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Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Cool Xeroscape Garden & Kids Play Areas

Xeroscape Gardens are literally gorgeous!! Offers oodles of beautiful ideas for South Texas... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nice way for a family to spend an afternoon.

We visited Sunday in October and had the place to ourselves. A nice blend of history, science, and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Arthur H
Dayton, Ohio
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The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History was established in 1952 and sits perched on the scenic harbor water front in the Sports, Entertainment and Arts (S.E.A.) district in Corpus Christi, Texas. The Museum serves over 100,000 visitors...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1900 N Chaparral St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-1114
+1 361-826-4667
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All reviews nice exhibits learn something south texas whole family couple of hours artifacts ship playground
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum in the museum district near the USS Lexington. Reasonable fee to enter, plenty of hands-on stuff for kids, interesting exhibits for adults. No restaurant - go to the art museum next door for lunch.

Thank den979
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Xeroscape Gardens are literally gorgeous!! Offers oodles of beautiful ideas for South Texas gardeners with concern for wasting water on lawns! :) Cool exhibits inside, although some are a bit tiresome & not as nicely exhibited, but nice collection overall. The kids play areas are...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Sunday in October and had the place to ourselves. A nice blend of history, science, and entertainment. We had two teenagers, 60 somethings and 40 somethings. Everyone had a good time together and learning some interesting things. Better than GOOGLE!

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Went with grandchildren spent a couple hours they spent most of the time playing there were so many educational things to do They had a little show that interest the older children the presenter was very patient and spend time with kids after the show...More

Thank Gale S
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

History component of museum is amazing. Did not have time to see science component. Definitely worth seeing again, next time in town. Wish the front areas films we're not up for repair.

Thank Marilynn B
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

This is an informative stop for those looking for something in the comfort of nice a/c. Divided between science and Texas history this museum has something for everyone. We spent about 2 1/2 which I felt was about right without being rushed. Favorable pricing for...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time. Great exhibits throughout but, my family favorites are the 1930’s photography exhibits of Corpus Christi.

Thank whynot80twenty
Reviewed July 23, 2018

The museums has many different displays about everything from geology to local history. Nice place to spend afternoon.

Thank ScottG2032
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Went with my daughter and 6 year old granddaughter and had a great time. None of us had been there so not sure what to expect. Lots of things to see and do. From musical stairs, to a climbing wall, to interactive dinosaurs. Learning while...More

Thank nkrupa2017
Reviewed July 9, 2018

OMG... the best place to spend the day for kids...they will never get bored and adults get to see the different cultures there is and what was past and realize how easy we have it now and appreciate.

Thank Isabel S
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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.
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.