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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."

DON YOUR BLAZER

A blazer is a decidedly nautical jacket of navy blue, with brass buttons. Supposedly, the term originated with dark-colored uniform coats issued to British naval officers during the 1840s, and first worn aboard HMS Blazer.