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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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educational and lots of camps and programs for the kids. lots of things to look at for the whole... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Paul S

This place is awesome for a day of fun activities with young or old alike !!! I took my... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Kingsland, 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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“all ages” (11 reviews)
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1900 N Chaparral St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401-1114
+1 361-826-4667
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

educational and lots of camps and programs for the kids. lots of things to look at for the whole family

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome for a day of fun activities with young or old alike !!! I took my Granddaughters 6 & 3 and they had a blast !!! Something for everyone and the price is great too .... $35 for the 3 of us...More

Thank kimtye
Reviewed 8 September 2017

nice exhibits to keep the whole family entertained. Nice variety, but too spread out. Easy to get through. REcommed stopping when in teh area.

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 1 August 2017

So, the positives of this museum: -good mix of display subjects (history, science, kids) -open layout, not too crowded -interesting and varied displays Now, the not so positives: -majority of kids' area activities were broken/didn't work/out of order, so the kids (5 & 8) were...More

2  Thank ms-happygolucky1
Reviewed 26 June 2017

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 25 May 2017

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 15 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
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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.
17 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.