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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!

Brazoria County Historical Museum

Brazoria County Historical Museum

The Brazoria County Historical Museum is located in Brazoria County's historic 1897 courthouse. The museum has an extensive Austin Colony...
Mammoth Replica at Asiel's in Clute

Mammoth Lake

Mammoth Lake is where the remains of a Colombian Mammoth were unearthed, along with camels, a saber-toothed tiger, and other...
Surfside Historical Museum

Surfside Historical Museum

The Surfside Historical Museum is located on the second floor of the Surfside Beach City Hall. Inside, visitors are treated...
Abner Jackson Plantation Site Ruins in Lake Jackson

Abner Jackson Plantation Site

The Abner Jackson Plantation archeological site was once the home of a prosperous sugar plantation owned by Major Abner Jackson, namesake...
Stephen F. Austin Statue Brazoria County

Stephen F. Austin Statue

The Stephen F. Austin Statue is a tribute to the Father of Texas. Located on the grounds of the 10-acre...

Levi Jordan Plantation State Historic Site

Significant to the antebellum period of Texas history and the tumultuous era of Reconstruction, this site hosted a sizable plantation...
The Clarion Performance Hall at Brazosport College

The Clarion at Brazosport College

The “Spirit of Music” can be found at this 600-seat performance hall at Brazosport College. The Clarion is an exciting venue...
Mystery Shrimp Boat Monument in Freeport

Shrimp Boat Monument

The former shrimp trawler, Mystery, honors the historic shrimp industry of the Brazosport Area. This 60-foot boat is displayed at...
Alden B. Dow Museum in Lake Jackson

Alden B. Dow Office Museum

The Alden B. Dow Office Museum is one of the first buildings constructed in Lake Jackson. This historic structure housed many...