Hours and Admission


Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


  • Ages 13 and up: $8.00
  • Children 3 to 12: $5.00
  • Seniors: $5.00
  • Children 2 and under: Free
  • Active Duty Military: Free*
  • Veterans: Free
  • Members: Free
Blue Star Museum

The Houston Maritime Museum is proud to be a Blue Star Museum. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, active duty personnel and their families will receive free admission to the Museum. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families. To learn more about this program and other Blue Star Museums, visit arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.



  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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  • Independence Day: July 4
  • Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving Day, Closed early on November 21, 2017
  • Christmas: December 24 & December 25
  • New Year’s Day: January 1

Please check the museum homepage for unforeseen museum closures before planning your visit. We work hard to remain open during our posted hours, but our small staff size occasionally allows for unforeseen closures.