On Display Through September 5,
|Baylor University's Mayborn Museum will take you on a trip to ancient Egypt this summer.
Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science will be on display from May 28 to September 5, 2011 in the Thomas E.
and Emilyne Weed Anding Traveling Exhibit Hall. The exhibit was created and produced by COSI, the Center of Science and
Industry in Columbus, Ohio and built by the Science Museum of Minnesota. |
|Lost Egypt is an immersive quest for
knowledge that reveals how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient
civilization of Egypt. |
Special exhibit admission includes the entire museum and the Lost Egypt 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.
Egypt Film Series
Join us on Thursday evenings this summer starting June 16th through August 11th as we will feature documentaries as well
as classic films about Egypt. Films will begin at 6:00pm and end by 8:00pm.
- June 16- Modern Marvels: Mummy Tech
- June 23- The Mummy (1932)
- June 30- Egypt’s Great Queen: Hatshepsut
- July 7- Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy
- July 14- Modern Marvels: Mummy Tech
- July 21- The Mummy (1932)
- July 28- Egypt’s Great Queen: Hatshepsut
- August 4- Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy
- August 11- Viewer’s Choice via Facebook vote
Regular museum admission includes all special activities. Museum members and Baylor students receive free admission.
For more information, call (254)710-7981.
Chasing the Bone Pile: Highlights from the Baylor University Museum and the Strecker Museum
The Baylor University Museum, now known as the Mayborn Museum Complex, has been in existence since 1893. This
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
history collection, along with a wide variety of specimens representing fauna from Texas and the world. This exhibit
through the summer. |
Facebook & Twitter
The Mayborn Museum is now on Facebook and Twitter. Fans and followers of the museum can participate in
like Trivia Thursday. Become a fan on
Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest updates.
Egypt Themed Gifts
Want to walk like an Egyptian? Our museum store can help. Stop by to purchase a costume or Egyptian themed jewelry.
Museum Members receive 10% off purchases in the store making a family membership an even greater value.
Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science was developed by COSI in
cooperation with the Science Museum Exhibit Collaborative and was built by the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Artifacts are on loan from the Brooklyn Museum and the Academy of Natural Sciences. Photography © 2008 Brad
Feinknopf. Mummy scans © 2005 Akhmim Mummy Studies Consortium.
School & Adult
Spots are filling up fast!
Call to schedule a tour or program for your student or
Palmer at 254-710-7526 to make your
reservations or click
here to view our brochure.
Celebrate your child's
birthday with a party at the Mayborn Museum Complex!
Please call 254-710-1194 to book your party
here to read more about our one-of-a-kind
Membership to the Mayborn
Museum provides an entire year of learning and fun!
Family memberships can be purchased for only $75.
Call Misty Thornton at 254-710-1180 or visit our
to make this valuable purchase online.
Make a Difference...
Volunteer! Exciting new volunteer opportunities for youth
and adults to engage, enjoy and explore.
Hansen at 254-710-4629 or visit the
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