Museum Lobby

Many of the building's original Mission Revival features, such as the original Mexican tilework and painted wooden beams, are visible in the te Museum Lobby. Also examine the 1500 lb. anchor recovered from the Spanish ship Santa María de Yciar and learn the fascinating story of a lost convoy of Spanish treasure ships. Sunk off Padre Island in 1554, this is the oldest documented shipwreck in U.S. waters.



This page was last updated on: January 10, 2018