Notable People Hall of Fame

In addition to our well-known musicians and athletes, the Museum of the Gulf Coast also showcases the many politicians, soldiers, actors, movie producers, activists, inventors, and other "notable people" who have called this region home. From chemist A.M. McAfee's work refining high-octane gasoline to actress Evelyn Keyes' performance in Gone With the Wind, the Gulf Coast boasts many individuals who have achieved great success in their respective fields. To learn more about a person featured, click a photo or the name in the list below.

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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