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.
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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.

In honor of the holiday, the Museum will be closed, Wednesday, January 1st.  Normal hours will resume on Thursday, Janua...
12/31/2019

In honor of the holiday, the Museum will be closed, Wednesday, January 1st. Normal hours will resume on Thursday, January 2nd. HAPPY NEW YEAR!! 🎉🎊

Love jewelry?  Have we got a great stocking stuffer for you!  Visit our gift shop tomorrow and purchase a chance to win ...
12/20/2019

Love jewelry? Have we got a great stocking stuffer for you! Visit our gift shop tomorrow and purchase a chance to win a gorgeous David Gardner Designed Circle of Life Diamond Pendant and 18K gold chain worth $3800. Tickets are $100 each and only 200 will be sold. The drawing will take place at the Tribute on January 10th, and attendance is not required to win. Your sweetheart will LOVE you!!❤️

Happy Holidays to you!   The Museum will be closed, Monday, Dec 23-Wednesday, Dec 25th in honor of the holiday season.Wi...
12/20/2019

Happy Holidays to you! The Museum will be closed, Monday, Dec 23-Wednesday, Dec 25th in honor of the holiday season.
Wish wish you and yours a very peaceful and joyous holiday!

Your child will LOVE our Mythical Creatures mini camp! Dec 27, Dec 30-31; Jan 2-3.  Register on line today and watch the...
12/20/2019

Your child will LOVE our Mythical Creatures mini camp! Dec 27, Dec 30-31; Jan 2-3. Register on line today and watch their imaginations run wild! Crafts, games, storytelling & more! bit.ly/Mythical19 ❤️

"It Takes Two: a Tribute to Stephanie & Jim" will take place at the Miramont Country Club on Friday, January 10, 6 pm - ...
12/13/2019

"It Takes Two: a Tribute to Stephanie & Jim" will take place at the Miramont Country Club on Friday, January 10, 6 pm - 9 pm. It will be an evening filled with laughter, great stories, delicious food, music, & fun! Enjoy this wonderful opportunity to thank Stephanie Sale & Jim Singleton for all they do for our community. Call the Museum for more information! 979-776-2195. ❤️

Join us this Tuesday, 5:30 to 7:30, December 3rd,  for the Holiday Showcase!  A free happy hour shopping event with refr...
12/03/2019

Join us this Tuesday, 5:30 to 7:30, December 3rd, for the Holiday Showcase! A free happy hour shopping event with refreshments, wine, live music by Rachel Bloem and Trey Efeney. Come meet some of our talented artists and find that perfect gift! ❤️

Join us for lots of Fun at our Holiday Showcase on Tuesday, Dec. 3rd at 5:30.  You might even get a glimpse of a few col...
11/28/2019

Join us for lots of Fun at our Holiday Showcase on Tuesday, Dec. 3rd at 5:30. You might even get a glimpse of a few colorful elves! ❤️

We wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving! The Museum will be closed Thursday, November 28 - Friday, November 29.  Normal ho...
11/27/2019

We wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving! The Museum will be closed Thursday, November 28 - Friday, November 29. Normal hours, 10 am. - 5 pm. will resume on Saturday, November 30.

Does your child love mythical creatures?  The stuff of legends?  Children's imaginations will run wild at "Mythical Crea...
11/27/2019

Does your child love mythical creatures? The stuff of legends? Children's imaginations will run wild at "Mythical Creatures" BVMNH Winter Mini Camp from Dec 27, 30-31, & Jan 2-3. Let them join in our adventure - sign up today! bit.ly/Mythical19 . Call 979-776-2195 for more information. ❤️(Artwork by Kelly Sterling).

Looking for that special gift? Join us for free Holiday fun on Dec 3rd, 5:30 pm and let us turn your shopping into a hap...
11/26/2019

Looking for that special gift? Join us for free Holiday fun on Dec 3rd, 5:30 pm and let us turn your shopping into a happy hour party! Enjoy the sparkle of Rachel Bloem and Trey Efeney's live music, food, wine & Museum exhibits as you browse for that perfect present.❤️

11/23/2019
Gary Blair Walks on Water for BVMNH!

Coach Gary Blair generously helped the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History raise money by walking on water inside a large inflatable ball!

