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100 Years of Baylor Homecoming Bonfire
100 Years of Baylor Homecoming

100 Years of Baylor Homecoming

This year marked the 100th year of Homecoming at Baylor University. This exhibit features the history of Homecoming at Baylor, focusing on the parades, queens, football games, and, of course, the always exciting bonfire. This wonderful exhibit assembled by the Baylor Chamber of Commerce will be on view now until February 14, 2010.

Don’t miss this grand opportunity to see the highlights and colorful history that’s been a Baylor tradition for over one hundred years.


100 Years of Baylor Homecoming Exhibit Photograph 1

100 Years of Baylor Homecoming Exhibit Photograph 2


Special Events

    Free Sunday Program
    Come spend the afternoon with us on the first Sunday of each month for free! Thanks to Haley & Olson PC, admission is free for all visitors February 7, 2010. Many thanks to last month’s sponsor, Kohl's, for helping continue our Free Sunday Program.


    Physics Circus- February 11th & 18th
    The Center for Astrophysics, Space Physics, and Engineering (CASPER) invites you to enjoy two special evening performances.

    From 5pm-6pm take part in hands-on demonstrations with a CASPER physicist. Afterwards enjoy a theatrical performance, Funhouse Exhibits, and a Laser Light Show from 6pm-8pm.The February 18th show will be performed in Spanish.

    Museum Admission includes the Physics Circus, however advanced reservations are required.  

    Physics Circus
    Seating for both show
    dates are limited and
    must be reserved by visiting

    The Physics Circus Website.

Chemistry Magic Show Chemistry Magic Show- February 27th
See science in action at the exciting, explosive Chemistry Magic Show! Join Baylor chemistry students and professors as they present amazing science demonstrations such as "Death of the Gummi Bear", "Styrofoam Shapes in Acetone", "Carbon Dioxide Lantern" and "Flame Thrower To Ignite Balloon Tree."

Showtimes 11:00 am and 1:00 pm performed outside by the museum's picnic tables.


Special Exhibits Continue

    Louise Herrington School of Nursing: Celebrating a Century of Service (on display now through April 18, 2010)


Museum Store

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Mayborn Museum Store
We have a wide selection of science kits that are fun and exciting for young children that will stimulate their innate desire to learn and discover.

This hands-on exploration of science at a young age will give children an educational science adventure that will last a life time. There are many kits to choose from depending on what adventure your child wants to engage, explore and enjoy.


Coming Soon
    Lego Castle Adventure- Summer 2010

School & Adult Groups
Spots are filling up fast! Call to schedule a tour or program for your student or adult group.

Contact Lanna Palmer at 254-710-7526 to make your reservations or Click here to view our brochure.

Birthday Parties
Celebrate your child’s birthday with a party at the Mayborn Museum Complex! Please call 254-710-1194 to book your party today!

Click here to read more about our one-of-a-kind birthday parties.

Membership to the Mayborn Museum provides an entire year of learning and fun! Family memberships can be purchased for only $75.

Call 254-710-1170 or visit our website to make this valuable purchase online.

Make a Difference... Volunteer! Exciting new volunteer opportunities for youth and adults to engage, enjoy and explore this holiday season.

Contact Becky Hansen at 254-710-4629 or visit the volunteer section of our website to learn more about ways you can help.

Interested in bringing a group to the museum? Click here to see the various ways your group can visit.

Join our Facebook Group to connect with other Mayborn Museum members and get invitations to special events.


Do you enjoy taking pictures during your visits to the museum? If you would like to share them with other museum visitors you can add them to Mayborn's Flickr group. If you have a Flickr account, join our group and send your Mayborn-related photos our way.

Everyone is welcome to view our photos on Flickr.

Mayborn Museum Complex at Baylor University.