Jeans Discovery Center Mayborn Museum Complex
LEGO Castle Adventure Opens May 29, 2010
 The Bricks Are Coming!
Baylor University's Mayborn Museum will be full of LEGOŽ bricks, castles and adventure from May 29 to September 5, 2010.
The Thomas E. and Emilyne Weed Anding Traveling Exhibit Hall will host LEGO Castle Adventure produced by The Children's Museum of Indianapolis in cooperation with LEGO Systems, Inc. Our special exhibit will explore the history and wonder of castles through LEGO models. If you're already excited, keep reading to find out more of what's to come.


Explore a Giant Castle! Explore a Giant Castle!
Venture inside the royal castle full of LEGO brick decorations, the king and queen’s thrones, and secret passageways.
  Build, Build, Build!
Builders of all ages and skill levels can construct castles, learn about real-world castles and their building secrets, and plan their ideal castle’s defenses.
Build, Build, 

Aim a catapult! Aim a Catapult!
Virtually build a fortress wall on screen and test its strength with a LEGO catapult.
  What goes better with castles than swords and armor?
The Mayborn Museum teamed up with The Higgins Armory Museum to bring real medieval swords and armor and you can see it all starting May 29th.

selected pieces from the Higgins Armory Museum

Excited yet?
This is just a preview, stay tuned to our website and keep an eye out for email updates to learn more.


Special Events

    Free Sunday Program
    The May 2, 2010 Free Sunday will be in memory of Sarah Levine. Through her dedication and commitment to serve the community, Sarah Levine created the Free Sunday Program at the Mayborn Museum. Sarah believed that all children should have an opportunity to visit a place where they could laugh, play and simply call their own. This Free Sunday is dedicated to Sarah; we thank her for the legacy she has left behind and her remarkable vision for the future. There will be no charge for admission Sunday May 2, 2010.


    May 29, 2010
    LEGO Castle Adventure Opening Day

    To celebrate our summer 2010 exhibit, we're planning an extravaganza like no other. Opening day will be filled with all kinds of activities and crafts for young and old. Opening day admission will be $5 per person for all guests over 18 months of age. Museum Members and Baylor University students receive free admission.


Giving Thanks

Volunteer Awards
    Thank You Volunteers!
    Baylor University's Mayborn Museum would like to thank each and every volunteer on the Jeanes Team. Without their dedication and generosity, The Mayborn Museum would not be the same.
    Recently the Mayborn Museum held an award ceremony to thank our many wonderful volunteers. Handcrafted personalized awards were presented to show appreciation for their hard work and dedication. Volunteer Awards 

    Volunteer Awards 2010We love our volunteers and are always looking for more. Visit our website to learn how you can join the team.


Museum Store

New T-Shirts
    Sneak Preview
    Our summer exhibit is sure to get you in the medieval mood. The Mayborn Museum store will be stocking hundreds of cool and educational toys, gifts and books.
    Create your army
    Have fun with durable, historically accurate toys from Schleich featuring knights, horses, soldiers and more. Coming soon to the Mayborn Museum Store.


Coming Soon
    LEGOŽ Castle Adventure- Special Event Wednesdays

    Each Wednesday starting June 16, 2010 The Mayborn Museum will feature special themed events to celebrate LEGO Castle Adventure. Stay tuned to the Mayborn Museum website for details.  

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 Misty Holly at 254-710-1180 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.

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.