Need a unique gift for the Holidays? Pressed for time?  Come join us on Tuesday, Dec 3rd, at 5:30 for a free happy hour ...
11/23/2019

Need a unique gift for the Holidays? Pressed for time? Come join us on Tuesday, Dec 3rd, at 5:30 for a free happy hour shopping experience! Enjoy live music, food & wine while you visit with local artists and find gifts for the holidays. ❤️

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
11/19/2019

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Learn more about Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the Museum from November 1 - 9. Come view our colorful displays...
11/01/2019

Learn more about Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the Museum from November 1 - 9. Come view our colorful displays about this celebration with its vibrant traditions! ❤️

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
11/01/2019

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Benjamin Knox Supports the Museum! His online auction www.auction.benjaminknox.com  (November 1-14) features  over 200 o...
11/01/2019

Benjamin Knox Supports the Museum! His online auction www.auction.benjaminknox.com (November 1-14) features over 200 original art pieces with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Museum. Enjoy the opening reception TODAY, November 1, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Benjamin Knox Gallery in College Station. Thank you, Benjamin! ❤️

Happy Halloween!  We are very sorry to report that the Museum will also be closed on Thursday, Oct 31st due to construct...
10/30/2019

Happy Halloween! We are very sorry to report that the Museum will also be closed on Thursday, Oct 31st due to construction in the Brazos Center! We hope to resume our normal hours on Friday, November 1st. 🎃👻

The Museum is closed today, Wednesday, Oct. 30, because of construction in the Brazos Center. We apologize for the incon...
10/30/2019

The Museum is closed today, Wednesday, Oct. 30, because of construction in the Brazos Center. We apologize for the inconvenience! We will keep you posted about our hours tomorrow. 🎃

Don't forget Brazos Valley Gives Day today, October 22nd.  Please give to the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural HIstory!  ...
10/22/2019

Don't forget Brazos Valley Gives Day today, October 22nd. Please give to the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural HIstory! Many thanks for your support! bit.ly/GiveBVMNH ❤️

Tomorrow is Brazos Valley Gives Day!  Please help the Museum raise our goal of $25K.  No donation is too small. Thank yo...
10/21/2019

Tomorrow is Brazos Valley Gives Day! Please help the Museum raise our goal of $25K. No donation is too small. Thank you for supporting the ONLY natural history museum in the Brazos Valley! For more information and to make a donation go to: bit.ly/GiveBVMNH ❤️

Owl-o-ween is coming Friday, Oct 18th, 5:30 - 8:00!!  The Museum is transforming into a stunning Halloween space for all...
10/18/2019

Owl-o-ween is coming Friday, Oct 18th, 5:30 - 8:00!! The Museum is transforming into a stunning Halloween space for all kinds of family fun!! Museum admission is free; tickets must be purchased to participate in games, concessions, and the haunted woods tours. BOO! 🎃👻

Wow, Owl-O-Ween is almost here!  Don't miss all the fun - live bats, reptiles, owls, and more.  Cool crafts, carnival ga...
10/15/2019

Wow, Owl-O-Ween is almost here! Don't miss all the fun - live bats, reptiles, owls, and more. Cool crafts, carnival games, haunted trail, costume contests, & Museum exhibits! Come join the fun on Friday, October 18th, 5:30 - 8:00. BOO! 🎃👻

Don't miss a chance to come in your favorite costume and win a prize at Owl-O-Ween  (Friday, October 18th, 5:30 - 8 pm) ...
10/12/2019

Don't miss a chance to come in your favorite costume and win a prize at Owl-O-Ween (Friday, October 18th, 5:30 - 8 pm) a festival for ALL ages! Enjoy live animals, crafts, carnival games, haunted woods tours, and more! 🎃

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
10/12/2019

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History

Be on the Big Screen for Boonville Days! Want to be on the big screen at Boonville Days? Post your pictures on Twitter o...
10/04/2019

Be on the Big Screen for Boonville Days! Want to be on the big screen at Boonville Days? Post your pictures on Twitter or Instagram with #BoonvilleDays Visit https://walls.io/bigscreen to see all the posts from the event

Boonville Days is almost here!  Take a peak at our indoor and outdoor maps to see some of the great things we have in st...
10/04/2019

Boonville Days is almost here! Take a peak at our indoor and outdoor maps to see some of the great things we have in store for you. bit.ly/MapBoonvilleDays Hope you will come join in our October fun. Kids will really enjoy the free pony rides! ❤️

Come meet our Celebrity Race Starter, Buffalo Bill!  This colorful character will regale you with amazing tales about hi...
10/02/2019

Come meet our Celebrity Race Starter, Buffalo Bill! This colorful character will regale you with amazing tales about his exploits in the wild, wild, west! Catch up with him in the Buffalo Stampede Race Area, from 7 am to 11 am, Oct 5th! YEE-HAW! 🤠

We have a fantastic line up of singer songwriters, storytellers, dancers, and more for Boonville Days, Oct 5th! Check ou...
10/01/2019

We have a fantastic line up of singer songwriters, storytellers, dancers, and more for Boonville Days, Oct 5th! Check out our updated performance schedule here: bit.ly/PerformersBD19 It's a free family friendly festival for ALL ages! ❤️

