School Tours

The Texas Maritime Museum offers varied and exciting exhibits that cover many aspects of Texas Maritime history.  Our Education Director is happy to work with students of all ages and tailor your Texas Maritime Museum tour to what your students are learning.  For rates, TEKS, how to book, and how a TMM tour can benefit you, see the information below!


Field Trip Rates


ACISD Schools                           FREE

All Other Students                     $1.50


Booking Details

  • All school tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance.

  • Any tour can be designed to emphasize particular interests or subjects related to school curriculum

  • Average visiting time is 1 hour

  • Groups are invited to visit Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

  • Tour leader and bus driver will both receive free admission

  • For school groups a minimum of one Teacher/Chaperone for every 10 children (3rd Grade +) or 2 Teachers/Chaperones for every 10 children (K-2nd Grade) are required and will receive free admission.

  • Additional Chaperones are welcome but required to pay the Adult Group Rate of $6.00

Specialty Tours


For an additional $1.50 per student, you can book a specialty tour.  Each specialty tour includes a standard museum tour and special presentations and activities designed to teach specific TEKS.  The list of specialty tours currently available is below.  Click the links to learn more.

A Sailor's Calendar

Clash of Cultures

Educator Resources

Click the link below to see what your students can learn from a Texas Maritime Museum tour!


To book a tour, please contact the Education Director, Shelly Knostman.  She can be reached at or 361-729-1271.