Discovery Center Mayborn Museum Complex
Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, 

Modern Science on display through September 5
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: 

Ancient Secrets, Modern Scienc
Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern SciencLost 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
    The Mayborn Museum’s themed events each Wednesday are highly popular. Come celebrate Lost Egypt for the remaining Wednesdays on August 3 and August 10. Admission to the exhibit and the museum on these dates will be $5 per person.
    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:

    • August 3- Learn Like an Egyptian
    • August 10- Celebrate Summer: featuring performances by Cody S. Fisher, Master Magician.
      Magic shows on August 10 will be performed at 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 2:30pm in the SBC Theater.

    Please visit our website at for more details.



    Egypt Film Series
    Our summer film series is almost complete, be sure to catch the last two showings on August 4 and August 11. Films will begin at 6:00pm and end by 8:00pm.

    • August 4- Abbott & Costello Meet the Mummy
    • August 11- Vote for your favorite summer movie on Facebook for the chance to see it again. Become our fan to stay informed.

    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 August 7, 2011 thanks to the support of our sponsor Kohl's.

    Baylor University's Mayborn Museum would like to thank
    Greg May Chevrolet (West) for sponsoring July's Free Sunday.



    Thank You Teen Volunteers
    The Mayborn Museum would like to send a special thank you to all of our teen volunteers.
    Our youth volunteers donate thousands of hours each year helping the museum to provide the best possible experience for our visitors.






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

Dreaming of cooler weather? Check out the Egyptian Christmas ornaments for sale in our museum store. 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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