Museum/Program/Site States: Texas

Texas Seaport Museum / 1877 Barque ELISSA

The tall ship Elissa is a three-masted barque. She is currently in Galveston, Texas, and is one of the oldest ships sailing today. Launched in 1877, she is now a museum ship at the Texas Seaport Museum.

Texas Maritime Museum

From pirates to fishing to oil drilling, Gulf Coast history is told through exhibits and artifacts.

Institute of Nautical Archaeology

The Institute of Nautical Archaeology is the world’s oldest organization devoted to the study of humanity’s interaction with the sea through the practice of archaeology.

Houston Maritime Museum

Established in 2000, the Houston Maritime Museum (HMM) is an extension of founder James “Jim” L. Manzolillo’s unique experiences, personality, and lifelong association with the ocean.