Port Isabel attractions

Museum in Port Isabel

Treasures of the Gulf Museum

Sunken treasure! That's the focus of this fun museum, which displays artifacts from three Spanish galleons that went down nearby in 1554. It does a good job of telling the stories of the hapless crews and passengers…
Historic Building in Port Isabel

Port Isabel Lighthouse

The Port Isabel Lighthouse was built (of brick) in 1852, and remained in use until 1905. A climb up its 70 somewhat-precarious steps yields great views of the surrounding area, SPI and the gulf, while displays in a …
Museum in Port Isabel

Port Isabel Historical Museum

Built (in 1899) sturdily of bricks to resist storms, the home of the history museum served at various times as the town’s railroad station, post office and general store. It now houses a large collection of artifact…