Palacios Area Historical Association (PAHA), was incorporated in 1982 as a 501(c)3 non profit organization in the City of Palacios, Matagorda County, Texas. PAHA operates the City by the Sea Museum to carry out its work and operates a gift shop.
The mission of City by the Sea Museum is to enrich the community through education, preservation, and exploration of the region’s cultural and natural histories.
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Our vision is to provide a place for all people to learn, to be inspired, to become stewards and storytellers, and to ensure the legacy of our area continues to grow and prosper.
City by the Sea Museum is located in the historic R.J. Hill Building on the corner of 4th and Commerce Street.
General Admission to the Museum is $5. Admission for children and museum members are free.