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Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

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1900 N Chaparral St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-1114
+1 361-826-4667
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Not what I expected according to reviews. It was incredibly disappointing.

You should know that the hands on "Science" museum is great for kids 6 and under. Older kids will... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KimK2008
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League City, Texas
I love this place

It is a really neat museum, they are constantly changing the exhibits so that people will keep... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
Marisa E
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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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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  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1900 N Chaparral St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-1114
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You should know that the hands on "Science" museum is great for kids 6 and under. Older kids will probably be bored. We visited on a Tuesday and a lot of exhibits were not available and that was disappointing. This is 90% museum and 10%...More

Thank KimK2008
Reviewed May 25, 2017

It is a really neat museum, they are constantly changing the exhibits so that people will keep coming back.

Thank Marisa E
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

What a terrific place. Meant to only spend a couple hours there but spent two days. Wonderful layout that gives you time and space to wander. The displays were not just item under glass but put into themes such as a village etc. very interactive...More

Thank cjlm243
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We spent most of a day here really reading and learning about the area. The exhibit about Spanish explorers, their shipwrecks, and habitation of Texas was very well done. The mineral and sea shell displays are also great. The museum seems fairly new and in...More

1  Thank kimmiller59
Reviewed February 15, 2017

... and gives a good summary of local history. There is an extensive play-and-learn area for kids. We were there on a pre-arranged visit with a group of 14. The guide they assigned us was phoning in his tour He was only reading the text...More

Thank David G
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Not as big as some of the bigger city museums, but it has been updated . Lots of interactive things for the kids to do. Plan to spend a few hours here.

Thank Meredith M
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

For those who like Science and History this place is great. There is so much to see and we really enjoyed the afternoon. Costs a few bucks to get in but totally worth it..If you have kids they have so much for them ! highly...More

Thank Joanne P
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Very interesting for both adults and children. Everyone enjoys the displays and depending on your visit date, there are special shows often. Call and get info.

Thank BDW361
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Unlike many places I have been I did not have to search for parking or pay expensive fees to park (it was free). I am military and they offered a very steep discount to military card holders. The museum part covers Texas and Corpus Christi...More

1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Great for all ages, pretty good collection of varied displays and Ada ACCESSIBLE. Great overview for the area.

Thank mclaustin
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JennTwilley
May 18, 2017|
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Response from Diane W | Reviewed this property |
You can also walk down to the seawall to picnic, watch the birds and water and ships.
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Mlopez0770
March 17, 2015|
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Response from Deva M | Reviewed this property |
General admission-adults are 9.00, kids 3-12 are 7.00, 2 and under are free. Military with id are 4.50! Seniors are 7.00!!! Great fun. Members are free. 361-826-4667.
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