List of museums in the Texas Gulf Coast

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The list of museums in the Texas Gulf Coast encompasses museums defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included. Also included are non-profit art galleries and exhibit spaces.

Lists of Texas institutions which are not museums are noted in the "See also" section, below.

To use the sortable table, click on the icons at the top of each column to sort that column in alphabetical order; click again for reverse alphabetical order

Museums[edit]

Texas Gulf Coast museums
Museum name Image City County Type Summary/Refs
1940 Air Terminal Museum 1940 Air Terminal Museum.jpg Houston Harris Aviation Southeast Texas's commercial aviation history (with an emphasis on Houston)[1]
20th Century Technology Museum Wharton Wharton Technology Displays include radios, phonographs and a jukebox, televisions, arcade games, home appliances, farm equipment, telephones, typewriters, computers, electronics, cameras and aircraft[2]
Alvin Historical Museum Alvin Brazoria Local history operated by the Alvin Museum Society[3]
American Architecture and Decorate Arts, Museum ofMuseum of American Architecture and Decorate Arts Houston Harris Decorative arts part of Houston Baptist University, social history and material culture of people settling in Texas between 1830 and 1930, includes doll and miniature furniture collections[4]
American Cowboy Museum Houston Harris Living history programs [5]
American Indian Genocide Museum Houston Harris Genocide of American Indians [6]
ArtCar Museum ArtCarMuseum.jpg Houston Harris Art Contemporary art[7]
Art League Houston Houston Harris Art alternative art exhibitions[4]
Art Museum of South Texas Corpus Christi Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio Art [8]
Art Museum of Southeast Texas Art Museum of Southeast Texas.jpg Beaumont Jefferson Art Emphasis on American and folk art[9]
Ashton Villa Ashton Villa Galveston Texas.jpg Galveston Galveston Historic house NRHP[10]
Austin State Park, Stephen F.Stephen F. Austin State Park Austin statue.jpg San Felipe Austin Open air Includes historic log dogtrot house and J.J. Josey General Store & Museum[11]
Zaharias Museum, Babe DidriksonBabe Didrikson Zaharias Museum Zaharias museum.jpg Beaumont Jefferson Biographical website, female athlete Babe Didrikson[12]
Bay Area Museum Nassau Bay Harris Local History website,[13]
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens BayouBendClioGarden.JPG Houston Harris Decorative arts Facility of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, historic mansion with decorative arts, furniture[14]
Baytown Historical Museum Baytown Chambers, Harris Local history [15]
Beaumont Police Department Museum Beaumont Jefferson Law enforcement [16]
Bishop's Palace Bishops Palace Galveston 2009.jpg Galveston Galveston Historic house Gilded Age mansion NRHP[17]
Blaffer Gallery Houston Harris Art Part of the University of Houston[18]
Brazoria Community Historical Museum Brazoria Brazoria Local history [19]
Brazoria County Historical Museum Angleton Brazoria Local history history and cultural heritage of Brazoria County[20]
Brazosport Museum of Natural Science Clute Brazoria Natural history features shells, fossils, dinosaur skeletons, wildlife, rocks & minerals and archeology[21]
Brown & Scurlock Galleries Beaumont Jefferson Art [22]
Brown Heritage Museum, Frank J.Frank J. Brown Heritage Museum Friendswood Galveston, Harris Local history [23]
Brownsville Heritage Museum Brownsville Cameron Local history part of the Brownsville Heritage Complex, features large textile collection[24]
Brownsville Museum of Fine Art Brownsville Cameron Art [24]
Buffalo Soldiers National Museum BuffaloSoldierMuseumHoustonTX.JPG Houston Harris Military history of the African American Buffalo Soldiers[25]
Butler Longhorn Museum League City Galveston, Harris American West Texas Longhorn history through in western art, music, Longhorn artifacts and Texas historical items[26]
Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum ByzantineChapelMuseum.jpg Houston Harris Art Byzantine frescoes[4]
Calhoun County Museum Port Lavaca Calhoun Local history [27]
Chambers House Museum Chambers House.jpg Beaumont Jefferson Historic house operated by the Beaumont Heritage Society, restored for the period 1920 – 1945[28]
