About the Museum

The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History was established in 1952 and sits perched on the scenic harbor waterfront in the Sports, Entertainment, and Arts (S.E.A.) district in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Dedicated to exploration and education

Mission & History

Education goes beyond the classroom to immerse children of all ages into real-world challenges and exploration.

Our Museum’s 40,000 square feet of history and science exhibits are a collection of carefully selected representations that are unique to our culture and our surroundings. Our historical collections showcase 500 years of South Texas history. From historic shipwrecks of early explorers to decorative arts from area families, these exhibits give you an up close look at the life and the people of our region.

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A home to local history and scientific advancements over time.

The Museum serves over 100,000 visitors, provides history, science exploration, and educational programming. The Museum is also the repository for hundreds of thousands of artifacts and historically significant items in it’s 90,000 SF facility. The Museum engages and educates the public in science and history through exhibits and programming to inspire curiosity, understanding and an enduring thirst for knowledge.

CONTACTS

MUSEUM STAFF

PRESIDENT/CEO

Carol Rehtmeyer
(361) 826-4654

COLLECTIONS MANAGER

Jennifer McCollough
(361) 826-4656

Director of Marketing, Communications, and Development

Donna Cannatella

Director of Finance and Management

Teresa Conville

MARKETING/EVENTS

Yvette Lara
(361) 826-4664

EDUCATION

Chelsea Tompkin

(361) 826-4655

Chris Cartwright

(361) 826-4661

CAMP MANAGERS

Chelsea Tompkin

(361) 826-4655

Chris Cartwright

(361) 826-4661

ACCOUNTING

Teresa Conville
(361) 826-4662

FACILITIES SUPERVISOR

Rudy Rodriguez
(361) 826-4665