Corpus Christi Museums & History

Corpus Christi Museums & HistoryStep foot in Texas history by visiting one of the museums in the Corpus Christi area. Natural history, art, military, surfing, early settlers - the details are well-documented in these Corpus Christi museums.

The Art Museum of South Texas
Browse over 1,300 pieces of Mexican and Southwestern art at The Art Museum of South Texas. The museum is located in downtown Corpus Christi, in a building that could be considered a work of art itself. Learn more...

Address: 1902 N Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi TX 78401 - MAP
Phone: (361) 825-3500
Web: www.stia.org

USS Lexington Museum
Learn the ins and outs of a real military maritime vessel. The USS Lexington Museum is an actual World War II aircraft carrier with history as anchored down solid as the ship itself. Hear the stories of "The Blue Ghost" and its role in the war. Learn more...

Address: 2914 N Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi TX 78402 - MAP
Phone: (361) 888-4873
Web: www.usslexington.com

Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History invites guests to explore the unique history of South Texas. Check out the historical artifacts, archeology and natural history exhibits that detail the story of the area. Learn more...

Address: 1900 North Chaparral St., Corpus Christi TX 78401 - MAP
Phone: (361) 826-4650
Web: www.ccmuseum.com

Texas Surf Museum
Stop by the Texas Surf Museum to get a little taste of surfing history. The museum is the only one of its kind in the state and features wooden longboards, photos and films to illustrate the sport's long history.

Address: 309 N Water St., Corpus Christi TX 78401 - MAP
Phone: (361) 888-7873
Web: www.texassurfmuseum.com

Heritage Park & Cultural Center
Travel back in time and explore the history of the homes at Heritage Park & Cultural Center. There are 12 Victorian house museums in the park, highlighted by the 100-year-old Galván House. Plenty of festivals and other free outdoor activities are held here year round. Learn more...

Address: 1581 N Chaparral St., Corpus Christi TX 78401 - MAP
Phone: (361) 826-3410
Web: www.cctexas.com

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Asian Cultures Museum

Address: 1809 N Chaparral St., Corpus Christi TX 78401 - MAP
Phone: (361) 882-2641
Web: www.asianculturesmuseum.org

The Selena Museum

Address: 5410 Leopard St., Corpus Christi TX 78408 - MAP
Phone: (361) 289-9013
Web: www.selenaforever.com