Jess Phillips

Born: Feb. 28, 1947 in Beaumont, Texas

     Jess Phillips graduated from Charlton Pollard High School and Michigan State University.


     He was drafted as a back by the Cincinnati Bengals in 1968 and played for the team through the 1973 season. He played the following season for the New Orleans Saints before moving to the Oakland Raiders for the 1975 season.


     He spent the next two seasons with the New England Patriots and retired in 1977. 

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Museum Address: 700 Procter, Port Arthur, TX 77640

The Museum of the Gulf Coast is administered by the Port Arthur Historical Society in partnership with the City of Port Arthur.  

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Saturday

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Sundays and Holidays



Walk-in Admission
Adults - $8
Senior Citizens (62+) - $6
College Students w/valid ID - $4
Children 4-18 - $3  //  Children 0-3 - FREE

Parking and Entrance on 4th Street

Group Tour Rates

Adults - $4  

Children ages 0-18 - $3
School Tours ( Grade 3-12 and college groups) - FREE