exhibits

Gulf Focus

       


GulfQuest offers over 90 immersive exhibits in a vast array of maritime topics, including but not limited to: trade routes, military history, early Gulf settlements, archaeology, marine life, weather, ship navigation, coastal environments, and nautical commerce.

DEEP-SIX

For centuries, sailors have measured water depth in fathoms, each fathom equal to six feet. When we "deep-six" something, we discard it, as though heaving it overboard. We ignore the implied reference to the burial of shipmates at sea.