Listings in Bay Area and Galveston
Commemorating the Battle of San Jacinto, where Texas won independence from Mexico in 1836, the park includes the San Jacinto Monument, whose pinnacle offers views of Houston, the ship channel and the battleship USS Texas. Museum, tours, gift shop.
3523 Independence Parkway
Bay Area, Houston 77571
Museum that acquires, maintains, displays, and operates historically significant aircraft. Mostly military aircraft. Flight experiences available beginning at $250 for 35 minutes. Aircraft on view plus historical exhibits. Gift shop.
2002 Terminal Dr
Galveston, Houston 77554
A retired jackup drilling rig in Galveston bay, refurbished as a museum, education center. Exhibits on the exploration and production industry's history. Scale models and actual equipment, including remotely-operated vehicles. Roam the drill floor.
Pier 19, Galveston
Galveston, Houston 77550