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Family Day: An Offshore Holiday

family-day-in-galvestonAny trip to Galveston Island, TX gives travelers a wide selection of attractions and activities to choose from, catering to a range of interests. One spot that many visitors find particularly fascinating is the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum and Education Center. In addition to its everyday exhibits, the museum offers Family Days on the second Saturday of every month from 10AM-3PM. Each event is centered around a different theme and has various activities and experiments to give children a hands-on experience.

An Offshore Holiday Event Info

In December, the Family Days theme will be An Offshore Holiday. This event will focus on explaining what Christmas trees mean to the oil and gas industry while providing education on polymer chains. Attendees will have the opportunity to make their own carbon chain model out of red and green construction paper to tie in to the holiday season.

About the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum and Education Center

If you’ve ever spent time wondering about the operation of offshore oil rigs and oilfield equipment, this is the perfect place to have all your questions answered. Developed on a retired jackup drilling rig, the museum is designed to capture your attention at first sight. Once inside, you’ll find three floors dedicated to interactive displays, scale models, and videos about the oil and gas industry.

Being this close to Houston, the petroleum capital of the world, warrants a visit to the informative and museum if you have any curiosity at all regarding the complex and mysterious world of oil drilling. Booking a vacation rental with Sterling Realtors will give you direct access to this attraction and many more. With a long list of properties in our portfolio, we can offer you a rental in the most ideal location according to your planned itinerary.