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Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

1900 N Chaparral St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-1114
+1 361-826-4667
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I love this place

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marisa E
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Corpus Christi, Texas
Wonderful place to visit

What a terrific place. Meant to only spend a couple hours there but spent two days. Wonderful... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
cjlm243
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Peoria, Illinois
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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

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

Thank Marisa E
Reviewed 23 February 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 20 February 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 16 February 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 15 February 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 14 February 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 14 February 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 1 February 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 27 January 2017

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

Thank mclaustin
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very nice museum. It has improved tremendously over the last few years and now can provide a worthwhile experience for children of all ages.

Thank gblumdds
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JennTwilley
Are there picnic grounds or any places to eat lunch there?
18 May 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
How much is it for adults and children
18 March 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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