We really need volunteers for the Buffalo Stampede bit.ly/StampedeVolunteer19  and the Boonville Days Festival on Saturd...
10/01/2019

We really need volunteers for the Buffalo Stampede bit.ly/StampedeVolunteer19 and the Boonville Days Festival on Saturday, October 5th! Bit.ly/VolunteerBoonville19 Please signup on line, or give us a call at 979-776-2195. Come have lots of fun with us at this free event for all ages! ❤️

Wow, did you say there is a 10% discount on Buffalo Stampede Registration through October 1st?  Sign me up!STAMPEDE10   ...
09/28/2019

Wow, did you say there is a 10% discount on Buffalo Stampede Registration through October 1st? Sign me up!
STAMPEDE10 bit.ly/BuffaloStampede19 -- I also hear Buffalo Bill will be there on race day, Oct 5th!! YAY!

Our Chuck Wagon Cook-off is not only a unique experience; the food is amazing!  Check out the beautiful belt buckle for ...
09/27/2019

Our Chuck Wagon Cook-off is not only a unique experience; the food is amazing! Check out the beautiful belt buckle for the Championship team, hand made by Tres Rios Silver. Purchase your $12 meal ticket today- call 979-776-2195. ❤️

09/27/2019
BCS Buffalo Stampede Half Marathon & 5K

Check out our course for the Buffalo Stampede Race!
facebook.com/bcsbuffalostampede We are going to have great weather and fabulous cheer stations! Bring out the whole family for lots of fun! Call 979-776-2195 for more info. ❤️

The BCS Buffalo Stampede, hosted on October 3, 2020, is a spectacular half marathon and 5K race supporting the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History!

Fabulous chuck wagon cook-off meal tickets are on sale at the Museum for $12.  Enjoy amazingly delicious food cooked the...
09/25/2019

Fabulous chuck wagon cook-off meal tickets are on sale at the Museum for $12. Enjoy amazingly delicious food cooked the cowboy way on Saturday, October 5th from 12-1 pm in the Boonville Days Chuck Wagon area at the Museum! Call for more details 979-776-2195. ❤️

It's National Elephant Appreciation Day!  Enjoy 15% off Stampede registration thru 9/27. Stampede the whole family on Sa...
09/23/2019

It's National Elephant Appreciation Day! Enjoy 15% off Stampede registration thru 9/27. Stampede the whole family on Saturday, Oct 5th! bit.ly/BuffaloStampede19

Happy Batman Day!  Did you know that without bats, we wouldn't have bananas, avocados and mangoes? Over 300 species of f...
09/22/2019

Happy Batman Day! Did you know that without bats, we wouldn't have bananas, avocados and mangoes? Over 300 species of fruit depend on bats for pollination. Thank you, Bats! (And thank you, Batman, for all the adventures!) ❤️

Love to cheer on your friends? SIGN UP to COMPETE! bit.ly/CheerStation19 Help us put on our unique Buffalo Stampede Race...
09/19/2019

Love to cheer on your friends? SIGN UP to COMPETE! bit.ly/CheerStation19 Help us put on our unique Buffalo Stampede Race. Make it fun for your friends, family, and promote your organization ... and compete for cash prizes at the same time!

Know what this fossil is?  Love TAMU history?  Don't miss our fabulous new exhibit:"Fossil Fever"!  This exhibit showcas...
09/18/2019

Know what this fossil is? Love TAMU history? Don't miss our fabulous new exhibit:"Fossil Fever"! This exhibit showcases fossils, artifacts, veterinary medicine, historic images, vintage newspaper articles, and more. There is something for everyone! ❤️

Don't miss our annual Boonville Days Chuck Wagon Cookoff, October 5th from 12-1 in the Brazos Center Park area!  Tickets...
09/11/2019

Don't miss our annual Boonville Days Chuck Wagon Cookoff, October 5th from 12-1 in the Brazos Center Park area! Tickets on sale now at the Museum; $12 each for a delicious lunch the cowboy way! 979-776-2195. Brazos Valley Museum of Natural HIstory, 3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan, TX❤️

Save $$$ Register today!  Code:RUN20  bit.ly/BuffaloStampede19  ❤️
09/10/2019

Save $$$ Register today! Code:RUN20 bit.ly/BuffaloStampede19 ❤️

Wow! Save 20% on Registration thru Sept 15th! Code: RUN20
Register today! bit.ly/BuffaloStampede19 ❤️

Join us on Saturday, September 21st for Museum Day!  Free admission, find out about our spectacular Boonville Days,Texas...
09/10/2019

Join us on Saturday, September 21st for Museum Day! Free admission, find out about our spectacular Boonville Days,Texas Heritage Festival on Oct 5, enjoy our new exhibit "Fossil Fever", and more! bit.ly/BuffaloStampede19 ❤️

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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