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  • Through photographs, ornithological specimens, and natural history displays, integrated with the wildlife art of American modernist Charley Harper, Flights of Fancy shares fascinating information about the birds of the Texas Coastal Bend and the region’s ecological importance. Exhibit activities throughout the run of the exhibit include lectures by ornithologists, workshops teaching birding skills, a photography competition, and special avian events.
  • People have lived in this area for more than 13,000 years. Explore their lives.

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  • Schedule a tour for your group, club, school, or association! We'll give a guided tour through Texas' past.

    Group Tours

  • Join us on select Saturdays for activities! Click the link below to see what we offer.

    Programs at the Museum
  • Victoria’s Museum of the Coastal Bend serves to archive and interpret the history and heritage of mid-coast Texas, and it also offers up something that no other museum has– the centerpiece exhibit of seven French cannons discovered by archaeologists while excavating the Fort St. Louis site near Victoria.

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The Museum of the Coastal Bend

The Museum of the Coastal Bend showcases the rich multi-cultural heritage Texas' mid-coastal region. The museum's purpose is to collect, preserve, exhibit, interpret, and educate using the history and heritage of the region.