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Address: 121 Seabreeze Dr., Rockport, TX 78382
Phone Number: +1 361-749-3161
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Interesting High-Tech Presentation

This opportunity might have been missed, were it not for the recommendation of Pete Walker, the Docent at the nearby Maritime Museum. There is a very interesting 3D holographic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This opportunity might have been missed, were it not for the recommendation of Pete Walker, the Docent at the nearby Maritime Museum. There is a very interesting 3D holographic presentation of the Earth and the various weather systems and their influence on Global Climate. This presentation is a compilation of data from numerous weather satellites presently orbiting the Earth, distilled... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Kids and I visited last Thursday and were in awe of the world exhibit and the presentation on El Nino/La Nina. Hands on exhibit is a great way to get kids interested in science.

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Thank Jeff T
Temple, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a FREE ADMISSION center and presentation, a great place to stop in when you need a break from the Texas heat and the sandy beach. Highly recommended! The Center is located right outside the entrance to the Rockport Beach Park. It's a small center, but with a lot of good information. There are some interactive exhibits for kids,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Different presentations at the sphere are given at 2PM Tues-Sat. The presentations are given by knowledgeable staff who are willing to answer questions after the presentation. It is a good resource for school children and anyone interested in the oceans and weather. We try to attend several presentations Jan-Mar. The exhibits at the Center are also interesting and depict bird... More 

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North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

Beautiful stop to learn about the area and how our climate changes affect all living things in the estuaries. The presentation using the Big globe is impressive.

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Rockport, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Informed support staff offers good educational presentations using a 3D globe. Rockport is one of 50 with this globe in existence. Very special treat for you.

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Rosenberg, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Great center to pair up with the aquarium next door!!! We just missed the educational presentation but it features a suspended globe- so cool!!!

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

We visit this attraction every year. Science on a sphere is a great way to comprehend information about our world. Today's presentation was about Texas estuaries. Each day is a different presentation.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Lady with NOAA was very informative about the environment and the surrounding estuary. Watched a film on tidal waves on the sphere (screen).

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Thank ablegator
Port Lavaca, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

This is a great place to learn about the surrounding waters in Rockport. You will learn how important the estuaries are to the health of the coastline and the ocean. The best part of this center is Science on a Sphere. Something you won't see in too many places. The show rotates through the month. Very educational and interesting. The... More 

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