exhibits

Gulf Focus

       


GulfQuest exhibits offer immersive experiences in an array of maritime topics including early settlements and trade routes, marine archeology and shipwrecks, Gulf marine life, weather and hurricanes, marine and coastal environments, maritime commerce and shipbuilding, ship navigation and communication, offshore oil/gas platforms, and much more.

DOWN THE HATCH

A ship's cargo is traditionally loaded by lowering it through large openings in the deck, called "hatches." Nowadays, the term is a toast offered before taking food or drink.