USS Lexington, also known as "The Blue Ghost" is an Essex-class carrier that was decommissioned in 1991. The ship built during World War II for the United States Navy is a National Historic Landmark and popular museum. The Flight Deck self-guided tour includes close look at 20 aircraft. Other attraction included 3-D theater, pearl harbor exhibit, virtual battle stations, flight simulator, and scale model collection.
Texas State Aquarium is the largest aquarium of Texas that features species of Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. The aquarium exhibits feature wide variety of animals representing marine ecosystems. The exhibits include Blue Hole, Coral Reef, Jungle, Caribbean Sea, Dolphin Bay, Eagle Pass, Aquatic Nursery, Stingray Lagoon, Saving Sharks, Island of Steel, Tentacles, Swamp Tales, Living Shores, Flower Gardens, Otter Creek, and Tortuga Cay. Texas State Aquarium also offers educational programs for students of all ages.
Address: 20301 Park Rd 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
Address: 9394 TX-361, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History is a science and history museum located on the scenic harbor waterfront. The museum's historical collections features 500 years of South Texas history. The Hall of Earth Science exhibits include variety of crystals, gems, and polished stones. The new Prehistoric exhibit features up close and personal interaction with the giant prehistoric predators of sea, land, and air.
Address: 8545 S Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX 78413
Phone: (361) 852-2100
Address: 1902 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Phone: (361) 825-3500
Address: 5410 Leopard St, Corpus Christi, TX 78408
Phone: (361) 289-9013
Address: 14353 Commodores Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
Phone: (361) 589-4200
Located north of Bob Hall Pier on Padre Island, Whitecap Beach is a popular beach for family fun. The 1.5 miles white sands entrance to the Padre Island Seawall