Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History As the ONLY Natural History Museum in the area, we elevate, motivate, and inspire visitors by showcasing the best of Earth in Nature, Science & History.

Located in the heart of Texas, the Museum promotes science and natural and cultural history education, while encouraging responsible stewardship of all natural and cultural resources. Serving all Texans, the Museum: (1) provides educational programming (exhibits, camps, classes, lectures, outreach, tours, & special events); (2) safeguards artifacts and natural specimens for future generations; and (3) forms cooperative partnerships with arts and cultural organizations, community oriented entities, and academic institutions throughout the Brazos Valley.

Become a Member and receive priority registration for our Summer Nature Camp!Registration begins for the following membe...
04/04/2019

Become a Member and receive priority registration for our Summer Nature Camp!

Registration begins for the following member levels:
April 2 - Members at the $250+ levels
April 9 - Sponsor Level $150
April 16 - Family Level $100
April 23 - Members at the $30+ levels

OPEN Registration for everyone is April 30th!

See http://bit.ly/BVMNHsncBrochure19 (Dropbox) or http://bit.ly/BVMNHsncbrochure19GD (Google Docs) for info about our camp topics etc. -- or. call 979-776-2195 for more information.

It is going to be a spectacular summer! 😊❀️

Come and rock with the Museum, at our free exhibit opening ("Rocks: Earth's Majestic Building Blocks") on Friday, 6:30 p...
03/29/2019

Come and rock with the Museum, at our free exhibit opening ("Rocks: Earth's Majestic Building Blocks") on Friday, 6:30 pm, March 29th! Enjoy an fascinating talk by Dr. J. Brian Balta at 6:30 pm, followed by the classic rock of the Scott Kunkle quartet, delicious refreshments, and gallery viewing! πŸ˜ŠπŸ’™

Did you know that if you sit on bluebonnets they will not flower the next year?  Come learn about photographing wildflow...
03/22/2019

Did you know that if you sit on bluebonnets they will not flower the next year? Come learn about photographing wildflowers as you enjoy their beauty with us tomorrow at Boonville Heritage Park, Saturday, March 23, 10 am - 2 pm. Check us out in the Battalion! πŸ’™πŸŒ·http://bit.ly/WildflowerDay

We will be having many local artists demonstrating and offering tips at our Wildflower Day at Boonville Heritage Park on...
03/22/2019

We will be having many local artists demonstrating and offering tips at our Wildflower Day at Boonville Heritage Park on Saturday, March 23, 10 am - 2 pm! Do you know what "plein air" painting is? Come watch Benjamin Knox, Hailey Herrera, and others demonstrate! Call 979-776-2195 for more info. πŸ’™πŸŒ·

Did you notice the sky was very bright last night?  Catch the third and final super moon of 2019 tonight.  It is the fir...
03/20/2019

Did you notice the sky was very bright last night? Catch the third and final super moon of 2019 tonight. It is the first full moon of the Northern Hemisphere. And the closest coincidence of a full moon with the March 20 equinox since 2000! πŸ’™

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
03/19/2019

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

What is your favorite wildflower?  Have you ever dissected one to learn more about it? Come join the Museum at our free ...
03/19/2019

What is your favorite wildflower? Have you ever dissected one to learn more about it? Come join the Museum at our free Wildflower day, Boonville Heritage Park, Saturday, March 23, 10 am - 2 pm and learn more about why "Earth laughs in flowers". (Ralph Waldo Emerson).

The Museum has a wonderful partnership with the "Fish Gallery" (located in Houston and the Woodlands). Their staff does ...
03/19/2019

The Museum has a wonderful partnership with the "Fish Gallery" (located in Houston and the Woodlands). Their staff does a spectacular job providing and taking care of our aquariums! If you haven't seen our beautiful tanks, come take a look. Thank you, Fish Gallery!

03/15/2019

In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Grand Canyon National Park, the Museum is opening a new exhibit, "Rocks: Earth’s Majestic Building Blocks," on Friday, March 29th at 6:30 pm. Come learn about the mysteries of Earth’s extraordinary rocks and minerals as you view colorful crystals, ancient stone tools, local fossils, and a magnificent array of rocks from around the world. Photo:
"Sunset at Maricopa Point" by William Horton.πŸ’œ

Love to draw or paint?  Or just love flowers?  Come join Museum staff, artists, naturalists, and more on Saturday, March...
03/09/2019

Love to draw or paint? Or just love flowers? Come join Museum staff, artists, naturalists, and more on Saturday, March 23, 10 am - 2 pm for Wildflower Day, a free event at Boonville Heritage Park! Fire Truck Crepes will be on hand for delicious food. Call 979-776-2195 for more information. (painting by Hailey Herrera) 🌷

Saturday, March 9th,is the last day to enjoy our beautiful "Weaving Magic" exhibit!  Don't miss this extraordinary look ...
03/09/2019

Saturday, March 9th,is the last day to enjoy our beautiful "Weaving Magic" exhibit! Don't miss this extraordinary look into the mysteries of an art practiced for thousands of year. For more information, call 979-776-2195.

