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USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
An acclaimed naval aircraft carrier which was decommissioned on November 26, 1991. Visitors have their choice of five tour routes, educational exhibits, restored aircraft, & a collection of historic & cinematic memorabilia (parts of the 2001 movie Pearl Harbor were filmed aboard the Lex). 5-10 min. drive. Corpus Christi Beach

The Art Center of Corpus Christi
A venue for local & area artists with ever changing exhibits & a variety of classes offered to the public. 5 min. drive. 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Art Museum of South Texas
Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson with a new addition by Ricardo Legoretta, the Art Museum offers a continuous program of films, lectures, art classes & changing exhibits as well as the Museum's permanent collection. 5 min. drive. 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.

Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Interactive exhibits ranging from the Smithsonian's "Seeds of Change" commemorating the impact of Christopher Columbus' voyage to science & natural history displays focusing on energy, birds, gems, minerals & shells. 5 min. drive. 1900 N. Chaparral.

Asian Cultures Museum & Educational Center
Permanent displays include a 200-yr-old five-foot Amida Buddha, pieces of ancient bronzeware, lacquerware, porcelains & fine Hakata figures. 5 min. drive. 1809 N. Chaparral

International Kite Museum
Traces the history of kites as they have been used in the Orient, Europe, & the U.S. in science & warfare as well as airplanes. 5-10 min. drive. 3200 Surfside inside the Sandy Shores Hotel