Children's Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent Victoria Victoria Children [29]
Children's Museum of Brownsville Brownsville Cameron Children's [24]
Children's Museum of Houston HoustonChildrenMuseum.JPG Houston Harris Children's [4]
City By the Sea Museum Palacios Matagorda Texas Gulf Coast museum of the Palacios Area Historical Association[30]
Clifton Steamboat Museum Beaumont Jefferson Multiple steamboat era, military displays including wars fought in Southeast Texas and Louisiana, art and Boy Scout display[31]
Cool Cats Toy Museum Corpus Christi Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio Toy [32]
Commemorative Air Force Rio Grande Valley Wing Museum Brownsville Cameron Military World War II history[24]
Conner Museum, John E.John E. Conner Museum Kingsville Kleberg Multiple part of Texas A&M University–Kingsville, natural and cultural history of South Texas[33]
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Houston Harris Art Contemporary art created within the past 40 years[4]
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History Corpus christi museum of science history.jpg Corpus Christi Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio Multiple website, natural history, local history and culture[32]
Costumes of the Americas Museum Brownsville Cameron Textile textiles and garments of the native peoples of all the Americas[24]
Czech Center Museum Houston Houston Harris Ethnic [4]
Dickinson Historic Railroad Depot Dickinson Galveston Local history operated by the Dickinson Historical Society[34]
Dishman Art Museum Beaumont Jefferson Art Part of Lamar University, includes contemporary art exhibits, 19th-century paintings and porcelains and objets d'art[35]
Dunham Bible Museum Houston Harris Literary part of Houston Baptist University, rare bibles and manuscripts[4]
Dutch Windmill Museum Nederland Jefferson Local history replica of a Dutch windmill with local history and Dutch heritage displays and Tex Ritter artifacts[36]
Edison Museum Edison museum beaumont tx 2014.jpg Beaumont Jefferson Biographical Artifacts and interactive exhibits about Thomas Edison and his inventions[37]
Egypt Plantation Museum Egypt Wharton Historic house Empire period house, also includes depot museum with ranching heritage and plantation life displays, and Texas history[38]
El Campo Museum of Natural History El Campo Wharton Natural history wildlife dioramas, special collections of clown memorabilia, fishing lures, seashells [39]
Fannin Battleground SHS Goliad Goliad Texas history [40]
Fender Museum, FreddyFreddy Fender Museum San Benito Cameron Music [41]
Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, PearlPearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts Spring Harris Art features three galleries of changing exhibits[42]
Fire Museum of Texas Fire Museum of Texas in Beaumont.jpg Beaumont Jefferson Firefighting [43]
Forbidden Gardens ForbiddenGardens-TerraCottaArmy-2008'4-crwpps.jpg Katy Fort Bend, Harris, Waller Replication of Terracotta Army closed in 2011[44]
Fort Bend Museum Richmond Fort Bend Open air includes Museum, Long-Smith Cottage, 1883 John M. and Lottie D. Moore House, and the McFarlane House[45]
Freeman Weather Museum, John C.John C. Freeman Weather Museum Houston Harris Natural history [4]
French Home Trading Post French Trading Post.jpg Beaumont Jefferson Historic house operated by the Beaumont Heritage Society, includes 1845 period house, blacksmith shop, tannery, privy and smokehouse
NRHP in Jefferson County, historic home operated as a museum[46]
Fulton Mansion State Historic Site Fulton mansion 2006.jpg Fulton Aransas Historic house Restored Victorian mansion[47]
Galveston Arts Center Galveston Galveston Art [48]
Galveston County Historical Museum Galveston Galveston Local history Closed for repairs due to Hurricane Ike [49]
Galveston Railroad Museum Old Santa Fe Union Station.jpg Galveston Galveston Railroad Severely damaged during Hurricane Ike [50]
Goliad State Park and Historic Site Goliad Goliad Texas History [51]
Gulf Coast Archive and Museum Houston Harris archive still open by appointment but museum is closed[4]
Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum Harlingen Cameron Multiple art and local history, formerly the Rio Grande Valley Museum[52]
Heritage Museum at Falfurrias, Texas Falfurrias Brooks Local history [53]
Heritage Museum of Montgomery County, Texas Conroe Montgomery Local history [54]

