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Arts & Culture

Art Center of Baytown

Located in the Downtown Arts District in Baytown, the gallery features works of art created by local artists. There is also a variety of gifts available for purchase such as paintings, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, photos, cards and other unique art. 11 am – 5 pm, Thur. – Sat. FREE Admission


Phone: (281) 427-2222

Address: 110 W. Texas Ave., Baytown
Baytown, TX 77520

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Downtown Arts District

The historic downtown area, often referred to as the Arts District contains venues and historic landmarks from the Performing Arts Center and the historic oak tree to the Baytown Art Gallery and Baytown Little Theater! In between, you will find Sabor of Mexico, Wazabi, Baytown Nutrition (food, smoothies & teas), Baytown Town Square, a myriad of shopping boutiques and more! The newest feature of the A.C.E. District is the Baytown Sculpture Trail which includes 20 unique art pieces in a 4 block area.


Address: Texas Avenue
Baytown, TX 77520

Showbiz Cinema

Featuring 10 screens including SDX (our premium auditorium with plush leather seating, a giant 70 ft. screen, and immersive Dolby Atmos sound); 14 boutique bowling lanes; and a full cafe and bar. 


Address: Chambers Town Plaza, 10550 Interstate 10
Baytown, TX 77520

Baytown Historical Museum

Located in the historic Goose Creek Post Office, the museum features artifacts from Baytown’s history ranging from the Karankawa Indians to the oil boom. 10 am – 2 pm, Tues. – Sat. FREE Admission


Phone: (281) 427-8768

Address: 220 West Defee
Baytown, TX 77520

Baytown Little Theater

A cultural organization that offers a variety of live theatrical productions year round. Call for performance schedule. Ticket prices vary.


Phone: (281) 424-7617

Address: Lee College Performing Arts Center
2 E Texas Ave.
Baytown, Texas 77520

Baytown Symphony Orchestra

The Orchestra brings affordable, quality symphonic music to the greater Baytown area! Call for performance schedule. Ticket prices vary


Phone: (281) 424-4648

Address: Locations vary, call for schedule
511 South Whiting, Baytown, TX  77520

Bicentennial Park

This 13 acre park features the Veterans Memorial Plaza and Fireman’s Memorial. 5 am – 10 pm, Mon. – Sun. FREE Admission


Phone: (281) 420-6597

Address: 1001 Market St.
Baytown, TX 77520

Cedar Bayou Masonic Lodge, No. 321

Chartered June 18, 1870, with 13 members, and opened its own hall on July 7, 1876. The Lodge then donated quarters (1876-1911) to the first public school in east Harris County. (Texas Historical Marker) Lodge closed to public, please call for more details. FREE Admission


Phone: (281) 422-8093

Address: 2850 Ferry Rd.
Baytown, TX 77520

Cedar Bayou United Methodist Church

This congregation organized in 1844 under the direction of the Rev. Robert Alexander, was originally called Alexander Chapel. Before long, the building became a gathering place for the small Cedar Bayou community. In 1853, the only Sunday School in the district was held there. With historic ties to Texas’ years as an independent republic and to the beginning of Methodism in the state, it remains a significant element in the area’s heritage. (Texas Historical Marker) Please call for church office hours. FREE Admission


Phone: (281) 427-4754

Address: 2714 Ferry Rd.
Baytown, TX 77520

Congregation K'Nesseth Israel Synagogue

(Texas Historical Marker) Call for details. FREE Admission


Phone: (281) 424-5829

Address: 100 W. Sterling
Baytown, TX 77520

David G. Burnet Park

This 6.3 acre park is located east of the Lynchburg Ferries north landing. This historic park is named after the first President of the Republic of Texas. There is a ¼ mile jogging trail, educational plaza, historical marker, plaques and kiosks emphasizing the history of the park as Burnets home site and the shared history with the Lynchburg ferry and San Jacinto battleground. FREE Admission


Phone: (713) 274-2350

Address: 1704 Burnet Ave.
Baytown, TX 77520

ExxonMobil Baytown Refinery

ExxonMobil Baytown is the largest petroleum & petrochemical complex in the United States. In 1917 the company obtained a state charter under the name Humble Oil & Refining Company. In order to finance the building of a refinery, fifty percent of the company stock was sold to Standard Oil of New Jersey. The first oil was pumped into a still at the new refinery on May 11, 1920. Historical marker located at Main Entrance to Exxon Refinery at Decker Rd./Rollingbrook Dr. Closed to the public.

