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Galveston County Historical Museum

2219 Market Street
409-766-2340

• Located in the 1919 City National Bank Building
• Includes exhibits on 1900 Storm, Native Americans and Galveston architecture
• Unique features include a lighthouse lens and actual footage from 1900 Storm taken by Edison's assistant

Hours:
Mon through Sat - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sun - 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed: Thanksgiving,Christmas,New Year's Day

Admission:
Free
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Mardi Gras Museum

23rd & Strand (3rd floor)
409-763-1133

• Costumes and historical memorabilia
• Mardi Gras gift shop

Hours:
Mon through Fri - 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sat - 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sun - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission:

Free

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Railroad Museum

25th & Strand
409-765-5700

• Pullman cars, cabooses and miniature trains
• Restored Galveston Union Depot

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Seawolf Park

Pelican Island - take 5th Street
north across causeway
409-744-5738

Home of the WWII submarine Cavalla and the USS Stewart

Hours:
Daily - Dusk to Dawn

Admission:

Parking:
Cars- $5
Buses- $10
School Buses- $5
Group Rates Available

Naval Display:
Adults- $4
Kids- $2
Seniors Annual Pass- $25

Accepted Payments:
Cash

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Texas Seaport Museum

Pier 21, North of Harborside Drive
409-763-1877

• Home of 1877 Tall Ship Elissa
• Highlights workings of 19th century port and its influence on the community

Hours:

Daily- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission:
Adults- $6
Students (7-18)- $4
Children (6 and under)- Free
Family (2 Adults and up to 3 children under 19 yrs of age)- $16

Group Tour Discounts:

For info call:
409-763-1877

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Ocean Star Offshore Drilling
Rig & Museum

Pier 19, north of Harborside Drive
409-766-STAR or 713-975-6442

• Museum of petroleum and energy
• Step aboard an offshore rig and experience how oil and gas are produced offshore
• Videos, interactive displays and models

Admission:

Adults- $5
Seniors & Students- $4
Kids (6 and under)- Free

Accepted Payments:
Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and
Personal Checks

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Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Research Center

4700 Avenue U
409.766.3670

• Research includes improvements in husbandry techniques, feeding, growth, pathology, tagging, sea turtle strandings, and the treatment and rehabilitation of sick and injured turtles.
• Located one block from the Gulf of Mexico on Galveston Island.
• The only federal facility in the United States dedicated to captive rearing of sea turtles,

Hours:

Free tours are given on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm. Call for tour appointments.

Admission:
free

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Texas Aviation Hall of Fame / Lone Star Flight Museum

2002 Terminal Dr.
409.740.7722

• WWII Fighters, Bombers, Liaison Trainers, and Executive Planes.
• The mission of the Lone Star Flight Museum is to inform and educate the public of their aviation heritage and history

Hours:

9am-5pm (Closed Christmas)

Admission:
Adults: $8
Children (5-17): $5
Seniors 65+: $5
Membership & Group Rates available.

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