Museum News

Rio Brazos Audubon Society Meeting

Speaker: Mark Klym
Information Specialist, Wildlife Diversity Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife

Just in time for fall migration in the Brazos Valley, this presentation will focus on the hummingbirds that have been documented in a five county area centering on Brazos County and another small group of hummingbirds that are possible based on documented occurrence nearby or on habitat features that are present. Also, Mr. Klym will discuss season, habitat features and the probability of overwintering for each species.

Rarámuri Exhibit Lecture

6:00 PM Lecture by Diana Molina

Reception following in the gallery.

About Rarámuri 2010

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History and Humanities Texas proudly present the exhibit, Rarámuri, by the noted Latina writer and photographer Diana Molina.

The exhibit features stunning photographs and cultural artifcats about the Rarámuri (Tarahumara) Indians who are among the most accomplished runners in the world.  

Brazos Valley Shuttle Project Featured in LA Times and Local Media

LA Times Article The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History was quoted in the 15 August 2010 Sunday edition of the Los Angeles Times.  Read the full article here: "With shuttles becoming museum pieces, cities vie to land one".

Brazos Valley Shuttle Project

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is involved in a campaign to bring one of the retired shuttle orbiters to the Brazos Valley.


Details about the Brazos Valley Shuttle Project.


Use the following links to stay updated on the latest news of this project:

Lee and Grant Exhibit Opening Events

Opening events for the new Lee and Grant Exhibit will be held from 10 AM until 8 PM.

10:00 am - 5:00 pm -- Re-enactors

3:00 pm -- Dr. Charles Grear, Texas Civil War Scholar, on “Why Texans fought in the Civil War” -- Brazos Center Auditorium

4:00 pm -- Black powder demonstrations

5:00 pm -- Stage performance by Melissa Waddy-Thibodeaux on "The Resurrection of General Harriet Tubman" -- Brazos Center Auditorium