4.5

Experience history first hand

USS Texas (BB-35), or Battleship Texas, as she is also known, is permanently anchored on the Buffalo Bayou and the busy Houston Ship Channel. She is the second ship of the United States Navy named in honor of the U.S. state of Texas. She was launched on 18 May 1912 and commissioned on 12 March 1914.

USS Texas is the first battleship memorial museum in the U.S., and the first battleship declared to be a U.S. National Historic Landmark - she was opened to the public in 1948.

USS Texas
3523 Battleground Road , Houston

Phone: +1 281 4792431

Website: www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/battleship_texas/

Open Hours: Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.)

Categories: Specialty museum, History museum, Military museum

Price: Cost money


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