- List of Exhibits
- Brazos Spring Mural
- Carter Creek Nature Trail
- Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland
- Cotton Farming in the Brazos Valley
- Discovery Room
- Flying Reptiles of the Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Ice Age Mammals
- Native American Stone Tools
- Ranching and Chuck Wagon Display
- Shells: The Elegant Armor of Mollusks
- The Mary Terrell
- The Republic of Texas
- Past Exhibits
- Astronomy’s New Messengers
- Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil
- Capturing Time: The Story of Early Photography
- Crystallography: Where Art & Science Collide
- Educator's Showcase
- Educator's Showcase 2011
- Educator Showcase
- El Camino Real de los Tejas
- Enduring Transformation: The Kazakh People in a Changing World
- Farm Life: A Century of Change for Farm Families and Their Neighbors
- From Earth to the Universe
- Getting to the Core: The JOIDES Resolution
- Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art
- Ice Age: Brazos Valley and Beyond
- Inuit: the art of survival
- Lee and Grant
- Legacy - The Astin Family
- Lizards: Nature's Living Art
- Lone Star Lizards
- Monitor & Virginia: Ironclads at War
- Neches Journeys: Land River and People
- Rarámuri: Runners of the Sierra Madre
- Reconstructing the USS Westfield, A Civil War Gunboat
- Road to Discovery: the Parent Child Interface
- TARZAN: Myth & Mystery
- Texas: Vanishing Habitats and Species
- Texas Writers and J. Frank Dobie: Texan Legend
- The Bison: American Icon
- The Brogdon Hotei
- The CADDO: Traditions and Heritage
- The Shogun Age in Japan
- Two Views of Indigenous Bolivia
- VANISHED: German-American Civilian Internment in Texas, 1941-48
- Wild Land: Thomas Cole and the Birth of the American Landscape Painting
- Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity
- Getting Involved
- Events and News
Summer Nature Camp Sessions
2016 Summer Nature Camp
For complete details, please visit Summer Nature Camp.
June 6-June 10: Microscopic Mayhem
Join us on an incredible voyage in nature as we explore atoms, microbes & more, all too small to see with the naked eye! We’ll uncover new worlds with scientific instruments that allow us to see these hidden mysteries.
June 13-June 17: The Wild, Wild West
It’s a Wild West adventure! Discover the challenges of Westward Expansion. How did cattle drives work? What was life like on the prairie? Who were some of the famous western pioneers and cowboys? We’ll answer all these questions and much more.
June 20-June 24: Buggin’ Out
From the tiniest ant to the largest spider, we’ll explore the world of arthropods. Come investigate social insects, identify venomous ones, and take a close up look at local insects & spiders that live around us!
June 27-July 1: If Rocks Could Talk
We’ll rock out this week! Through an exploration of rocks, land formations, erosion, and soil science, we’ll delve in the stories rocks tell. Come on a rock-hound adventure as we unravel Earth’s secrets, inside and out.
July 4 - July 8: Young Naturalists
Let’s explore the great outdoors! What is an ecosystem? What do field biologists do? How can we be safe outdoors? Join us as we learn about camping, hiking, & other fun, in our exciting natural world.
July 11-July 15: All About Anatomy
Put your senses to the test and adventure with us to explore how the bodies of animals and humans work! What are endo- and exoskeletons, vestigial organs, and homologous features? We’ll answer these questions and more as we glimpse inside all kinds of animals.
July 18–July 22: NO CAMP THIS WEEK
July 25-July 29: Fabulous Flyers
It’s a bird, it’s a plane? Yes, and it’s the same principles of flight! Explore how birds and other animals with special features are able to fly, and how humans have used these principles to create amazing flying machines.
August 1-August 5: Dinosaur Detectives
Become a junior paleontologist as you collect dinosaur data and discover clues your favorite dinosaurs left behind! Explore dinosaur classification, facts, and info about other animals that lived with the dynamic dinos.
August 8 - August 12: Budding Gardeners
Love to get those hands dirty? Discover the secrets of gardening by examining soil, beneficial insects or pests, healthy foods, and more! Let your budding gardener grow an appreciation for the environment through gardening.
August 15 - August 19: Summer Extension Day Camps (SEDC): Forces of Nature
Journey with us as we learn about the forces of nature through natural disasters! What causes earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts, floods, wildfires, and storms? What happens before, during and after, and how can we stay safe? We’ll explore different topics each day!
Monday (8/15): Hurricanes & Tornadoes
Tuesday (8/16): Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Wednesday (8/17): Droughts & Floods
Thursday (8/18): Wildfires
Friday (8/19): Severe Storms