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Happy New Year from the Mayborn Museum 

Happy New Year From Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Family
Happy New Year from the Mayborn Museum StaffThe Mayborn Museum family would like to thank all of our wonderful members, guests, volunteers and sponsors for being such an integral part of our success in 2010.


Mayborn ExpressWe appreciate your continued dedication to the Mayborn Museum. We look forward to 2011 with more opportunities to learn together. Happy New Year!!




Happy New Year from the Mayborn 

Museum Staff



On Display

    Chasing the Bone Pile: Highlights from the Baylor University Museum and the Strecker Museum Collections
    Chasing the Bone Pile The Baylor University Museum, now known as the Mayborn Museum Complex, has been in existence since 1893. This exhibit features highlights from the museum’s history, particularly when it was named the Strecker Museum from 1940 until 2002.
    Visitors will see some of the oldest and oddest specimens in the natural history collection, along with a wide variety of specimens representing fauna from Texas and the world. This exhibit will run through April. Chasing the Bone Pile



All Aboard the Mayborn Express
All Aboard the Mayborn Express All Aboard the Mayborn Express continues until January 2, 2011. This will be your last opportunity to view one of our most entertaining and exciting exhibits of the year. Don’t Miss The Train!

Special thanks to the members of the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders who make this exhibit possible. These dedicated volunteers bring smiles to the faces of thousand of visitors of all ages.



Special Events

    Free Sunday Program
    Our Free Sunday Program continues on January 2, 2010 thanks to the support of our sponsor Kohl's.

    Baylor University's Mayborn Museum would like to thank
    Atmos Energy for sponsoring December's Free Sunday. Join us as we welcome everyone to the museum with no admission charge.



Museum Store

Baylor Christmas Tree OrnamentsMake New Friends
The Mayborn Museum Store is the perfect place to purchase fun and educational gifts, toys and more.
Hottest New Items
Have fun with kaleidoscopes, festive umbrellas and even Buckyballs.
Baylor Christmas Tree Ornaments



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.
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