It’s day six of MuseumWeek and today’s theme is travel!

Can you imagine crossing the mighty ocean to start a new life in a new world? As a voyager, what would you bring?

In 1685, Robert de La Salle sailed the La Belle one of his four ships to the Gulf of Mexico with the mission of starting a French colony at the mouth of the Mississippi River. Pictured are artifacts from the ship. You can...
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It’s day six of MuseumWeek and today’s theme is travel
It's day five of MuseumWeek and today's theme is Books!

Our featured book is the Sears Catalog! With the advent of the transcontinental railroad, there was a need to bring an array of consumer goods to families in the remote reaches of America. Richard Warren Sears teamed up with Alvah C. Roebuck and published catalogues that offered a wide selection of products at clearly stated prices,...
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It's day five of MuseumWeek and today's theme is Books
Come to our 4th of July Celebration and enter our pie eating contest!
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Holly Norton
Josh Deleon
Week 3 of summer camp was a blast!

Today is the last day to register for next week's camp. Call 826-4667 to reserve your spot.

Week 3 of summer camp was a blast Today is the last
It's day four of MuseumWeek and today's theme is stories! Maybe some tall tales!

Does anyone know what this mythical creature is?

It's a Fiji mermaid! They were a popular sideshow attraction made famous by P. T. Barnum. This curiosity was constructed by sewing the upper body of a monkey to the tail of a fish. They've been featured in circus sideshows since the mid-1800's.

The museum's...
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It's day four of MuseumWeek and today's theme is stories Maybe some tall tales
Richard Perez
Michelle Nell
Nicole Rocha-Gray
It's day three of MuseumWeek! Today's theme is music and we're featuring the Galvan Orchestra and Ballroom!

Built in 1950, the Galvan Ballroom played a significant role in the social and cultural development of Corpus Christi during a time of segregation. The ballroom allowed the integration of Hispanic and Anglo-American communities, as well as performances by African-American musical...
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Its day three of MuseumWeek Todays theme is music and were featuring
Next week's Cooking Up Chemistry camp for the younger group (4 yrs - 2nd grade) is going to be very hands-on and messy!

Registration closes on Friday at 5:00 pm. To register, call the museum at 361-826-4667.

Next weeks Cooking Up Chemistry camp for the younger group 4 yrs
Korrie Thomas
It's day two of MuseumWeek. Today's them is #SportsMW.

Did you know Corpus Christi was home to a World War I training camp? From 1916 to 1919, soldiers were based along Ocean Drive, awaiting orders during the American entry into the war in Europe. To boost morale, the infantry formed a football team. They played on a field near Christus Spohn Hospital, Shoreline. During 1916’s season, they...
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It's day two of MuseumWeek Today's them is SportsMW
Elissa Fernandez
Next week is CSI week at summer camp for the 3rd-6th grade class. Includes a field trip to the Corpus Christi Police Department where campers will get to experience a lie detector test, learn about fingerprinting, and more!

Spots are limited so register today. Registration closes at 5:00 pm on Friday, June 23rd.

To register, call the museum at 361-826-4667.

Next week is CSI week at summer camp for the 3rd6th grade
It's the first day of #MuseumWeek2017! And we are excited!

Today's Theme: #FoodMW. Iconic food from Corpus Christi? #Whataburger, of course! Visit the museum to learn more about how Texas' favorite burger got started in our city!
It's the first day of MuseumWeek2017 And we are excited
Lorena Mercado Kolasinski
Amanda Garza
Lucy Fey Allen
December 20, 1938

The 550 ft long French oil tanker “Emile Miguet” departs the Port of Corpus Christi in December of 1938. In 1939 it was attacked and burned off the southern coast of Ireland.

#McGregorMonday
December 20 1938 The 550 ft long French oil tanker Emile Miguet
Campers were so engaged building their robots during Robotics Week at camp that it was difficult to get them to look up and smile at the camera. They built some really cool robots!

We sill have spots available for camps this summer. For more info visit
Campers were so engaged building their robots during Robotics Week at camp
Thanks to KRIS 6 News for putting together this fun video about our CSI week at Summer Science Camp.

For more info on the museum's summer camps visit
Jeanne Young Taylor
You can still register for next week's Summer Science Camp. The themes are Engineering for kids ages 4 - 2nd grade and Robotics for kids in 3rd - 6th grades.

The deadline to register for week 3 of camp is Friday at 5:00 pm. To register call the museum at 826-4667.

You can still register for next weeks Summer Science Camp The themes
Cub Scouts are invited to the CC Museum for a fun day of ‘paleo-riffic’ adventures! Cubs will learn all about fossils and how paleontologists study prehistoric life.

Limited space available. Call 826-4667 to register today!

Date & Time: Saturday, June 17th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members
Cub Scouts are invited to the CC Museum for a fun day
Fallyn Williamson
Mammoth, Platosaurous, T-Rex, Oh my! Head down a road of adventure as we discover the animals of the distant past. Earn a custom museum-made badge and engage in activities about paleontology.

Limited space available, call (361)826-4667 to register today!

Date & Time: Saturday, June 17th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members
Mammoth Platosaurous TRex Oh my Head down a road of adventure as
Breana Mieszanek Wooley
Brenda Salas Crawley
Celebrate the 4th of July at the museum and make patriotic slime!

We'll also have have carnival style games, petting zoo, face painting, pie-eating contest, Ben Franklin's science show, food trucks and more! At 8:00 pm, we'll escort you to your exclusive water's edge seating for the best view in town of this year's double firework displays.

Date & Time: Tuesday, July 4th, 6:00 pm - 10:00...
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Celebrate the 4th of July at the museum and make patriotic slime
Eric Martinez
Jonyce Rogers
Camps are in full swing and we are having a blast!

Registration is still open. Each week of camp is a different theme so you can pick the dates and/or theme that are best for you. Registration for each week closes on the Friday before that camp starts.

For more info visit or call the museum at 826-4667.
Camps are in full swing and we are having a blast
Sony Love
October 8, 1930

An early scene of Chaparral Street looking south from in front of the Ritz Theater. Also shown from this view are trolley car tracks and construction of the building where Rockit's Whiskey Bar & Saloon is located.

#McGregorMonday
October 8 1930 An early scene of Chaparral Street looking south from
Viola Martinez
Melina Segura
Cub Scouts are invited to the CC Museum for a fun day of ‘paleo-riffic’ adventures! Cubs will learn all about fossils and how paleontologists study prehistoric life.

Limited space available, so call (361) 826-4667 to register today!

Date & Time: Saturday, June 17th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members
Cub Scouts are invited to the CC Museum for a fun day
Itzel Perales