Corpus Christi Museum
1900 North Chaparral
Phone: (512) 883-2862
Primary exhibit is artifacts recovered from two Spanish ships wrecked in 1554.
Lexington on the Bay Museum
2914 N. Shoreline Blvd., Surfside exit of US 181
Phone: (512) 888-4873 or (800) 523-9539
FAX: (512) 883-8361
Daily 0900-1700 except Christmas
Lexington CV/CVA/AVT 16
Displays include: WWII actions, aviation training.
Helo flights off the flight deck for an aerial tour of the Corpus Christi Bay area.
Also replicas of Columbus' ships - 2 at the museum in dry dock, Santa Maria and Pinta under repair (damaged about 2 years ago by a drifting barge), can be toured by museum visitors. Nina is moored at the Marina and sails regularly. Ships purchased from Spain. $8 entry fee to tour ships.
The Columbian ship are in trouble, and need work. They may be moved to Houston.