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
03/09/2019

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

We have exciting animals coming to visit the Museum during our spring mini camp, "Creature Chronicles," March 11- 15. Do...
03/09/2019

We have exciting animals coming to visit the Museum during our spring mini camp, "Creature Chronicles," March 11- 15. Don't miss the live sloth from Oak Creek Zoological! Sign up today, spots are filling fast! http://bit.ly/Creature19 Call the Museum for more info 979-776-2195.

The Museum honors Ed Berry, April 22, 1940 - February 24, 2019, an outstanding Aggie, pillar of our community, and Museu...
03/01/2019

The Museum honors Ed Berry, April 22, 1940 - February 24, 2019, an outstanding Aggie, pillar of our community, and Museum supporter. His kindness, love of family and friends, and contributions to our community and to the world will be long remembered. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts are with his wife, Barbara (an outstanding Museum Board Trustee) and their family.

How does a cricket chirp? What other insects make sounds to communicate? Hop along with Eric Carle's "Very Quiet Cricket...
02/23/2019

How does a cricket chirp? What other insects make sounds to communicate? Hop along with Eric Carle's "Very Quiet Cricket" at our Spring Mini Camp, Creature Chronicles, March 11- 15. Register today! http://bit.ly/Creature19 πŸ’šπŸ˜Š

The Museum's Education Outreach gang had a well attended booth at the Darwin Day Festivities on TAMU campus. Our staff r...
02/17/2019

The Museum's Education Outreach gang had a well attended booth at the Darwin Day Festivities on TAMU campus. Our staff really know how to make science education fun! Check us out at First Fridays, Wildflower Day on March 23rd, and at the Earth Day Celebration on April 13th! 🌷🐾☺️

Today is World Pangolin Day! Did you know these amazing creatures have large, protective keratin scales covering their s...
02/16/2019

Today is World Pangolin Day! Did you know these amazing creatures have large, protective keratin scales covering their skin? They are the only known mammals with this feature. πŸ’œ

Tribute to Gary Blair
02/16/2019

Tribute to Gary Blair

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
02/15/2019

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Did you know that there are over 5,000 species of wildflowers in Texas? Join us on Saturday, March 23 from 10 am to 2 pm...
02/15/2019

Did you know that there are over 5,000 species of wildflowers in Texas? Join us on Saturday, March 23 from 10 am to 2 pm for Wildflower Day at Boonville Heritage Park, a unique historical setting to enjoy and learn about local wildflowers.Call 979-776-2195 or email [email protected] for more information! πŸŒ·πŸ’™

Many many thanks to all for a fabulous tribute to honor Coach Gary Blair! It was a spectacular evening! πŸ€β€οΈ
02/09/2019

Many many thanks to all for a fabulous tribute to honor Coach Gary Blair! It was a spectacular evening! πŸ€β€οΈ

Tribute to Gary Blair
02/08/2019

Tribute to Gary Blair

Creature Chronicles, our Spring Mini Camp, March 11-15,  is now open for registration! Come journey with us as we bring ...
02/08/2019

Creature Chronicles, our Spring Mini Camp, March 11-15, is now open for registration! Come journey with us as we bring author Eric Carle's creatures and their worlds to life! http://bit.ly/Creature19 Call 979-776-2195 for more info. Space is limited, so don't delay! ❀️ 🐒

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
02/08/2019

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Tickets are still available, but selling fast! Visit the Museum  to purchase raffle tickets for stunning David Gardner D...
12/31/2018

Tickets are still available, but selling fast! Visit the Museum to purchase raffle tickets for stunning David Gardner Designed 18K Gold & 1.68 Carat Diamond Oval Link Earrings valued at $6,800! Drawing will be January 11, 2019, at "KING of the COURT: A Tribute to Gary Blair" at the Miramont Country Club. Only 200 tickets will be sold - buy yours today! (You do not need to be present to win)

To purchase by phone call the Museum: 979-776-2195.You may also purchase tickets at Amico Nave on Whiskey Wednesdays! πŸ’™

Best wishes to you for a Happy New Year!!   The Museum will be closed Monday, December 31st, and Tuesday, January 1st.  ...
12/31/2018

Best wishes to you for a Happy New Year!! The Museum will be closed Monday, December 31st, and Tuesday, January 1st. Normal Hours will resume on Wednedsay, January 2nd. πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
12/31/2018

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Don't miss out on learning about Saber-toothed Cats at our Winter Mini Camp, Prehistoric Predators, Jan 2-4. Call the Mu...
12/31/2018

