USS LEXINGTON MUSEUM
2914 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78402 Directions
Group Tours, Overnight Camping, LEX Trivia, The Ship, Pearl Harbor Exhibit, Flight Operations Tour, Hard Hat, Scale Model Gallery, Haunted House, Educational Programs, Mess Deck Café, Simulator, Joe Jessel 3D MEGA Theater, Virtual Battle Stations, Special Events, Museum Aircraft & Curatorial
USS Lexington Museum was established in 1992 and is the world's oldest aircraft carrier operated as a naval aviation history, educational center, and famous tourist area attraction. Show the world's most former aircraft carrier left from the inside out. Five routes will take you through this 33,000-ton seaside town. Visitors can explore World War II's most extended operating Essex Class aircraft carrier. The 16-deck Blue Ghost features military objects and more than 20 aircraft. Tourists can see all five roads, the lockdown of LEX escape rooms, 3-D super theater, mess decks eatery, and jet fighter. It has over 440 items on display, see the largest set of models publicly displayed in Texas. It offers awareness and a permanent memorial to history. It affords free viewing in fighter pilot 3D.
Adults - $16.95
Senior/Military - $14.95
Children 4-12 - $11.95
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TEXAS STATE AQUARIUM
2710 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78402 Directions
Education Groups, Overnight Visits, Limited Free Aquavision Series, and Research Fund, Creature Tales, Conservation, Summer and School Year Camps, Homeschool, Public Places, Conservation Practices, Wildlife Care, Private Events, Animals, Exhibits, STEM Professional in Residence, Outreach Programs, Aquarium Dis, Seafood Wars & Camp-Ins
Texas State Aquarium 501(c)(3) non-profit aquarium to connect people with animals, encourage respect for their waters, and foster the protection of biodiversity. Visitors can enjoy entertaining and educational exhibits showcasing over 300 species, read about biodiversity, and how their behaviors impact the other occupants of both the sea and land and are entertained at thrilling displays. You are able to charm, entertain and attract thousands of animals including more than 500 species. The mission of the aquarium is to connect people with animals, to encourage respect for their seas, and to promote the protection of wildlife. It includes bottlenose dolphins, birds, and a fascinating variety of mammals. Underwater displays deliver a stunning structure and an emotional journey into the vastness of the oceans. It affords free admission for child two and under, members & parking.
Adult (13 & Up) - $35.95
Senior (65 & Up) - $33.95
Military or Student - $33.95
Child (3-12) - $25.95
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SOUTH TEXAS BOTANICAL GARDENS & NATURE CENTER
8545 South Staples, Corpus Christi, TX 78413 Directions
Environmental Conservation, Teacher, Rose and Seasonal Plumeria Garden, Dining, Education, Private Parties, Kids Summer Camps, Gift Shop, Research, Public Places, Exhibits, Birding and Natural Preserve, Corporate Events, Annual Pass Membership, Group Sales & School Programs
'South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center' is one of the five significant attractions of Corpus Christi and a leading destination for nature tourism in South Texas. Nature Center provides access, honorariums and memorials, family, corporate, and gift membership. It provides a meaningful and enjoyable experience for visitors; enhances the local quality of life and economic growth through nature tourism. They also organize hundreds of school and adult visits, and for private parties rent their facilities to guests. It has 300 stunning roses and magnificent Rose Pavilion, elegant Hummingbird Garden, beautiful Artscape creative Sensory Garden. You can enjoy the scented tropical Plumeria Garden with its elevated viewing ramp to admire the tree-top blooms from the view of the birds. This 182-acre exhibition on Oso Creek provides a rare and diverse view of stunning new Exotic Parrots or native wildlife botanical gardens.
Adults/Children Ages (13-59) - - $9
60+Seniors/*Active Military/*College - - $7
Children Ages (3-12) - $5