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Houston Maritime Museum

2204 Dorrington St, Houston, TX 77030-3210
+1 713-666-1910
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Surprisingly great

My son and I visited this place and he loved it. He's big into boats and the Titanic at the moment... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Temple, Texas
via mobile
Hidden Gem in Houston

The Houston Maritime Museum is a hidden gem in Houston. All items on exhibit were very interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Windsor, Connecticut
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  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
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“private tour” (2 reviews)
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2204 Dorrington St, Houston, TX 77030-3210
+1 713-666-1910
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My son and I visited this place and he loved it. He's big into boats and the Titanic at the moment so this was right up his alley. It looks small from the outside but don't let that discourage you, it is worth it. The...More

Thank Wholelottakids
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Houston Maritime Museum is a hidden gem in Houston. All items on exhibit were very interesting, in particular the wonderful models. The docent was quite knowledgeable, friendly, and gave a very detailed tour of the museum, providing interesting information on maritime history and all...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Amazing little gem. We took a guided tour because there were 10 of us. Our guide was brilliant and extremely knowledgeable. I would've liked more time to just look at stuff, but we didn't have that much time. Really neat place and so well done....More

Thank sally8363
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

For some time, my wife had suggested I visit this museum before it moves to a new facility at the Port of Houston. ( the museum is still in its fund raising mode). Finally, a good friend and I (we're both U.S. Navy veterans) went...More

Thank jwsantamaria
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Always had a fondness for small, out of the way museums with a tight focus. This is an excellent example of why. The history of ships and sailing with a sideline focus on Houston, its port, and the Gulf of Mexico. Mostly magnificent models and...More

1  Thank TheOtherTexas
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A great collection of ship models of all kinds and lovely docents but poorly displayed in an old house. Apparently they are raising money to build a brand new museum. Hope that happens because there are better museums in Houston to visit than this one.

Thank Kesteven
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Houston Maritime Museum is Houston's hidden gem. The staff are very nice & wonderful. Mr. Milt Rose gave us an interesting tour. Many thanks to Mr. Milt Rose. Houston Maritime Museum is a must see destination.

Thank thuymy p
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The museum came alive thanks to the tour given to us by Milt Rose. His commentary brought shipping around the world to life. It was easy to understand how one event led into another. I was also amazed and how a few people brought shipping...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very interesting place to get to know the different types of ships, commercial, war or pleasure. Great hosts and they offer a different theme lecture every month!

Thank evamariacampo
Reviewed 10 September 2016

As you park in front of the museum, you might tend to believe “This is only a house.” True, but pay the $10 and enjoy the contents. For obvious reasons, space is limited inside the structure but it is crammed with all sorts of maritime...More

Thank CaptainBlackie
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