Discovery Center Mayborn Museum Complex
Fall in Love with the Mayborn
Fall in Love with the Mayborn

Aunt Blanche's Tea Room
We had a very busy summer and have much to look forward to in December with the return of All Aboard the Mayborn Express.


Now is the perfect time to discover or rediscover your favorite exhibits and Discovery Rooms.


Fall in Love with the Mayborn
People of the World Room


Fall in Love with the Mayborn
Texas Lifeways


If you have not had a chance to visit the museum in a while, come engage, explore, enjoy.



Artifact Spotlight
1909 Homecoming Football1909 Homecoming Football

This football was used in the first Baylor Homecoming football game against TCU and signed by all the players. The Bears defeated the Horned Frogs 6-3.

This year’s homecoming game against Missouri is on Saturday, November 5. Sic’Em Bears!



Special Events

    Free Sunday Program
    Our Free Sunday Program continues on November 6, 2011 thanks to the support of our sponsors Central Texas Counseling and Assessment Inc. and Up Grade Educational Services.

    Baylor University's Mayborn Museum would like to thank
    Packaging Corporation of America for sponsoring October's Free Sunday.



    'Sic'Em Science'
    November 12, 2011
    2:00pm- 4:00pm

    Students from the Baylor Biology Department will offer science demonstrations that build on some of the themes in our Discovery Rooms. Check our Facebook page for more details.

    Sic'Em Science
    Sic'Em ScienceDemonstrations include: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Lenses and Mirrors, Creature Crew, Water Works, Come and SEE Sound, Human Health, Fun with Friction, and Bright Changes.



    Temporary Schedule Change
    The Mayborn Museum will close at 5:00 pm on Thursday, November 3, 2011. Our normal Thursday hours of 10:00 am to 8:00 pm will resume on November 10, 2011.



Museum Store

    Museum Store Need a unique gift? Check out the potato geodes in our museum store. Geodes begin as bubbles in volcanic rock, or as animal burrows, tree roots, mud balls or solution cavities in sedimentary rock.

    These geodes are opened for you to see the crystals inside. We have three sizes for the geology enthusiast: Giant, Large and Small.

    As always, museum members receive 10% off their entire purchase.




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.




Coming Soon

    Join us during the holidays as we bring back one of your favorite Mayborn exhibits, All Aboard the Mayborn Express, opening December 2, 2011. This entertaining exhibit will be on display in the Thomas E. and Emilyne Weed Anding Traveling Exhibits Hall through December 31, 2011.





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 254-710-1070 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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