Historical Attractions in CORPUS CHRISTI with kids

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Corpus Christi, Texas!)

Corpus Christi is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in this The Lone Star State city that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Corpus Christi’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Corpus Christi when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

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  • USS Lexington

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    (1 miles) Corpus Christi

    A fascinating WWII vintage aircraft carrier for kids to learn about and explore, as well as a museum - a great experience for kids in Corpus Christi!

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  • Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

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    (1 miles) Corpus Christi

    An educational and fascinating museum in Corpus Christi where kids can explore exhibits based around science and history.

  • The Texas Zoo

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    (73 miles) Victoria

    offers a terrific range of creatures both indiginous and exotic species, plus keeper talks, lion training, animal shows and zoo camps.

  • Hurricane Alley Waterpark

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    (1 miles) Corpus Christi

    Featuring 3 major water slides, wave pool, lazy river, replica air craft carrier water play structure with cannons and more slides, plus unique splash pad area.

  • Dolphin Connection Texas

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    (11 miles) Ingleside

    Family fun dolphin tours near Corpus Christi, that let kids interact with dolphins and even touch them!

  • Texas State Aquarium

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    (1 miles) Corpus Christi

    Travel an aquatic journey from the shore to the depths of the Gulf of Mexico. Thousands of animals representing over 300 species are found within 700,000 gallons of fun and fascination. One of the ...

  • Mustang Island State Park

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    (16 miles) Port Aransas

    5 miles of Texas coastline give kids PLENTY of room for sun, fun, beach, and playtime! This unspoiled barrier island park makes for a very fun family day out!

  • Padre Island National Seashore

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    (27 miles) Corpus Christi

    The longest stretch of undeveloped barrier island in the world! This 70 miles of Texan coast has dunes, coastline and prairies, we well as turtles, bird species and shipwrecks, all ready for kids to ...

  • Lake Corpus Christi State Park

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    (34 miles) Mathis

    Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, water skiing....and these aren't the only things for kids to do in Lake Corpus Christi State Park! Enjoy that Texas sun!

  • Dos Vaqueros Ranch Resort

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    (36 miles) Refugio

    Step back in the time to the days of the old American West... a time when the lure of the wide open spaces drew men to create a new American way of life - the life of the cowboy. Now, you can live ...

  • Hang Time Trampoline Park

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    (75 miles) Victoria

    14,000 square feet of trampoline fun for those active kids in Texas! With dodgeball, slam dunks and a kids area for the little ones!

  • Bahia Vista RV Park

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    (31 miles) Rockport

    RVs and bungalows sit right on the waterfront in Bahia Vista Waterfront RV Park, ideal for families who want to spend some time on the beautiful Texan coast all year round!

  • Art Center of Corpus Christi

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    (1 miles) Corpus Christi

    Art Center of Corpus Christi is a fantastic institute that introduces kids to the creativity of art, as well as hosts a range of art classes.