Museum of the Coastal Bend In Victoria TX

Museum of the Coastal Bend In Victoria TX with its small but interesting collection is certainly worth checking out. The museum consists of several galleries, including Jim Manz Memorial Aviary, which has free-flying birds of prey, more than 35 kinds of exotic birds, and some alligators in outdoor ponds. Once a month during breeding season, the staff removes the parents from nests containing babies to enable visitors to see them up close.

Museum of the Coastal Bend In Victoria TX also has an IMAX theater that features films with wildlife images shot around the world. It shows family movies daily at 10 am and 1 pm except on Wednesdays when it’s closed for private rentals. An admission fee applies to these films.

The Indianola Paddling Trail on the Guadalupe River gets Museum of the Coastal Bend In Victoria TX’s visitors can rent kayaks or canoes and paddle 10 miles upstream to Indianola. This river has abundant wildlife: herons, turtles, alligators and white-tailed deer often graze on the banks.

A nature trail that winds its way through a fragrant forest of pines and hardwoods starts at the museum’s front entrance. A small picnic area next to the parking lot is another place where guests can get out of their vehicles for a while and stretch their legs before returning home.