the price of admission.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

If you like history or anything nautical - interesting place! Take the time to go up to the deck. Beautiful views!

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