The Museum of the Gulf Coast combines conventional and unconventional methods to tell the exciting story of the Texas / Louisiana Gulf Coast region. Traditional themes are utilized in interpreting the focus of Gulf Coast life before the arrival of man, the role of Native Americans, European contact, Hispanic legacy, the trauma of Civil War, economic and cultural growth, and the integration of the Gulf Coast region into the larger national and international community.
The 39,000 square foot Museum of the Gulf Coast is located at 700 Procter Street in downtown Port Arthur, Texas. In addition to two floors of exhibits, the Museum houses an orientation theater, a classroom, a hospitality area and a gift shop. The facility is handicap accessible. For further information, call (409)982-7000. Click here for a map to the Museum
Hours of Operation:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Monday through Saturday
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Sunday