Nationally known for its fish mural painted in 1906, the museum has hands-on displays, audiovisual interactives, original artifacts, rare documents and vintage photographs that tell the story of Port Isabel and surrounding area. Open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tue.–Sat. Admission charge. 317 Railroad Ave. 95...
When lighthouses were built in the early days, people who staffed them lived in a small house beside it known as a keeper's cottage. A cottage beside this historic lighthouse is home to the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center. Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri. and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat. 956/94...
Of the 16 lighthouses constructed on the Texas coast, this is the only one open to the public. A museum, replica of the lighthouse keeper's cottage and picnic tables on the grounds sit in the shadow of the 72-foot tower. Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily. Summer hours: Open 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Sun.–Thu. Admiss...
The Inn opened in 1906 as the Point Isabel Tarpon & Fishing Club to serve travelers on the Rio Grande Railroad. As the Point's first and only hotel for more than 20 years, it was the site for many significant events in the town's history. 300 Garcia St. 956/943-1468.
Exhibits focus on three Spanish shipwrecks that occurred in 1554 just 30 miles north of the city. Murals, artifacts and hands-on activities are featured, along with a Children's Discovery Lab, Ship Theater and Nautical Gift Shop. Open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Tue.–Sat. Last ticket sold at 3:30 p.m. Admissi...
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