EXPLORE ARANSAS COUNTY
Aransas County’s rich history and wide variety of historical venues makes it the perfect place for exploring. Our participating venues are a great place to start your journey!
AN EDUCATIONAL ADVENTURE
Passport to the Past is a fun way to explore and learn with the whole family! Visit our participating venues and complete the challenge, all while learning about Aransas County’s rich history.
COMPLETE THE CHALLENGE
Check in at each participating venue to fill out your Passport to the Past and earn a prize! It is a fun and educational way to check out our community.
Your Aransas County adventure begins with 4 exciting venues to explore.
Visit the Fulton Mansion, Texas Maritime Museum, Rockport Railroad Depot, and the Aransas County History Center to fill your passport and complete the challenge.
Each participating venue will have a sign with a QR Code outside their entrance and just inside their entrance. Scan the QR Code and fill in the Check-In Form. You will receive an automated email response, save the 4 email responses and show the last venue that you’ve been to all 4 locations to claim a prize.
Learn More About Our Venues
Each of the participating venues offers a unique learning and exploring experience, check in at each of these venues to fill your passport and receive a prize!
THE TEXAS MARITIME MUSEUM
The Texas Maritime Museum has been educating visitors about the rich maritime history of Texas for over 20 years! View Texas history from exploration and settlement, to boat building and shipbuilding, sports and commercial fishing, and the search for offshore oil and gas.
THE HISTORY CENTER FOR ARANSAS COUNTY
The History Center tells the history of the people who developed this county via dynamic exhibits. Outdoor and indoor exhibits tell the stories of the real people of Aransas County. The Center provides a space for displays, workshops, meetings, and gatherings.
ROCKPORT RAILROAD DEPOT
The Rockport Cultural Arts District (RCAD) is restoring and repurposing the historic Rockport San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad Depot building. RCAD’s visionary goal is to utilize the Depot as a transportation hub for the Downtown District.
THE FULTON MANSION
George and Harriet Fulton completed their stately mansion in 1877. Now a historic house museum operated by the Texas Historical Commission, Fulton Mansion provides a rare glimpse into Victorian decor and domestic technology.
Find out what’s new with the Aransas County Passport to the Past Program!
Passport to the Past Launch Day
The Aransas County Passport to the Past program was officially launched today! The Passport to the Past program promotes 4 venues; the Fulton Mansion, Texas Maritime Museum, History Center of[…]Read more
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