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Discovery Center Mayborn Museum Complex
Christmas in the Village
    Christmas in the Village
    December 14, 2013
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Celebrate the holiday season this year in the Governor Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village. Join staff and friends of the Mayborn Museum Complex for special events and activities relating to life in the 1890s.

    After a warming cup of apple cider, visitors can make their own Christmas crafts, listen to storytelling, purchase stocking stuffers, and much more! Families can also take advantage of a Christmas inspired photo opportunity. Watch our Facebook page for more details.

     

    WEEBLES Coast to Coast Santa will be making an appearance from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm and he wants you to share your Christmas wishes. Bring your camera to capture the moment.

     

     

    Regular admission to the museum includes all activities, events and admission to Christmas in the Village. Museum activities and events are free to all museum members and Baylor University students.

     

     

     

     
     

Special Events

    Baylor University's Christmas on 5th

    December 5, 2013
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Christmas on 5th

    The Mayborn Museum will be a warm place to step off the bus during Christmas on 5th this year. Baylor buses will transport guests between the Mayborn Museum and 5th Street.

    All Aboard the Mayborn Express will be open for this special event beginning at 5:00 pm. The extensive train set-up in the Anding Traveling Exhibit Gallery will include elaborate scenes of bridges and trestles, cities and towns, and depict both the past and present. The young and the young-at-heart will enjoy imagining the excitement of being a train engineer!

    The Mayborn Museum is staying open late until 9:00 pm for our guests to visit this popular exhibit.

     

     

     

    Free Sunday Program

    Our Free Sunday Program continues on December 1, 2013 thanks to the support of our sponsor Atmos Energy.

    Baylor University's Mayborn Museum would like to thank Community Bank and Trust for sponsoring November's Free Sunday. Join us as we welcome everyone to the museum with no admission charge.

     

     

     

On Display

    All Aboard the Mayborn Express
    December 7, 2013 - January 5, 2014

    All Aboard the Mayborn Express

    Join us as we welcome back the Central Texas Area Model Railroaders and their trains for the seventh year at the Mayborn Museum Complex. The extensive train set-up in the Anding Traveling Exhibit Gallery will include elaborate scenes of bridges and trestles, cities and towns, and depict both the past and present. The young and the young-at-heart will enjoy imagining the excitement of being a train engineer!

    Regular admission to the museum includes admission to All Aboard the Mayborn Express. Museum and exhibits are free to all museum members and Baylor University students.

     

     

 

 

Deck the Halls

    Deck the Halls

    We are working on our Christmas cheer! Join us next week as we begin to decorate the museum for the holiday season.

    Several photo opportunities will await you in our beautifully decorated museum including this whimsical setting of Santa's Elves featuring the faces of museum guests.

    The Mayborn Museum is a great place to make holiday memories.

    The Mayborn Museum Complex will be open throughout the holidays. We will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

     

 

 

Museum Membership

    Give the gift of the Mayborn Museum. Museum membership includes unlimited free admission and the many special events and exhibits offered throughout the year. If you are already a member, consider a gift membership for friends or family.

    Contact Misty Thornton through email or by phone, 710-1180, for more information.

    Baylor faculty, staff and Baylor students with families receive a 20% discount on any level of membership they purchase for themselves and it is payroll deductible!

     

 

 

 

 

Coming Soon

    WEEBLES Coast to Coast
    January 25, 2014 - May 4, 2014

    WEEBLES Coast to Coast Pack your bags for a fifty state adventure in the Mayborn Museum's new exhibit, WEEBLES Coast to Coast. Visitors will travel, with help from Weebles characters, to each of the 50 states to explore U.S. geography, history and culture.
    Children can pretend to go fishing in Minnesota, drive along the Pacific Coast Highway in California, join a pit crew in Indianapolis, Indiana, and so much more! WEEBLES Coast to Coast

     

     

     

    The WEEBLES Coast to Coast exhibit was created by the Betty Brinn Children's Museum in collaboration with Hasbro. WEEBLES is a registered trademark of Hasbro, Inc. and is used with permission.© 2013 Hasbro. All rights reserved.

     

Museum Store

    The museum store is the place to find stocking stuffers that are perfect in price and size.

    Museum Store Holiday Deals

    Mayborn Museum Members will enjoy double discounts on purchases December 14-21.

    Museum Store
    Headbands & Hair-ties
    Museum Store
    Blocky robot friends

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 254-710-1834 to book your party today!

Click here to read more about our one-of-a-kind birthday parties.

 
Membership
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.

 
Volunteer
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.

 
Groups
Interested in bringing a group to the museum? Click here to see the various ways your group can visit.
 
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