Family Programs


Saturday, January 25th

Bring the whole family out for Family Discovery Days at the Texas Maritime Museum! Experience a little more nautical fun along with your museum visit on each Family Discovery Day with themed crafts for you to conquer together. Crafts and activities will be available at no additional fee between 10:00 AM and 3:30 PM in our Education Center.

Family Discovery Days will be held every other month, the last Saturday of the month.


Pirate Pete’s Birthday Bash Arrgh! Thar be pirates here!

Pirate PeteOn the Saturday closest to International Talk like a Pirate Day (mid-September) the Texas Maritime Museum invites all of the young buccaneers to invade the Museum and celebrate Pirate Pete’s Birthday. Party goers will add to their pirate gear with our crafts and activities before proceeding to swashbuckling games. The evening concludes with Birthday Cake and a loot bag for home.

$10 fee with early registration password, $15 at the door with no password. Adults and children under 3 FREE. RSVP for the party early and get your $5 discount password! RVSP begins in September.

Please bring a new or gently used toy as Cap’n Pete’s present which will be donated to a community organization. Cap’n Pete’s Birthday is a fundraiser for the Education Department of the Museum.

Halloween Haunt


Just because Halloween on the Harbor has been cancelled to put community resources towards Fulton Mansion’s reopening doesn’t mean the TMM will be without some FREE spooktacular fun! Come by the Museum’s Grounds on Friday, October 30 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM for games, activities, and candy. Costume Contest sign up from 5:30 – 6:00, with contest beginning at 6 PM. Go through the Ghost Ship inside the Education Center and Vault for $1 or snack on chips and sodas for $1, both go towards the Education Department and its free or discounted programs.