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Night on the Nile at the Mayborn 

Night on the Nile
at the Mayborn Museum
On Saturday, June 11, 2011 Baylor University's Mayborn Museum celebrated another great summer with a “Night on the Nile.” Museum members and guests were treated to an assortment of hot appetizers, refreshing beverages, and a chocolate pyramid dessert.


Night on the 

Night on the NileGuests were able to travel through time and experience ancient Egypt through our exhibit Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science.




Below we present a glimpse from the evening.




    Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science Continues 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.




Special Events

    Experience Egypt Wednesdays
    To celebrate Lost Egypt, the Mayborn Museum will feature themed events each Wednesday from June 15 to August 10, 2011. 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 6- Learn Like an Egyptian
    • July 13- UnLock Egypt
    • July 20- Look Like an Egyptian
    • July 27- Live Like an Egyptian
    • August 3- Learn Like an Egyptian
    • August 10- Celebrate Summer

    Please visit our website at for more details.



    Egypt Film Series
    Join us on Thursday evenings this summer starting June 16 through August 11 as we will feature documentaries as well as classic films about Egypt. Films will begin at 6:00pm and end by 8:00pm.

    • 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.



    Free Sunday Program
    Our Free Sunday Program continues on July 3, 2011 thanks to the support of our sponsor Greg May Chevrolet (West).

    Baylor University's Mayborn Museum would like to thank
    Special Event Rental for sponsoring June's Free Sunday.



    July 4 Holiday
    Baylor University's Mayborn Museum will be open during regular hours on July 4, 2011 from 10am to 5pm. We wish everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July.






Stay Connected

    Facebook & Twitter
    Facebook & Twitter The Mayborn Museum is now on Facebook and Twitter. Fans and followers of the museum can be up to date on our latest events. Become a fan on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.



Museum Store

Shop like an Egyptian


Egypt Themed Gifts
This may be your last chance to order your personalized cartouche.


Stop by to purchase Egyptian themed jewelry or many other fantastic gifts. Shop like an Egyptian

    Museum Membership
    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 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 Thornton 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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