Fireman's Memorial Statue @ Bicentennial Park

5 am – 10 pm, Mon. – Sun. FREE Admission


Phone: (281) 420-6597

Address: 1001 Market St.
Baytown, TX 77520

Fred Hartman Suspension Bridge

This cable-stayed bridge spans the Houston Ship Channel connecting the City of Baytown and La Porte. It is the longest of three cable-stayed bridges in Texas.

Lee College Performing Arts Center

Offers a wide variety of theatrical and musical performances throughout the year. Call for performance schedule. Ticket prices vary


Phone: (281) 425-6255

Address: 200 Lee Dr.
Baytown, TX 77520

Lynchburg Ferry

The oldest, continuously operating ferry in Texas! This ferry played a vital role in Texas’ fight for independence during 1836. Today you can take the ferry across the San Jacinto River to visit the San Jacinto Monument or Battleship of Texas. 4:30 am – 8 pm, Mon. – Fri., 11 am – 6 pm, Sat. – Sun., closed holidays FREE Admission


Phone: (281) 424-3521

Address: 1001 South Lynchburg
Baytown, TX 77521

Oak Tree on Texas Avenue

A giant live oak tree; estimated by some tree experts to be more than 1,000 years old; stands in the center of West Texas Avenue. Its spreading branches symbolize the long rich history of this area which has played such a significant role in the early settlement and subsequent development of the Texas Gulf Coast. Texas Avenue, near Market/Decker St.

Republic of Texas Plaza

The Baytown Historical Preservation Association maintains a living history museum featuring restored homes and the 1894 one-room school from the local rice farming era prior to the discovery of oil and industrialization of the area (Texas Historical Marker). Free tours are held the last Saturday of each month, 1 pm – 3 pm.  The park was dedicated March 2,  1986 as part of Baytown’s Texas Sesquicentennial celebration. It features a statue of Ashbel Smith, M.D., one of the city’s early settlers and leader for advancement of education in Texas. The concrete marker shaped in the state of Texas with a round plaque designates "Texas Sesquicentennial Baytown, Texas 1836-1986" erected by Kiwanis Club.  Park open daily.


Phone: (281) 421-2099

Address: 5117 North Main
Baytown, TX 77521


Texas Independence Trail (Regional)

The Texas Independence Trail Region is a visitor-friendly way to experience Texas’ struggle for independence and its years as a sovereign republic. The region incorporates 28 counties along the south eastern area of Texas. It stretches from Liberty (east of Houston) along the Gulf Coast to Refugio (south of Victoria) to San Antonio (Bexar County) into the west, and on to Washington and Bastrop counties in the north. Free, certain venues and attractions may charge an entrance fee.


Phone: (281) 239-9235


Trophy Barber Shop

In 1948, Jimmie Carpenter, an avid hunter, opened a small 2 chair barbershop and placed his trophies in the shop as well. Over time, his collection (and business) grew enough that the building could not contain them. In 1962, Trophy Barber Shop opened in its present location. Today, customers are greeted at the front entrance by a mounted polar bear! There are many other notable trophies including a water buffalo, baboon, lion, and eagle, not to mention the hundreds of deer antlers that line the ceiling of the shop. Open for business, 8 am – 7 pm, Tues. – Fri., 8 am – 5 pm, Sat. Admission Free, price of haircuts $12.50


Phone: (281) 427-1187

Address: 103 E. Texas Ave
Baytown, TX 77520


Veteran's Memorial Plaza @ Bicentennial Park

Located within Bicentennial Park.


Phone: (281) 420-6597

Address: 1001 Market St
Baytown, TX 77520


Yepez Vineyard

Phone: (281) 573-4139

Relax on the patio which features an adobe style winery reminescent of the Southwest along with handcrafted wines.


12739 FM 2354
Baytown, TX 77520


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