The Texas City Museum is supported by the City of Texas City. Located at 409 6th Street North in Texas City, the Museum acquired its current building in March 1992. The 30,000 sq. ft. building, previously known as the old J.C. Penney building, was donated by the McDaniel family of La Marque. Since its opening in March 1994, visitors from around the United States and abroad have toured the Museum.For travelers who use our international travel planner, Texas City holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Texas City Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
The Texas City Museum encourages the explorer in everyone to experience the past, encounter the present, and discover the future. It is a place where both emotions and intellect are challenged as you are invited to touch, explore, and ask questions during your journey through the museum. The Galveston County Model Railroad Club Exhibit is also open each Saturday on the second floor of the museum.
Please join us in our discovery of the past and journey toward a brighter future.
Texas City Museum reviews
We visited this museum recently and enjoyed every bit of what was open. We enjoyed learning more about the Texas City Disaster and seeing the photos. The twin sisters that work there were so... more »
My mother lost an uncle in the Texas City explosion, and I was doing some online research hoping to find good information about that event. I stumbled on the website for this museum, and it seemed... more »
If you are into trains and models you and your family will enjoy visiting the museum.
Great museum. Bottom level has pictures, explanations, displays, gift shop. No concessions. Second level has model train display and everything trains.
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