Museum of the Gulf Coast, Port Arthur

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  • While downtown Port Arthur appears to have seen better days, this museum is an oasis among run down and abandoned buildings. You can easily spend several hours there. It has a variety of exhibits and ...  more »
  • Nicely laid out too. Covers mostly the oil industry and has a bit of a music collection. Also of interest was a film they were.running on trench warfare in WW1...fascinating!  more »
  • I had gone to Port Arthur to visit what l thought was a whole museum of Janis Joplin memorabilia l was very disappointed when l found that only one small section is dedicated to her. None the less l t...  more »
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  • I had no idea of how much there was to that area of Texas. The museum has many interesting exhibits and they are layed out to keep you interested. The cost to enter was minimal. I will return again. Part of the museum is an exhibit of the famous people who are from that area. There are lots of them!
  • Loved this museum! Nice and helpful staff! Interactive exhibits for the kids. Lots to see and learn about.
  • If you have to be in this area, you must see the museum. It's fascinating. Only problem is the guide is unnecessary.... Unless you can't read.
  • Im visiting from Memphis and I was a bit unsure about going here, but I have to say this was an AMAZING experience! Lots of super cool exhibits , the tour guide was extremely passionate and educational which made the tour that much better, and a place you've gotta go if you go to Port Arthur!
  • This place is great to learn about this area. Anywhere from Janis Joplins volkswagen bettle to great athletes and actors like Jimmie Johnson of the Dallas Cowboys to Bubba Smith and G.W.Bailey from Police Academy.
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