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Attractions & Historical Sites

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Located 50 miles south of Houston on the Texas Gulf Coast the Brazosport Area is the perfect getaway. Family fun can be found at Sea Center Texas, the world’s largest redfish hatchery, with floor to ceiling aquariums and a 20-foot touch-tank. Take in a planetarium show or explore the largest seashell collection in the South at the Center for the Arts & Sciences. There are many historical sites, museums and other attractions to keep all ages entertained and most sites offer FREE admission!

Sea Center Texas Aquarium in Lake Jackson

Sea Center Texas

Sea Center Texas is a marine development, aquarium, and education center in Lake Jackson. The hatchery at Sea Center can produce...
Brazosport Museum of Natural Science

Brazosport Museum of Natural Science

The Brazosport Museum of Natural Science in Clute is home to one of the largest seashell collections in the South. Visitors...
Lake Jackson Historical Museum Exhibit

Lake Jackson Historical Museum

The Lake Jackson Historical Museum chronicles the history of the area with interactive exhibits and lifelike animatrons from the plantation...

Freeport Historical Museum

The Freeport Historical Museum, located in historic Downtown Freeport, was established in 2009 and showcases over 300 years of local...
Center for the Arts & Sciences in Clute

Center for the Arts & Sciences

The Center for the Arts & Sciences is a cultural and educational complex in Clute comprised of an art gallery, science...
Fort Velasco Trail at Surfside Beach

Fort Velasco Replica

Surfside Beach is the home of the Fort Velasco Replica. Stephen F. Austin and his colonists first arrived here in...
Brazosport Planetarium at the Center for the Arts & Sciences in Clute

Brazosport BASF Planetarium

The BASF Planetarium offers a star show every Tuesday and on the fourth Friday of each month. Visitors can also...
Gulf Prairie Cemetery Original Burial Site of Stephen F. Austin

Gulf Prairie Cemetery

Stephen F. Austin, the Father of Texas, was originally buried at this pioneer cemetery in Jones Creek. The cemetery was...
Varner Hogg Plantation Historical Site in West Columbia

Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site

The Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historical Site tells the story of the antebellum home's three owners: Austin colonist Martin Varner, sugarcane mogul...