Tejano Civil Rights Museum
The museum's mission is the preservation and education of the rich history of the Tejano and Mexican-American culture rooted in the South West.
Six rooms in the house are filled with artifacts, including historic maps, photos and art. Each month the museum features a collection from a Hispanic artist.
The Tejano Civil Rights Museum & Resource Center is currently open to the public with free admission on weekends. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1-6 p.m. Sunday. The museum at 1517 N. Chaparral St. is available for private events. For more information call (361) 813-7808.
Located In Bayfront/Downtown
Sing your favorite karaoke song, show off your Texas two-step dancing skills or catch a baseball game at Whataburger Field. Corpus Christi’s bayfront/downtown area offers more than 1,200 hotel rooms, some of the city’s finest dining options, a marina and museums. The Marina Arts District in downtown features excellent eateries and the Corpus Christi Municipal Marina. This zone also includes the Sports, Entertainment and Arts District (SEA District) which includes the Museum of South Texas, the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History, Concrete Street Amphitheater and Hurricane Alley Waterpark. McGee Beach located on the downtown seawall offers a beach that is perfect for children and fishing along the jetties.