3 Must-See Museums in Rockport

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The Lighthouse Inn at Aransas Bay, in Rockport, TX, comes with everything you need for the perfect trip, including a fitness center, complimentary wifi, a lending library of books and games, a private fishing pier, an outdoor pool, guest laundry, and more. Rockport has many unique factors to consider, so even though you'll likely be spending plenty of time at the beach, you may want a splash of history and culture. There are several Rockport museums to explore during your trip, so today, we'll share with you three must-stop experiences. 

Texas Maritime Museum

With over 367 miles of coastline, to say the ocean has played an integral role in shaping Texas as we know it would be an understatement, and the Texas Maritime Museum showcases a much-storied past. TMM is the perfect place to start for those wishing to learn everything about Texas maritime history. Admission is $8 for adults and $3 for children. 

Rockport Art Center

If you prefer art to history, then check out the Rockport Art Center. Home to many local Texan artists, The Rockport Art Center is a unique experience for anyone visiting the area. There is also a sculpture garden that provides fresh air while allowing you to continue your enrichment.

Bay Education Center

As part of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, The Bay Education Center is an excellent Rockport museum to learn about the ocean and its conservation. Look for presentations like Science on a Sphere and exhibitions like the art installation Oceans of Plastic. Bay Education Center is an excellent place for youngsters to explore and get their first taste of science.

Rockport Beach Hotels

For anyone interested in art, science, and history, the Rockport museums offer an enriching opportunity for children and adults! Whether you have a penchant for education or are looking for something to do, The Lighthouse at Aransas Bay will provide an ideal landing pad. For more information or to make a reservation, please reach out to us online or call 866-790-8439.