[55]

Heritage Park Corpus Christi Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio Historic house includes 9 Victorian homes[32]
Heritage Park & Museum Pasadena Harris Local history [56]
Heritage Society Museum Houston Harris Part of Sam Houston Park[57]
Historic Brownsville Museum Brownsville Cameron Local History variety of exhibits that interpret events from Brownsville's past[58]
Holocaust Museum Houston Houston Holocaust Museum.jpg Houston Harris Holocaust [4]
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Houston Harris Art contemporary craft art with an emphasis on fiber, metal, glass, clay and wood[4]
Houston Center for Photography Houston Harris Art [4]
Houston Fire Museum Houston Fire Museum -- Station No. 7.jpg Houston Harris Firefighting [59]
Houston Maritime Museum Houston Harris Maritime includes ship models, navigation instruments and maritime artifacts[60]
Houston Museum of African American Culture Houston Harris African American [61]
Houston Museum of Natural Science WLA hmns Trilobite Kettneraspis sp.jpg Houston Harris Natural history, Science [4]
Houston Police Museum Houston Harris Law enforcement open by appointment[62]
Houston Park, SamSam Houston Park OldMillSamHoustonParkHouston.png Houston Harris Open air Features the Heritage Society Museum, several historic houses[4]
Humble Museum Humble Harris Local history exhibits include oil, cattle, lumber, churches and everyday life[63]
Iwo Jima Memorial Museum Harlingen Cameron Military part of the Marine Military Academy[64]
Jefferson County Historical Commission Mini-Museum Beaumont Jefferson Local history [65]
Jordan Plantation, LeviLevi Jordan Plantation Brazoria Brazoria [66]
Center of Houston, JungJung Center of Houston Houston Harris Art Features an art gallery[4]
Katy Heritage Park Katy Fort Bend, Harris, Waller Open air operated by the Katy Heritage Society[67]
K Space Contemporary Corpus Christi Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio Art art gallery[32]
Kenedy Ranch Museum of South Texas Sarita Kenedy History history of the Kenedy family and South Texas[68]
King Ranch Museum Kingsville Kleberg Agriculture history of the King Ranch[69]
Kirby-Hill House Kountze Hardin Historic house [70]
La Maison Acadienne Nederland Jefferson Local history replica of early Acadian homes in South Louisiana, with local French heritage displays[71]
La Maison Beausoleil Port Neches Jefferson Historic house 1810 Cajun architectural style home[72]
Lake Jackson Historical Museum Lake Jackson Brazoria Local history [73]
Lawrence Children's Museum, OttoOtto Lawrence Children's Museum Edna Jackson Children's [74]
Lawndale Art Center LawndaleArtCenterFacade.jpg Houston Harris Art Art gallery[4]
Lone Star Flight Museum SBD Dauntless.jpg Galveston Galveston Aviation Features historic aircraft and the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame[75]
Matagorda County Museum Bay City Matagorda Local history [76]
McFaddin-Ward House Mcfaddin ward house.jpg Beaumont Jefferson Historic house Beaux-Arts mansion with over 75 years of furnishings[77]
McKay Clinic Medical Museum Humble Harris original furniture and equipment from 1938[78]
John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science McGovernMuseumHealthHouston.JPG Houston Harris Medical [4]
McNamara-O'Conner House Victoria Victoria Historic house website, Victorian period house
NRHP Victoria County[29]
Menard House, Michel B.Michel B. Menard House Galveston Galveston Historic house [79]
Menil Collection Campus Menil Collection.jpg Houston Harris Art 20th century art[4]
Moody Mansion William Lewis Moody Mansion.jpg Galveston Galveston Historic house Built in 1895, this 20-room mansion was once owned by William Lewis Moody, Jr. and later his daughter Mary Moody Northen [80]
Moody Gardens Discovery Pyramid Moody Gardens.jpg Galveston Galveston Multiple Includes Discovery Pyramid with traveling exhibits about science and space, Rainforest Pyramid with animals and plants, and the Aquarium Pyramid [81]
Museum of American Music History-Texas Houston Harris [82]
