Lake Jackson Recreation Center
91 Lake Road - Lake Jackson, Texas
Time: Monday through Thursday - 5:45 AM to 9:00 PM; Friday - 5:45 AM to 10:00 PM; Saturday - 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM; Sunday 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Admission: Adult - $4.00 Child - $2.00
Activities: Two huge indoor pools, one pool for lap swimming and the other open for kids and adults to swim, play and slide down a two-story purple spiral slide, basketball court, racquetball courts
Sea Center Texas
300 Medical Drive - Lake Jackson, Texas
979-292-0100 or 800-792-1112
Time: Tuesday through Friday - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM; Saturday - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Sunday - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Activities: The center includes marine wildlife displays, hatcheries, a Youth Fishing Pond, touch tanks and habitat exhibits.
Time: Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sunday 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Activities: Seashells, fossils and Indian artifacts set the tone at this kid-friendly museum which includes a hall full of things to touch and feel and discover.
Brazosport Nature Center and Planetarium
400 College Drive - Lake Jackson, Texas
979-265-3376 or 979-265-7661
Time: Shows Tuesday at 7:00 PM
Admission: Adults - $3.00 Children - $2.00 (Suggested to arrive 15 minutes before show time)
Activities: The planetarium features eight different programs in series throughout the year.
Brazoria County Historical Museum
(at Angleton Courthouse)
Corner of Cedar and Velasco Streets - Angleton, Texas
Time: Tuesday - Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM; Sunday 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Activities: The award-winning historical museum offers a look at Brazoria Country's place Texas history. The museum includes a research library of historical and genealogical information.
(at Brazoria Library)
SH 36 - Brazoria, Texas
Time: Only Saturdays from noon to 4 PM
Activities: The museum is working on an exhibit to commemorate the service of Dr. Sofie Herzog, the county's first woman doctor and the first female railroad doctor.
(at First Capital State Bank Building)
247 E. Brazos Ave. - West Columbia, Texas
Time: Thursday, Friday and Saturday - 2 PM to 10 PM
Activities: This museum includes many exhibits that appeal to children including an antique toy collection, including dolls and trains, Indian artifacts such as arrows and spear points and a metal bell from a Brazos River steamboat.
418 Plantation Drive - Lake Jackson, Texas
979-299-1052 or 979-297-2840
Time: Saturday 10:00 AM to 3 PM, Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 PM
Activities: Organized by the Brazos Valley Railroad Society, a non-profit organization that is a chapter of the National Railroad Society, the museum also includes such items as rail crossing guards, posters, maps, and photos.
Varner Hogg State Historical Park
West Columbia, Texas
Activities: This ante-bellum plantation home in West Columbia is the county's only remaining plantation home that is regularly open to tours. Three different families were owners of the Greek Revival mansion before it became a state historical park. Ima Hogg donated the property to the state in 1958, and since then visitors have toured the house to see what the Old South was like.
Lake Jackson Historical Museum
249 Circle Way - Lake Jackson, Texas 77566
Time: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Sunday - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Admission: Adults - $3.00; Children 8 to 18 - $1.00; Children under 8 are free
Activities: The museum will include exhibits in four heritage's - the Karankawa Indians, the plantation era, the petrochemical era, and the past, present and future of Lake Jackson.