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Texas Maritime Museum

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Maritime history

This was a great way to spend a rainy afternoon in Rockport. The museum had a couple of... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
bellecorbeau
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Pacific Beach, Washington
via mobile
Tiny, good for 30 minute museum

We stopped by Rockport and went into this museum just to look around. A good place for average... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
SidiqArif
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Lumut, Malaysia
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The Mission of the Texas Maritime Museum is to excite and educate the public about Texas Maritime history and artifacts. The Museum’s purpose is to offer a variety of experiences to children and adults by collecting, preserving, and interpreting...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1202 Navigation Cir, Rockport, TX 78382-2773
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+1 866-729-2469
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Loved visiting this place. It has so much information about the Texas history. The view on the 3rd floor is just amazing. If you're a history buff or just into Texas history - this is the place to go.

3  Thank rbvstraughan
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 December 2014

Price was right for the trip through, but nothing special it was right on the bay, good location, the view from the top was nice ,you could see all the fishing boats.

1  Thank cookie3009
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This was a great way to spend a rainy afternoon in Rockport. The museum had a couple of informative films and a library full of books. The rich history of this area was well organized and well displayed. The volunteers do a great job.

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

We stopped by Rockport and went into this museum just to look around. A good place for average person to learn a few things about Texas maritime history. Do go to the top floor for picture opportunities.

Thank SidiqArif
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Stop in for a short visit and enjoy the various exhibits and fun facts. The staff was courteous and helpful.

Thank Tennisuaof
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I thought the museum was nicely designed and the displays well done. The gift shop has several good books for kids and adults and the view from the top is lovely. I wish it was bigger! Recommended.

Thank SuziQinTexas
Reviewed 11 July 2018

You would never know you were in a small city like Rockport once you enter the museum. Great display of history and we will definitely return.

Thank SusieV63
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I have the pleasure of knowing the people who run the museum. It took a big hit from Hurricane Harvey. Due to the diligent leadership of Phil Barnes, the work of his family and friends plus volunteers they preserved the museum. I once again explored...More

Thank Monty B
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Was excited to go and enjoy the Rockport One and Food Festival. But what a ripoff!!! $25 gets you a small wine lass and five tickets which the festival sells as "…five tastings and glass of wine…" The glass of wine was their choice —...More

Thank Marty1217
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is a neat little reminder of the Coatalbend History! There are so many interesting facts that you didn't know... Capt. Scott McCune "The Saltwater Cowboy"

Thank scottY6234RT
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The only museum in Rockport, TX that remains open after Hurricane Harvey. This museum sustained minimal damage. The exhibits are focused on the local Maritime history and on the 3rd floor you can go outside and walk around as if you were in a light...More

2  Thank BobH1962
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Really enjoyed this museum. Especially enjoyed the self passed video presentation. also liked items and pictures of old fishing lures and old boat motors

Thank cuss0558
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When we visited in June, admission was $8 for adults and $6 for seniors. And while you are there, don’t forget to visit the Rockport Aquarium (free) and Bay Education Center (free) – all within walking distance from the... More
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