Corpus Christi, Texas

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Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

Attractions in Corpus Christi, Texas

Amusements

  • Dolphin Connection
    410 North Sandpiper Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78362
    Located in Ingleside
    361-776-2887, Meet dolphins up close and enjoy an experience of a lifetime with this company that takes you on an hour long boat tour of Corpus Christi Bay where you can visit, and... more info  map

  • Funtrackers Amusement Park
    9605 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
    361-937-9400, A great amusement park that the whole family can enjoy which includes race cars for children of all ages, a pro track for adults, an 18 hole miniature golf course,... more info  map

  • GCCA/CPL Marine Development Center
    4330 Waldron Road, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
    361-939-7784, One of the largest marine fish hatcheries in the world, visitors to this center will see red drum and spotted seatrout and southern flounder in a 3,000 gallon saltwater... more info  map

  • Texas State Aquarium
    2710 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78402
    361-881-1200, Discover Dolphin Bay�and learn about Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Be amazed at the daily dive presentations, animal interviews, and �hands on� experience... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Centennial House
    411 North Upper Broadway, Corpus Christi, TX 78403
    361-882-8691, Built by Forbes Britton on land acquired from the founder of Corpus Christi, Colonel Henry Kinney, this house is the oldest standing structure in the city and received... more info  map

  • Heritage Park & Multicultural Center
    1581 North Chaparral, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
    361-883-0639, This heritage park is the site of nine historical Corpus Christi homes, the oldest dating back to 1851. Many of the homes are recorded Texas Historical Landmarks and... more info  map

  • Rialto Theatre
    108 North Washington, Beeville, TX 78104
    361-358-2432, The Rialto is a Classic Revival-style theatre which was designed by architect W.C. Stephenson. After it was damaged in a fire in 1935, it was remodeled in an Art Modern... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Joe Barnhart Bee County Library
    110 West Corpus Christi Street, Beeville, TX 78102
    361-362-4901, Located in the 1906 Praeger Building on the Court Square, the Joe Barnhart Bee County Library offers materials and services to help all ages find the information they... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Art Center of Corpus Christi
    100 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
    361-884-6406, This local art center is free to the public and offers local, Coastal art for viewing in spacious, elegant galleries. There is also a gift gallery, onsite studio and... more info  map

  • Asian Cultures Museum and Educational Center
    1809 North Chaparral Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
    361-882-2641, The largest collection of artifacts from Japan are on display at this museum that features over 8,000 objects and documents, as well as arts and crafts from the... more info  map

  • Beeville Art Museum
    401 East Fannin Street, Beeville, TX 78102
    361-358-8615, Beeville Art Museum is housed in the 1910 Victorian-style Esther Barnhart House, the original home of the Hodges family, early Beeville settlers. Antique furnishings... more info  map

  • International Kite Museum, The
    3200 Surfside Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78403
    Located at the Radisson Beach Hotel
    361-883-7456, Tucked in a corner of this resort hotel, this small museum is a celebration of the fascinating history of kites from their origin in the Orient to today. more info  map

  • Selena Museum
    5410 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78408
    361-289-9013, Abraham Quintanilla built this museum to honor the memory of his daughter, Selena, the world famous singer who was killed in the prime of her life. The museum displays... more info  map

  • South Texas Institute for the Arts
    1902 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
    361-825-3500, Consisting of the Art Museum of South Texas, the Creative Arts Center, and the Center for Hispanic Arts, this arts institute contains a permanent, comprehensive... more info  map

  • USS LEXINGTON Museum on the Bay
    2914 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78403
    Located Next to the Texas State Aquarium
    361-888-4873, Commissioned in 1943, the USS LEXINGTON served longer, set more records and earned more decorations than any Essex Class aircraft carrier in U.S. naval history. Take a... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Padre Island National Seashore
    PO BOX 181300, Corpus Christi, TX 78480
    361-949-8068, The largest undeveloped barrier island in the United States, this 70 mile long park is open year round for swimming, hiking, fishing, surfing, camping, and beachcombing.... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Cole Park
    1526 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    361-561-0253, A spectacular view of Corpus Christi Bay is featured at this sprawling 43 acre park that includes a lighted fishing pier, a large children's playground, open and shaded... more info  map

  • Labonte Park
    14333 IH-37, Corpus Christi, TX 78403
    361-826-2489, Dedicated to the Labonte brothers of NASCAR fame, this city park is nestled along the scenic Nueces River and is a popular weekend getaway for families. Facilities on... more info  map

  • South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center
    8545 South Staples, Corpus Christi, TX 78413
    361-852-2100, The 182-acre South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center offers a variety of educational classes, events, and exhibits for all ages and garden enthusiasts." ... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Padre Island Yacht Charters
    13746 Primavera Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
    North Padre Island by Packery Channel
    361-688-1651, Welcome to the Island for a romantic night on the Yacht, just a cruise, or one of the beach side condos. more info  map

  

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