Curatorial

Help enhance the experience for our visitors

USS Lexington’s historian accepts memorabilia, artifacts and related items for the Museum’s collection. These items are carefully catalogued and stored for future use in exhibits and for research that enhances displays throughout the ship.

EXHIBIT DEVELOPMENT

Exhibit Development is a continuous journey for the Museum, and planned future exhibits include:
  • USS ENTERPRISE
  • Carrier firefighters
  • Letters From Home audio exhibit
  • Mess deck, including scullery and bakery
  • Laundry room
  • Boiler room
  • Tributes to US Army Air Corps, Marines, Coast Guard and Much More.

ITEMS NEEDED

  • Models
  • Uniforms
  • Medals and awards
  • Tools
  • Weapons
  • Military ties
  • Shoes
  • Belts
  • Books
  • Flight Suits
  • Helmets
  • Papers
  • Photos, etc.

DONATE

If you are interested in contributing item(s) to the ship’s collection, contact Historian/Registrar or call 361-888-4873 or 800-523-9539 ext. 304.