Rent the Museum




Rent the 

Texas Maritime Museum




The Museum is one of the area’s most unique and affordably priced venues for hosting your unforgettable event. The museum is capable of hosting almost any type of event, including Birthday Parties, Weddings, Receptions, as well as Business & Corporate events. Facility rental discounts are available to members and active duty military.
Rental Agreement
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Weddings, Receptions and Private Events

What better place for your group to celebrate and entertain than surrounded by Texas history. Weddings and receptions, groups, civic and professional organizations, businesses and corporations will find the Texas Maritime Museum the ideal site for their special event.

The Museum and grounds are available for after-hours rentals. The galleries will remain open for viewing during all events, allowing your party to explore. Included in your museum rental is the Maritime Collections & Education center which can seat 120 guests or 140 standing. If you have a larger party in mind the grounds can accommodate tents and outdoor seating.  The Museum and grounds has room for up to 350 guests.  The Collections and Education center has a small caterers kitchen available.

A member of the museum staff will be present during the entire time of the event for security and any other issues that may arise.

Event Pricing

$50 hr for private organizations. Includes set-up and take-down time. A $100 deposit required to secure the date, and will be applied to final bill upon inspection of the museum by the staff.

$25 hr for 501(c)3 and 501(c)6 non-profit organizations and military weddings. A $25 deposit is required to secure the date and will be applied to the final bill upon inspection of the museum by the staff.

Rental fee is waived for retiring military or for other military ceremonies.

The rental fee does not include table and chairs. The Museum has eight, 8 foot banquet tables available for rent for $3 ea, and metal folding chairs available for a rental fee of $5 for ten chairs. All other equipment must be brought in. There are no restrictions on vendors, however the Museum has policies regarding the type of foods and beverages that may be served.

For a list of all policies and regulations please read the rental agreement.

For questions, or to reserve the Museum contact us at 361.729.1271.

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Rental Agreement and send in with your deposit.