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Texas Maritime Museum

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Address: 1202 Navigation Circle, Rockport, TX 78382
Phone Number:
+1 866-729-2469
Today
10:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Great place

This was very interesting. If you like nautical history, you'll love this . Lots of cool artifacts. Take the time to watch the videos about the la belle. $6.00 for seniors is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
tyounk51
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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was very interesting. If you like nautical history, you'll love this . Lots of cool artifacts. Take the time to watch the videos about the la belle. $6.00 for seniors is cheap for what you get . I could have spent hours here it time allowed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting and Staff very knowledgeable. Added feature is the cost is FREE. Close to several restaurants and right next to several other top places to visit

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Thank Lois S
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Thank you for your review and visiting the Texas Maritime Museum. However Admission is not free. There is an $8 Charge for Adults, $6 Charge for Seniors and Active Military, and Children are $3. Thank you More 

Ft. Worth, Tx.
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83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Highly recommend spending some time hear to get some history of the area. All the displays and information were very well presented. Don't miss the outdoor area with some maritime artifacts, or the rooftop balcony with views of the boats and the harbor.

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed it very much ,very imformative. Really enjoyed the LaSalle artifacts form his ship La Belle.

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Thank KB1953
Palmer, Alaska
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Small, but a really nice museum. Covers the ships and trade of the coastal areas of Texas. Great history coverage on the ship the "La Belle". Which sunk in the 1600s and recently found. The museum also gives a good picture of the light houses that protected the coastal shipping lanes.

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Thank Walt M
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Having heard of this museum on several TV shows (Daytripper, Texas Bucket List, etc.) as well as being members of the Houston Maritime Museum, we were especially interested in visiting this site. The resident docent, Pete Walker, is to be commended for his dedication to providing the visitor with the best possible experience. In addition to running the entire operation... More 

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Thank Claude S
Fulton, Texas
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A great afternoon was spent learning about the local history and maritime events. Great exhibits, some interactive. The volunteer lady on the front desk was EXTREMELY knowledgable about the history as well as places to go see. Highly recommend !

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Thank Craig W
Hico, Texas
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

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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Thank RoseMary E
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 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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Boerne, Texas
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

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

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