Plan Your Visit

Museum Hours

Tuesday-Saturday 10a.m. to 4p.m.

Sunday 1p.m. to 4p.m.

Closed:, Easter Sunday, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. ½ day of Good Friday and July 4th

Please check Calendar for any upcoming closures.


Adult $8

Senior $6

Active Military $6

Children (3-12) $3

Under 3 FREE

Museum Members FREE

Cash, Check or CC accepted (Mastercard and Visa only). No CC charges under $10

No admission fee for visiting the Museum Store, or during some public programs.



1202 Navigation Circle

Rockport, TX 78382

Located off of Hwy 35N Business in Rockport near the Aquarium, Art Center and Bay Education Center.

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Photo Policy

No flash photography is allowed in any of the museum galleries.

Flash photography is allowed on the Lighthouse Observation Deck and the outdoor exhibits.

Texas Maritime Museum Gift Shop

The Gift Shop at the Texas Maritime Museum is made up of unique coastal, nautical and maritime items.   There is also a collection of wine-related dishes and glasses to compliment our annual Festival of Food and Wine.  Some of the items that you will find are Maritime Museum t-shirts and caps,  coastal designed note cards, bronze sculptures of fish and birds, glassware, puzzles, cloisonné birds and fish, lighthouse bookmarks and a series of six Texas Lighthouse prints painted by the famous watercolor artist, Harold Phenix.

The Gift Shop also has a varied selection of books ranging in topics from the Texas Navy to Whooping Cranes, kayaking the Texas Coast and several books on the French explorer LaSalle.  The Gift Shop is also proud to include the award winning cookbook by the Texas Maritime Museum, Marithyme Treasures: the Cuisine of the Texas Coast.

Museum Members receive a store discount.