Texas Tropical Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Corpus Christi: Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures

The Texas State Museum of Asian Cultures promotes understanding of Pacific Rim nations and India. The nucleus of the museum is the collection of Corpus native Billie Trimble Chandler, who lived many years in Japan. Objects range from a five-foot bronze Buddha statue to a bikepowered Singapore taxi, from Japanese Hakata dolls to Chinese kites and Korean drums. The museum celebrates Asian holidays with music, dance and craft demonstrations.


  • 1809 North Chaparral St.
  • Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 78401


Hours & Fees

  • Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.

  • Adults: $6, Seniors/Military: $5, Students: $4, Ages 12 and under: $3