Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm
Sunday: 1pm-4pm

Closed Monday & Major Holidays


Adult $8

Ages 13-59


Senior & Military $6

Ages 60&Up


Children $3

Ages 3-12

Texas Maritime Museum

1202 Navigation Circle

Rockport, Texas 78382

Phone: 361-729-1271

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Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series

Our most popular and longest running program, the Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series, runs January through March (excluding the week of spring break). Lectures are held every Monday, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (doors open at 11:45) in the Museum Education Center.


The series consists of 9 weeks of FREE lectures on a variety of topics relating to maritime history, museum programming, museum exhibits or the Coastal Bend community and environment.


Russell Miget

Retired Agrilife Extension

January 21, 2019


Russell Miget, retired after 40 years working with Texas AgriLife Extension, will present Seafood, Fact or Fiction.

John Scarpa, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, TAMUCC

January 28, 2019


The presentation will review oyster culture and what is known, or perceived, as a user conflict, such as interfering with boating traffic, by the general public. 

Followed by Q & A session. 

Shannan McAskill

PhD Student

February 4, 2019


PhD student Shannan McAskill will present on how hurricane Harvey affected plankton populations in the Coastal Bend.

Carra Miller

Maritime Lawyer w/ Welder Leshin

Associate attorney Carra Miller, who represents shipowners, agents, and maritime employers at Welder Leshin in Corpus Christi, will discuss maritime law as it pertains to shipowners, agents, and maritime employers.

February 11, 2019


Kam Wagert & Pam Stranahan

Kam Wagert, former board member of Texas Maritime, along with former director of the Texas Archaeological Society, Pam Stranahan, will discuss Aransas County's history through postcards. 

February 18, 2019


Sara Pelleteri

University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Sara Pelleteri, the program director for the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, will present on invasive species

February 25, 2019


Dr. Wade Harrell & Laura Bonneau

Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

Dr. Wade Harrell and Laura Bonneau of the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge will give their annual whooping crane update.

March 4, 2019


Samreen Siddiqui

Doctoral Candidate

Doctoral candidate Samreen Siddiqui will pose the question “Do the medicines we take accumulate in local waterways?,” covering how our waste can reach local fish and wildlife.

March 18, 2019


Perry R. Bass Memorial

Sports Fishing Wall of Fame

Induction ceremony presented by curator, Cassidy Mickelson

March 25, 2019