Jeans Discovery Center Mayborn Museum Complex
LEGO Castle Adventure Now On Display
On Display Through September 5, 2010
Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex invites you to visit the enchanted world of castles experienced through LEGOŽ bricks. LEGO Castle Adventure is now on display through September 5, 2010 in the Thomas E. and Emilyne Weed Anding Traveling Exhibition Gallery at the Mayborn Museum Complex.


Special exhibit admission includes the entire museum and the LEGO Castle Adventure exhibit at $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and $5 for children.

Museum and exhibits are free to all museum members and Baylor University students.



Artifact Spotlight
To complement LEGO® Castle Adventure, the Mayborn has borrowed several authentic pieces of armor from the Higgins Armory Museum, America’s foremost arms and armory museum. One of the loaned artifacts is a shaffron, or armor for a horse’s head, that was made in Germany in the 16th century.


Shaffron Although its history and development generally paralleled that of armor for man—both employing the same materials (metal, leather, and textile) and decorative techniques—horse armor was generally rarer, being reserved mainly for the elite heavy cavalry.


Special Events

    Medieval Merriment
    To celebrate LEGO Castle Adventure the Mayborn Museum will feature themed events each Wednesday from June 16 to August 18, 2010. Beginning June 16, 2010 with Medieval Weapons, visitors will be given the opportunity to engage, explore and enjoy through special activities planned by our amazing facilitators. Admission to the exhibit and the museum on these dates will be $5 per person.


    Special Events will be presented from 1:30pm to 4:30pm on the following dates:


    July 7, 2010Knights & Damsels
    July 14, 2010Myths & Legends
    July 21, 2010Medieval Weapons
    July 28, 2010Castle Community
    August 4, 2010Engineering
    August 11, 2010Knights & Damsels
    August 18, 2010Myths & Legends

    Please visit our website at for more details.


    2010 Lillian M. Brown Volunteer of the Year Award
    This award is given annually to a museum volunteer in honor of Lillian M. Brown, who from 1948 to 1990 contributed thousands of volunteer hours identifying, cataloging, and preserving museum specimens, educating school children through museum summer classes, and welcoming visitors as a docent for the Strecker Museum. Her selfless contribution of her talents and her time are a lasting inspiration to all who support the concept of the public museum.

    The 2010 Lilliam M. Brown Volunteer of the Year Award recipient is Janice Grelle. The staff at the Mayborn Museum would like to thank Janice, and all of our wonderful volunteers for their service.

    Volunteer of the Year Award


    Builder Spotlight
    LEGO Castle Adventure showcases the learning possibilities of LEGO bricks. Build stations within the exhibit give opportunities for visitors to express this inspired creativity. We would like to share a few of the many amazing LEGO creations that our visitors have built.


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    Free Sunday Program
    Our Free Sunday Program continues on July 4, 2010 thanks to the support of our sponsor U Monthly Magazine.

    Baylor University's Mayborn Museum would like to thank
    Waco Wonder Wash for sponsoring June's Free Sunday. Join us as we welcome everyone to the museum and LEGO Castle Adventure with no admission charge.



Museum Store

Castle Themed GiftsCreativity, Ingenuity, Inspiration!
The award winning Mayborn Museum Store has thousands of great gifts to engage and enlighten the hearts, minds and lives of all ages.
Become a knight, a princess
Feeling fanciful? How about a costume to commemorate your visit. The Mayborn Museum Store has everything to make you feel right at home in the magical world of castles.
Castle Themed Gifts


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.