Janis Lives At Our Museum

replica Joplin porsche at the Museum of the Gulf Coast

Joplin porsche is the thing, man!

Port Arthur’s Museum of the Gulf Coast is a Jurassic to Joplin experience, where pre-history and pop culture meet. This gem covers creatures that roamed the earth, an oil discovery that put Texas on the map, a new maritime gallery, work of hometown artist Robert Rauschenberg and sports and music greats with ties to our area.

Ponder original art by rockin’ queen Janis Joplin and pose with a replica of her psychedelic Porsche. Tex Ritter, The Big Bopper, Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter and Tracy Byrd are just a few more musicians the Museum honors in its Hall of Fame.

Plan to make Museum of the Gulf Coast a memorable part of your visit to Port Arthur.

Gift shop goodies will help you recall great memories you can take home and share the love. Who wouldn’t want a Janis Joplin T-shirt to call out the inner hippie?

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