Step back and relive the spirit of history featuring "Heroes... Past, Present, and Future," honoring our military and civilian heroes. The museum’s art galleries bring to life the Wars fought in Southeast Texas and Louisiana, as well as the Steamboat era, World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Upper art galleries of the museum feature original bronze sculptures, Native American artists, wildlife, and frontier paintings from famous artists. A special gallery in the museum is dedicated to the Boy Scouts with artifacts dating back before the 1960's. The museum also has a gift shop.
Things to Do
  • Monday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Other: By appointment
  • Monday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Admission: $5 - $7
General Information
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  • Suggested Length of Visit: 3-4 hours
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Meeting Facilities
  • DescriptionFor groups up to 300, the Clifton Steamboat Complex offers a unique venue choice. Of special interest to veterans, the museum complex’s pays tribute to “Hero’s Past, Present & Future” – specifically military, boy scouts, Steamboat Era, WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. The museum has a 1938 Tugboat named “Hercules” on the grounds and offers 5 facilities.
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Story Time at the Clifton

Nov 22, 2019 - Jun 26, 2020

From: 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM


Join us for Story Time at the Clifton. You and your child will have the opportunity to enjoy story time, sing songs and make a craft. This is a free event. ...more

Shop Small at the Clifton

Nov 30, 2019

From: 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM


Join us for Small Business Saturday to find the perfect gift for the history buff, art lover, and hard to shop for person on your list at the Clifton Steamboat Museum Gift Shop. In addition, we will ...more