NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Sep 21, 2016
GulfQuest Celebrates TenSixtyFive with Discounted Admission Rates
We’re ready for the party! GulfQuest/National Maritime Museum is partnering with other local attractions and venues by offering special discounted admissi ..
Aug 30, 2016
GulfQuest Open Today for Labor Day
Summer is quickly coming to a close, but for many families, Labor Day weekend gives them one last chance to spend quality time together before Fall’s busy ..
Aug 8, 2016
GulfQuest Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
GulfQuest/National Maritime Museum is proud to announce the museum has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. To qualify for a TripAdvisor Certifi ..
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The Ship's Log
Jean Lafitte: Pirate Outlaw or National Hero?Sep 19, 2016
Arrgh, there be pirates in the Gulf! To celebrate “Talk Like A Pirate” Day, we’re taking a look at famed Gulf Coast pirate Jean Lafitte who walked a fine line between dastardly outlaw and national hero. Jean Lafitte worked along the Gulf Coast favoring, among others, Galveston, Texas, New Orleans, and South Padre Isla ..
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Chart a course and set sail
The Gulf of Mexico is a national treasure, serving as the international doorway to the Americas, from its discovery in the 1500s to the present day.
Until now, no maritime museum has been established to celebrate the historical, economic and cultural significance of "America's Sea" and its coastal region.
GulfQuest is the first museum dedicated to the Gulf Coast's rich maritime traditions – and one of the only interactive maritime museums in the country.