Fine Arts, Houston, Museum ofMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston Canaletto - The Grand Canal and the Church of the Salute.jpg Houston Harris Art [4]
Printing History, Museum ofMuseum of Printing History Houston Harris Multiple includes historical documents, fine art exhibits and antique printing equipment[83]
Southern History, Museum ofMuseum of Southern History Houston Harris History part of Houston Baptist University, history of the South during the mid-19th century with period room displays[4]
Museum of the Coastal Bend Victoria Victoria Local history [29]
Museums of Port Isabel Port Isabel Cameron Multiple complex includes the Port Isabel Historic Museum with local history exhibits, the Treasures of the Gulf Museum with exhibits from 3 1554 Spanish shipwrecks, and the Point Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site[84]
Museum of the Gulf Coast Port Arthur Jefferson Multiple heritage of the Gulf Coast including history, natural history, fine and decorative art and popular culture[85]
Funeral History, National Museum ofNational Museum of Funeral History Houston Harris History exhibits include caskets, funeral and mourning artifacts and rituals[86]
Nave, Royston, Memorial Nave Museum in Victoria, TX IMG 1014.JPG Victoria Victoria Art works by Royston Nave and changing exhibits
NRHP Victoria County[29]
Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum Derrick.JPG Galveston Galveston Industry [87]
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site Palo alto 0028.JPG Brownsville Cameron Military Visitor center features exhibits about the Battle of Palo Alto and the Mexican-American War[88]
Pelt Pond Rural Life Museum Kountze Hardin Local history rural East Texas pioneer life[89]
Pioneer Memorial Log House Museum Houston Harris Located in Hermann Park[90]
Point Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site PortIsabelTexasLighthouse.jpg Port Isabel Cameron Lighthouse [91]
Pompeiian Villa Pompeiian Villa by Michael Reed fastturtles.org.jpg Port Arthur Jefferson NRHP[92]
Porter Museum of Telephone History, DocDoc Porter Museum of Telephone History Houston Harris Telecommunications telephone equipment and the history of the telephone[93]
Presidio La Bahía Presidio La Bahía.jpg Goliad Goliad Military Restored fort, chapel and museum[94]
Refugio County Museum Refugio Refugio Local history [95]
Rice University Art Gallery Houston Harris Art [4]
Rogers House Museum, MargueriteMarguerite Rogers House Museum Alvin Brazoria Historic house operated by the Alvin Museum Society[96]
Rothko Chapel Barnett Newman Broken Obelisk Rothko Chapel (HDR).jpg Houston Harris Art Nondenominational chapel with art by Mark Rothko[4]
Rosenberg Railroad Museum Rosenberg Fort Bend Railroad [97]
Ryan Exhibit Center, NolanNolan Ryan Exhibit Center Alvin Brazoria Biographical baseball pitcher Nolan Ryan[98]
San Benito History Museum San Benito Cameron Local history [99]
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site San Jacinto Monument.jpg La Porte Harris Multiple Includes the San Jacinto Museum of History about the history of Texas, the San Jacinto Monument, the battlefield and the USS Texas museum ship[100]
Seawolf Park Galveston Galveston Maritime Includes the submarine USS Cavalla (SS-244), the ASW destroyer escort USS Stewart (DE-238), and the remains of a merchant ship [101]
Selena Museum Corpus Christi Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio Biographical Tejano music singer Selena[32]
Space Center Houston Johnson Space Center.jpg Houston Harris Aerospace Visitor's center of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center[4]
Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum.jpg Beaumont Jefferson Industry Part of Lamar University, restored oil boomtown village that show the effects of the Spindletop oil well on the local community[102]
Spring Historical Museum Spring Harris Local history [103]
Stark Museum of Art StarkMuseum OrangeTX.jpg Orange Orange Art Focus on American Western and Native American art and artifacts[104]
