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Hall of Earth Science - Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History


Discover the rocks and minerals that make up the Texas landscape as well as the meteorites that fall from space! This hall presents a stunning variety including crystals, gems, and polished stones.

The hall also exhibits the importance of geology to the South Texas economy, displaying how man has learned to use earth’s resources. The centerpiece is a construction model for Southwest Refineries, used by engineers before the age of computers. See the scale model’s amazing details and learn about the oil refining process. When you visit, also be sure to activate the moving oil pump jack!