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Mission Statement

The mission of the Texas Maritime Museum is to excite and educate the public about Texas maritime history and artifacts. The Museum's purpose is to offer a variety of experiences to children and adults by collecting, preserving, and interpreting items of historical interest for educational purposes; to recount Texas maritime history through artifacts, documents, and other materials of unique or historical value; and to exhibit items to further the public interest, knowledge, understanding and appreciation of such material and related historical background.

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The Texas Maritime Museum has four central themes: History and technology of offshore petroleum production and transportation; history and development of Texas seaports, maritime communities and maritime commerce along the Gulf; exploration/ settlement history of the Texas Gulf Coast including Spanish and French heritage; and an overview of Texas seafood/ fishing industry.

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http://www.texasmaritimemuseum.org

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