NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson Open House
NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson will be alongside Pier 21, Galveston, TX on Friday, July 6th and will be hosting an open house with Navigation Response Team 4, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, and local National Weather Service representatives. This event will be free and open to the public. The ship will be offering tours on a first come, first served basis from 12:00-5:00 p.m. CDT. Come see how NOAA serves the Galveston and Houston area!
Anyone planning to tour the ship must wear flat or low-heel shoes with a closed toe. Visitors should be prepared to walk up and down stairs and gangways. Bags and backpacks will not be permitted on board the ship, with the exception of small purses and tote bags. Personal belongings are subject to inspection. Weapons, explosives, alcohol, and illegal drugs are prohibited. Adults must have a valid government-issued ID. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.