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Mission



The mission of GulfQuest/National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico is "to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to understand and appreciate the Gulf Coast's rich maritime heritage through exhibits, programs and activities."

SPREAD OIL ON TROUBLED WATERS

Mariners have long believed that hanging bags of dripping oil overboard will calm an angry sea. Similarly, we spread "oil on troubled waters" when we defuse an angry situation or an argument.