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Treasures of the Gulf Museum

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Sights and Museums, History Museum
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317 E Queen Isabella Blvd, Port Isabel, TX 78578, United States
(956) 943-7602
http://portisabelmuseums.com/
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The Museums of Port Isabel is a complex consisting of three diverse facilities, the Port Isabel Historic Museum, the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, and the Point Isabel Lighthouse. All three are within ... Read more
walking distance of each other and are open year around to the public.

Treasures of the Gulf Museum spotlights three 1554 Spanish shipwrecks. Meeting their fate just 30 miles north of Port isabel, they are brought to life with murals, artifacts and hands-on activities. Also featured is a Children’s Discovery Lab, Ship Theatre and Nautical Gift Shop. Last ticket sold at 3:30 p.m.

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Very interesting museums depicting the history of the area. Great rainy day activity.

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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Not the Smithsonian, however, done well. If you enjoy nautical history or the weather is no cooperating with your beach plans this is worth the price of a ticket. The exhibits in the museum focus on three Spanish shipwrecks that occurred in 1554 just 30 miles north of Port Isabel. The museum displays artifacts and murals. Children have to opportunity for hands-on activities are along with a Children's Discovery Lab and Ship Theater. There is also a nautical gift shop in the museum.

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Burns, Kansas

Great for history buffs and museum lovers. Wonderful rainy day activity.

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South Padre Island, Texas, USA
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