Don't miss out on learning about Saber-toothed Cats at our Winter Mini Camp, Prehistoric Predators, Jan 2-4. Call the Museum for more information 979-776-2195, visit our website: www.brazosvalleymuseum.org or register on line today! http://bit.ly/Predators18 ❀️

Does your child love learning about Megalodon & Tyrannosaurus rex?  Don't miss our Prehistoric Predators Mini camp start...
12/14/2018

Does your child love learning about Megalodon & Tyrannosaurus rex? Don't miss our Prehistoric Predators Mini camp starting on Thursday, December 27th! Call the Museum for more information 979-776-2195, visit our website: www.brazosvalleymuseum.org or register on line today! http://bit.ly/Predators18 ❀️

The Museum will proudly present "King of the Court: A Tribute to Gary Blair" on Friday, January 11th, 6 pm.at the Miramo...
12/14/2018

The Museum will proudly present "King of the Court: A Tribute to Gary Blair" on Friday, January 11th, 6 pm.at the Miramont Country Club. It will be an evening full of laughter, music, great food and fun -- and a chance to thank Gary for all the wonderful support he has given our community! Call the Museum 979-776-2195 for more information! ❀️

Join us for the Holiday Showcase today!  Food, wine, live music and beautiful hand crafted items for the holidays.  A be...
12/04/2018

Join us for the Holiday Showcase today! Food, wine, live music and beautiful hand crafted items for the holidays. A beautiful and unique way to enjoy the season! 5:30 pm. 🌺☺️

Join us on Tuesday, December 4th, from 5:30 - 7:30 pm for our annual Holiday Showcase! Enjoy wine, holiday treats, live ...
11/30/2018

Join us on Tuesday, December 4th, from 5:30 - 7:30 pm for our annual Holiday Showcase! Enjoy wine, holiday treats, live music, museum exhibits, and purchase unique items for Christmas from our local artists and artisans! Admission is free! Call 979-776-2195 for more information. ☺️🌺

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
11/30/2018

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Does your child love T-Rex & Megalodon? Registration is now open for Winter Mini Camp: "Prehistoric Predators," Dec 28-2...
11/21/2018

Does your child love T-Rex & Megalodon? Registration is now open for Winter Mini Camp: "Prehistoric Predators," Dec 28-29; Jan 2-4! Spaces are limited, so sign up today at http://bit.ly/Predators18 Call the Museum, 979-776-2195, for more information and download our camp brochure here: http://bit.ly/BVMNHWC2018

Happy Thanksgiving!  The Museum will be closed Thursday, November 22 & Friday, Nov 23. Normal hours will resume on Satur...
11/21/2018

Happy Thanksgiving! The Museum will be closed Thursday, November 22 & Friday, Nov 23. Normal hours will resume on Saturday, Nov 24th. πŸ¦ƒπŸ§‘

See you tonight!! ☺️🧑
11/16/2018

See you tonight!! ☺️🧑

Tonight at 6:30 pm, opening presentation and party for Weaving Magic! Join us for an entertaining evening! ❣️🏡️😊

11/16/2018

Tonight at 6:30 pm, opening presentation and party for Weaving Magic! Join us for an entertaining evening! ❣️🏡️😊

You will love the color in the Museum with all the gorgeous textiles & looms on display!  Don't miss our opening tomorro...
11/15/2018

You will love the color in the Museum with all the gorgeous textiles & looms on display! Don't miss our opening tomorrow, Friday, Nov 16, 6:30 pm. Come find out about the magic of weaving! πŸŒ·πŸ’œ

Join us for the opening of our beautiful new exhibit, "Weaving Magic: The Artistry of the Loom." You will be entertained...
11/15/2018

Join us for the opening of our beautiful new exhibit, "Weaving Magic: The Artistry of the Loom." You will be entertained with the mysteries of weaving, music by Joey McGee, and delicious refreshments! Don't miss the fun, Friday, Nov 16th, starting at 6:30 pm! πŸ’œπŸŒ·

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
11/15/2018

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
11/03/2018

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Happy Dia de los Muertos! Come by the Museum to learn more about this holiday! ☺️🏡️🧑
11/03/2018

Happy Dia de los Muertos! Come by the Museum to learn more about this holiday! ☺️🏡️🧑

Thanks so much to Jason Hancock for our beautiful new Museum sign at our entrance on Briarcrest!  He always does such fa...
11/01/2018

Thanks so much to Jason Hancock for our beautiful new Museum sign at our entrance on Briarcrest! He always does such fabulous work!

Happy Wet Halloween!  This little pumpkin hopes you can stay dry! :)
11/01/2018

Happy Wet Halloween! This little pumpkin hopes you can stay dry! :)

Address

3232 Briarcrest Dr
Bryan, TX
77802

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(979) 776-2195

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