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National Day of Puppetry
    National Day of Puppetry
    April 26, 2014

    Baylor University's Mayborn Museum along with Ware House Puppets are proud to host The National Day of Puppetry Celebration again this year. The puppet shows that will be offered are, "By George, A Dragon," "Little Red Riding Hood" and "The Wild Woodland Adventure."

    Check our website and Facebook page for show times and locations.



Other April Events

    Free Sunday Program

    Our Free Sunday Program continues on April 6, 2014 thanks to the support of our sponsor Waco Habitat for Humanity/ ReStore..

    Baylor University's Mayborn Museum would like to thank Haley & Olson, P.C. for sponsoring March's Free Sunday. Join us as we welcome everyone to the museum with no admission charge.




    Easter Schedule

    Easter Schedule The Mayborn Museum Complex will operate on a special schedule during the Easter weekend. The museum will be closing at 5:00pm on Thursday, April 17 and will remain closed through Sunday, April 20 in observance of Easter. Regular operating schedule will resume on Monday, April 21, 2014.




Popular Interactive Exhibit On Display through May 4

    WEEBLES Coast to Coast

    People are talking about WEEBLES Coast to Coast:


    "We love this exhibit! Best one we have seen yet! Thanks for such a great experience!!"

    "LOVE this exhibit! We have been here twice this week and not left this room!"

    "My 2, 3, & 5 year old could not get enough! So fun & so many great picture opportunities! Who knew my 3 year old would visit Times Square today!"

    WEEBLES Coast to Coast


    Be sure to 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.

    WEEBLES Coast to Coast

    WEEBLES Coast to Coast 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!

    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. © 2014 Hasbro. All rights reserved.




Museum Store

    Use your imagination to tame the Wild West, blast off into outer space, and visit the ocean deep! The museum store has costumes for any adventure.

    Museum Store
    Wild wrangling wardrobes
    Museum Store
    Chic commander costumes


Coming Soon

    Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous
    May 24 through September 3, 2014

    Be the Dinosaur Unleash your wild side and Be the Dinosaur at the Mayborn Museum this summer as we celebrate our 10 year anniversary.
    Be the Dinosaur is a groundbreaking fusion of state-of-the-art video game technology and traditional exhibits, featuring full-size dinosaur bones, a paleontology field station, a Safari Jeep and more. Be the Dinosaur

    Visitors can experience life as a virtual dinosaur in this innovative exhibit.

    Be the Dinosaur is a traveling exhibit by Eureka Exhibits.








Stay Connected

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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 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 Carol Nowlin at 254-710-1128 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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