Stark House, W.H.W.H. Stark House StarkHouse.jpg Orange Orange Historic house 1920s period house, NRHP[105]
Station Museum of Contemporary Art Houston Harris Art [4]
Stillman House Museum Brownsville Cameron Historic house part of the Brownsville Heritage Complex, late 19th century period house[106]
Strake Jesuit Art Museum Houston Harris Art part of Strake Jesuit College Preparatory[4]
Sylvan Beach Depot Museum and Library La Porte Harris Operated by the La Porte Heritage Society[107]
Taft Blackland Museum Taft San Patricio Local history website
Tejano Civil Rights Museum Grande grossman house corpus christi.jpg Corpus Christi Nueces History [108]
Texas City Museum Texas City Galveston Local history includes model railroad exhibit and children's discovery area[109]
Texas Conjunto Music Museum San Benito Cameron Music [110]
Texas Energy Museum Beaumont Jefferson Industry Texas oil industry and oil discovery science[111]
Texas Maritime Museum Rockport Aransas Maritime [112]
Texas Seaport Museum Galveston Galveston Maritime includes the three-masted barque Elissa[113]
Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures Corpus Christi Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio Cultural art, artifacts and culture of Asia[32]
Texas Surf Museum Corpus Christi Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio Sports [32]
Texana Museum Edna Jackson Local history local cultural and natural history[74]
Tomball Museum Center Tomball Harris Open air operated by the Spring Creek County Historical Association, includes two period historic houses, country doctor's office, farm equipment display, log buildings, church, schoolhouse, oil camp house [114]
USS Lexington (CV-16) USS Lexington Corpus.JPG Corpus Christi Aransas, Kleberg, Nueces, San Patricio Maritime WWII aircraft carrier museum ship[32]
USS Texas USS TexasSan Jacinto Park in Fog.jpg La Porte Harris Museum ship Battleship, part of San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site[115]
Varner–Hogg Plantation State Historical Site Varner Hogg Front Entrance.JPG West Columbia Brazoria Historic house [116]
Wallisville Heritage Park and Museum Wallisville Chambers Local history [117]
West Bay Common School Children's Museum League City Galveston, Harris Children's includes one room schoolhouse, barn with farm tools and hands-on displays, and an ice house/barbershop[118]
Wharton County Museum Tiger at Wharton County Historical Museum IMG 1052.JPG Wharton Wharton Local history history, culture, and traditions of the county[119]
Woodlands Children's Museum Woodlands Harris, Montgomery Children's [120]
Yates Museum, Rutherford B. H.Rutherford B. H. Yates Museum Houston Harris Freedmen’s Town National Historic District[121]
Zaragoza Birthplace State Historic Site House where General Zaragoza was born IMG 0998.JPG Goliad Goliad Texas history State Historic Site Protected Area[122]

See also[edit]

Resources[edit]

References[edit]

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  41. ^ "Freddy Fender Museum". Texas Historical Commission. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
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  110. ^ "Texas Conjunto Music Museum". Texas Historical Commission. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  111. ^ "Texas Energy Museum". Texas Historical Commission. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  112. ^ "Texas Maritime Museum". Texas Historical Commission. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  113. ^ "Texas Seaport Museum". Texas Historical Commission. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  114. ^ "Tomball Museum Center". Texas Historical Commission. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  115. ^ "Battleship Texas Museum". Texas Historical Commission. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
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  119. ^ "Wharton Co. Historical Museum". Texas Historical Commission. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
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